Stories Around Texas for March 14th, 2017

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Texas lawmakers are discussing a bill that would decriminalize marijuana. On Monday, the House Criminal Jurisprudence committee is holding a hearing on House Bill 81, which would eliminate the arrest, jail time and criminal record associated with the possession of a small amount of pot. Click Here to read the full story.

Texas bills target ‘wraparound’ mortgage lending practices. Click Here to read the full story.

A Texas Senate panel cleared legislation Monday that would overhaul the state’s voter identification rules, an effort to comply with court rulings that the current law discriminates against black and Latino voters. Click Here to read the full story.

A Texas boy who loved the sight of a Vermont State Police K-9 now has his own dog. Click Here to read the full story.

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