A special legislative session in Texas ordered by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott began Tuesday with loud protests over a revived “bathroom bill” targeting transgender people, renewed hostilities about a crackdown on immigration and GOP infighting that could keep demands of influential social conservatives again out of reach. Click Here to read the full story.
Amarillo Mayor Ginger Nelson joined 17 other mayors in signing a letter sent to Gov. Greg Abbott asking for a meeting to discuss his agenda for the special session that started Tuesday. Click Here to read the full story.
In February, a contractor working on a downed power line in Tyler was injured by exposure to a live wire, and a second contractor was killed. OSHA has investigated the incident, and has now issued a fine. Click Here to read the full story.