Video: Roundup: Syrian Refugees, Sanctuary Cities, Cruz

00 In the Roundup: Texas sues to shut its doors to Syrian refugees, a legislative committee looks to strengthen immigration laws and the latest on Republican Ted Cruz‘s presidential bid.…

GOP Lawmakers Still Targeting Sanctuary Cities

00 Local governments that testified against his unsuccessful legislation to outlaw sanctuary cities should be cut out of the $800 million state lawmakers allocated for border security funding in the 2015…

Heidi Cruz Files to Get Husband on Texas Ballot

00 Heidi Cruz, the wife of Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, on Thursday submitted the paperwork to get her husband on the ballot for the Texas primary, declaring he is…

Video: Video: The Future of Health Care Policy

00 On 12/2, I talked about the future of health care policy in Texas with state. Rep. Myra Crownover, R-Denton; state Rep. Elliott Naishtat, D-Austin; and Dr. Paul Ogden of…

Faces of Death Row App Gets an Update

00 William Mason was again sentenced to death in Harris County last month after being granted a new punishment trial. He was originally sent to death row in 1992 for…

Lawyers Fight For, and Over, Death Row Inmate

00 Two sets of attorneys who believe their client doesn’t belong on death row are fighting not only the state of Texas but also each other as his case arrives…

The Brief: Dec. 3, 2015

00 The Big Conversation The state of Texas filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday afternoon to block placement of Syrian refugees, arguing that the federal government and a refugee resettlement group…