Texas lawmakers illegally discriminated against voters of color by drawing new political districts that give white voters more political power despite rapid growth of Hispanic and Black populations, the department claims in its lawsuit.
People with mental health needs who are arrested for nonviolent offenses can increase jail overcrowding – and they often don’t get the medical care they need. But Dallas County commissioners are looking hard at a different approach.
Bank overdraft fees can be 'catastrophic' for the 44% of Texans living paycheck-to-paycheck, change may be comingThe banking industry took in more than $15 billion in overdraft fees in 2019, and just small number of account holders paid the vast majority of those fees.
Police have released the name of the officer who was fatally shot while responding to a disturbance call outside a Mesquite supermarket.
As the Supreme Court considers a case that could overturn Roe v. Wade, Texas enacted a new law imposing criminal penalties for those who prescribe medication abortions via telehealth or the mail.
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