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The more conservative members of the Supreme Court upheld a Texas law banning abortions after about six weeks. But the court made its decision without having been informed and argued before any court. MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: The conservative majority on the Supreme Court dropped a legal bombshell into the abortion debate last night. In …

Already, the Supreme Court’s action this week has launched conversations from Tallahassee to Birmingham, Ala., to Washington, D.C., about abortion restrictions that could now be fair game under a new court and a new paradigm. provided by the Texas decision. “The pro-life movement is incredibly vibrant right now,” said John Seago, legislative director of the …

SAN ANTONIO – The latest set of new laws taking effect in Texas on Sept. 1 include one that toughens penalties for drivers who are deemed negligent in crashes involving pedestrians. Law Lisa Torry Smith (SB 1055) is named after a Missouri town mother who was taking her son to school when they were both …

Texas law banning homeless camps goes into effect House Bill 1925 makes camping in an unapproved public place a Class C misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of up to $500. AUSTIN, TX – A state law banning homeless encampments went into effect Sept. 1 in Texas. House Bill 1925 makes camping in an unapproved public …

AUSTIN, TX – A Texas law banning most abortions in the state went into effect at midnight, but the Supreme Court has yet to respond to an emergency appeal to suspend the law. If allowed to remain in effect, the law would be the most significant restriction on abortion rights in the United States since …

Starting Sept. 1, Travis County STAR Flight and other state-funded air ambulance services will no longer be required to “bill the balance.” The term refers to the practice of billing an individual for insurance and then billing the individual for any remaining costs associated with the services. “When we respond, it usually means it’s the …

“Texas’ sweeping new abortion ban forces impotent patients to have pregnancies, regardless of rape or incest, or have their doctors and families threatened with legal action,” Healey tweeted Wednesday. “We will fight this latest effort to overturn Roe v. Wade and defend freedom, privacy and basic rights.” Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, a Democrat from Boston, criticized …

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the timestamp on the story to see when it was last updated. A deeply divided Supreme Court allows a Texas law banning most abortions to remain in effect, for now denying most women the right to …

New liquor lawSoon, Texans will be able to buy beer and wine before noon on Sundays, thanks to a long-awaited law this week. The bill was passed on June 18 and comes into force on Wednesday, September 1. Previously, stores were not allowed to start selling beer and wine on Sundays before noon, a longstanding …

The fight for the future of abortion care in the nation’s second-largest state veered to a chaotic climax on Tuesday, with an eleventh-hour plea over Texas’ sweeping new ban hanging in the US Supreme Court. United and abortion providers scrambling to cater to patients, many of whom may find themselves without the means to safely …

MCALLEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — A law that will expand the use of medical marijuana in Texas will go into effect September 1. “Each condition treated with medical marijuana is dosed very differently, its users very differently,” said Dr. Sujan Gogu, family, sports, and pain physician at South Texas Health System Clinics. The expanded law under …

The state of Texas has a new law that makes it much easier for public school parents to “COVID redshirt” their children — and that doesn’t just apply to kindergarteners. Before the start of the school year, Texas passed a law that allows parents of elementary and middle-aged children to ask school officials to allow …

Many small and medium-sized business owners have complained that they need an attorney to successfully navigate the rules and regulations of the Small Business Administration’s Payroll Protection Program. Turns out, Texas attorneys have a pretty good grasp of the COVID-19 pandemic emergency funding process. New data shows that Texas law firms qualified for 14,311 PPP …

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Texas law banning an abortion method commonly used to end second-trimester pregnancies has been upheld by a federal appeals court in New Orleans. The 2017 law in question has never been applied. It aims to ban the use of forceps to remove a fetus from the uterus without first using …

A Texas law banning an abortion method commonly used to end second-trimester pregnancies has been upheld by a federal appeals court in New Orleans. The 2017 law in question has never been applied. It aims to ban the use of forceps to remove a fetus from the uterus without first using an injected drug or …

WACO, Texas (KWTX) – Midway ISD is back in the classroom on Wednesday, and like other districts, teachers are scrambling to catch up with students after a tough year. The district is significantly expanding the tutoring it offers this year to ensure students are at grade level. While it helps, tutoring is required by Bill …

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to date with the most essential news from Texas. A new state law will soon allow most Texans to carry handguns in public without training or licensing. Governor Greg Abbott hailed the so-called “constitutional porting” legislation and other gun bills when he signed …

A leading abortion provider in Texas on Tuesday sued judges, medical licensing officials and a host of others who may be involved in enforcing a new law banning abortion for most women. of State. The lawsuit, filed in federal court by Whole Woman’s Health, seeks to prevent Senate Bill 8 from taking effect as planned …

An anti-abortion law in Texas will soon allow any US citizen to sue Texas-based abortion clinics, doctors, and anyone who assists with an abortion. If successful, the petitioner, who does not have to reside in Texas, will receive a $10,000 reward and the cost of attorney’s fees. Pro-choice supporters fear the prize money will create …

Seizures of synthetics rise, prices drop as Mexican cartels step up exports to US EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) — Seizures of fentanyl on the Texas-Mexico border and within the state continue to rise, according to law enforcement officials. The most worrying part of this trend is that Mexican drug cartels are turning the often …

A new Texas law is described as an overhaul of tort law for trucking operations. Governor Greg Abbott on Wednesday signed into law a bill to “ensure a level playing field” in commercial liability cases. Previously HB19, the new rule protects trucking companies from frivolous lawsuits in cases where the driver was not negligent. Additionally, …

When times are good, lawyers do well. When times are bad, many of these same lawyers do even better. Texas corporate law firms posted record revenues and profits in 2020 despite the global COVID-19 pandemic, falling oil prices and recession rocking the economy. Some have earned all this money because of these crises. New data …

AUSTIN, Texas (KXII) — This week, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law the Heartbeat Bill, called one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country. Instead of allowing the state to sue a provider who performs an abortion after a detectable heartbeat, like the law recently signed in Oklahoma, it would allow people …

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas is closer than ever to allowing handguns to be carried without a license. In a historic 18-13 vote, Senate Republicans approved the measure after hours of debate on Wednesday. What do you want to know Proponents of the measure want to expand Texas law already in place, largely allowing the unlicensed …