All Charges Against Texas Rep. Dawnna Dukes Dropped

All Charges Against Texas Rep. Dawnna Dukes Dropped

Travis County District Attorneys have dropped the remaining charges against Austin Rep. Dawnna Dukes after conflicting statements regarding house rules were taken.   Dukes was charged with misusing campaign funds and other improprieties. The investigation started...

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Austin Officers Warn Not to Pay for Gas at Pump

Austin Officers Warn Not to Pay for Gas at Pump

Card skimming at gas pumps has become so rampant in Austin that police officers are warning Austinites to pay for gas inside the station.   Two people have been arrested in the past few weeks in connection with skimming. Skimming is the process of attaching a...

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New Laws Set To Go Into Effect In Texas

New Laws Set To Go Into Effect In Texas

House Bill 1774 – Windstorm Insurance Lawsuit Restrictions This bill essentially reduces the ability of claimants to sue insurers. Furthermore, it also cuts penalty fees for late payments that have been levied against companies. Many people claim it has less to do...

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Austin-Travis County Sobriety Center Set To Open Soon

Austin-Travis County Sobriety Center Set To Open Soon

The brand new Austin-Travis County Sobriety Center will soon be opening after years of planning, and a recent announcement from the board in charge of opening the center states that they are in search of an executive director to help lead the center. Candidates are...

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Drug Possession Laws In Texas

Drug Possession Laws In Texas

If you possess any type of controlled or illicit drugs, then you will likely be in violation of the Texas Controlled Substances Act. Before a conviction for drug possession can be obtained, a prosecutor must be able to successfully prove past a reasonable doubt that a...

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Texas State Drug Possession Laws And Penalties

Texas State Drug Possession Laws And Penalties

Texas is a state that has some extremely strict laws in terms of possessing drugs and other forms of illegal narcotics and controlled substances. If you're even convicted of something like this, you stand to face penalties such as fines, probation, jail time, and...

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