- Attorney General Greg Abbott’s office filed a brief on Monday arguing that Texas’ ban on same-sex marriage is constitutionally sound and a matter for voters, not courts, to decide.
- A Central Texas school board has ordered a trustee to attend professional conduct training after parents and teachers said he used his position to get his daughter onto a cheerleading team.
- Weeks after sending President Obama a letter asking him to meet and discuss the illegal immigration influx in Texas, Gov. Rick Perry received his own invitation asking for the same.
- Local law enforcement agencies in Texas, especially those along the border, have received millions more dollars from a federal grant program to help deal with the surge in illegal immigration.