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10 Texas Laws Going Into Affect Sept. 1, 2023

10 Texas Laws Going Into Affect Sept. 1, 2023

Many laws cover health care, education and safety
Opal Lee Inducted Into Texas Women's Hall Of Fame

Opal Lee Inducted Into Texas Women's Hall Of Fame

Eight women will be honored on Nov. 9, 2023
Former Miss Texas Running To Unseat GOP State Representative

Former Miss Texas Running To Unseat GOP State Representative

After becoming the first Asian American to win the Miss Texas pageant, Averie Bishop takes to politics
Gov. Abbott Visits Denton For Save Women's Sports Act Ceremony, Protest Ensues

Gov. Abbott Visits Denton For Save Women's Sports Act Ceremony, Protest Ensues

The law will go into effect on Sept. 1, 2023
Gov. Abbott Signed Two Bills To Prevent Street Racing

Gov. Abbott Signed Two Bills To Prevent Street Racing

The legislation enhances penalties for perpetrators of illegal street racing
UNT To Charge Out-Of-State Students Higher Tuition Than Undocumented Students

UNT To Charge Out-Of-State Students Higher Tuition Than Undocumented Students

The decision reversed a federal district court ruling
Mandatory Water Breaks For Workers End Under Texas Law

Mandatory Water Breaks For Workers End Under Texas Law

The law will go into effect on September 1, 2023
Attorney General Ken Paxton’s Wife To Participate In Impeachment Proceedings

Attorney General Ken Paxton’s Wife To Participate In Impeachment Proceedings

The trial is expected no later than August 28, 2023
Ken Paxton Wanted To Be Tried In Collin County, Court Said No

Ken Paxton Wanted To Be Tried In Collin County, Court Said No

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals determined Paxton’s trial will be conducted in Houston
New Law Mandates Texas Libraries To Remove Sexually Explicit Books

New Law Mandates Texas Libraries To Remove Sexually Explicit Books

Vendors would be liable for failing to rate books sold to schools