88th Texas Legislative Session

The Texas Legislature is in full swing. Lawmakers are expected to debate over what to do with the state’s estimated $33 billion budget surplus, how to lower property taxes, deal with education issues and more. The 2023 session started Jan. 10 and will end May 29.

Fort Worth lawmaker takes lead on legalizing gambling in Texas

AUSTIN — The latest high-stakes push to bring gambling to Texas escalated on Friday as Rep. Charlie Geren of Fort Worth introduced a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow voters to authorize resort casinos, including two in the Fort Worth-Dallas metropolitan area.…