Ken Paxton tried to avoid being served with subpoena, court record says

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to date with the most essential news from Texas. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton fled his home in a truck driven by his wife, State Senator Angela Paxton, to avoid receiving a subpoena on Monday, according to an affidavit filed in federal court. … Read more

Dade Phelan says Texas Legislature will not pass gun safety laws

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to date with the most essential news from Texas. Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan said the state legislature will not pass meaningful gun safety legislation in its next session, but signaled an openness to creating limited exceptions to the state abortion ban. Families … Read more