Texas - The speed limit change is just one of about 700 new state laws that take effect Thursday in Texas.
On election days now, Texas voters will be required to show photo ID.
School districts will be required to recondition football helmets every two years once they have been used a decade.
Another law lets governments use eminent domain to seize private property only if it's necessary for highways, schools or other public uses.
Also new legislation cracks down on drunk driving.