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2015/04/28 00:40
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AUSTIN — A closely watched bill to ban texting while driving will get a hearing in the Texas Senate, a committee chairwoman said Monday. Republican Sen. Joan Huffman of Houston said her State Affairs...
2015/04/28 00:40
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2015/04/27 23:33
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Governor Greg Abbott was ordered to make an appearance at the Travis County courthouse. He wasn't in trouble, the governor was called for jury duty. Governor Greg Abbott entered the Travis County...
2015/04/27 21:40
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AUSTIN – Gov. Greg Abbott showed up for jury duty Monday, the first time he said he has come to a courthouse to be part of a pool of potential jurors. "I think there is a target on 1010 Colorado,"...
2015/04/27 16:48
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Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) is coming under fire from the advisers of incoming Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick (R) who insist that a bipartisan effort to improve the state’s preschool and...
2015/04/26 10:21
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Groundbreaking shovels with the city of Frisco, Dallas Cowboys and the Frisco ISD logo on them. There was a glaring absence in a newsletter that landed in my inbox last week. The newsletter – from...
2015/04/26 10:08
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AUSTIN — Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick started his current office as a wild card. The former radio political commentator and tea party favorite conquered an incumbent who had held onto the state’s...
2015/04/26 05:34
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HOUSTON (AP) — Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick predicts a looming legislative deadlock will be broken and that odds are “20 percent or less” that a special legislative session will be needed this summer, despite...
2015/04/26 01:22
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AUSTIN — Check out the week’s stop statewide news. School vouchers advance in Senate The Senate voted Monday to advance a contentious but potentially landmark school voucher plan that would use...
2015/04/25 20:15
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AUSTIN - Just days after state lawmakers signaled they hoped to move past political jockeying and work together on key policy priorities, House Republicans issued a letter directly to the Texas...
2015/04/25 08:57
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MIAMI -- President Barack Obama's administration is dialing up the pressure on four states that have resisted expanding Medicaid coverage for their low-income residents under the federal health care...
2015/04/25 05:34
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AUSTIN — Proposals that critics say could be used to discriminate against gays have largely gone nowhere in the Texas Legislature, a bastion of conservatives, and some gay rights activists believe a...
2015/04/24 21:33
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By EVA RUTH MORAVEC Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Arkansas and Indiana rolled back religious objection laws after drawing pressure from gay rights groups and big businesses. Now in Texas, a...
2015/04/24 17:55
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AUSTIN, TEXAS (AP) -- The Texas House briefly approved new abortion restrictions involving fetuses with severe abnormalities before a sweeping health bill was quickly withdrawn. The unexpected vote...
2015/04/24 09:58
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Thumbs up: East Texas Baptist University closed out the home portion of the regular season schedule with a 9-1 American Southwest Conference softball win over Howard Payne on Tuesday. With the win,...
2015/04/24 09:58
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Click image to view gallery Marshall Economic Development Corp. was among four Founders Award winners Wednesday night at the 50th anniversary celebration of Texas State Technical College in...
2015/04/24 09:46
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Problems with vouchers The Texas Legislature should take heed of the law of unintended consequences as lawmakers consider the latest proposal to introduce vouchers to Texas schools. ... Lt. Gov. Dan...
2015/04/24 09:20
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For years state officials have refused to expand Medicaid in Texas under Obamacare, mainly because they don't like Obamacare but also because they say the expansion could become a financial burden in...
2015/04/24 00:33
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has met with the Honduran president but didn't discuss Texas border security efforts aimed at staunching the flow of immigrants. The meeting Thursday...
2015/04/23 23:05
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Wrong fuel blamed for crash-landing of twin-engine planeWrong fuel blamed for crash-landing of twin-engine plane An East Texas official says the use of improper fuel is believed to have caused the...
2015/04/23 23:00
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An effort to ban texting and driving in Texas has stalled in the state legislature again. It's a bill that many Texas drivers say they want, but with six weeks left in the session it has not been...
2015/04/28 00:40
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