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2015/01/29 04:08
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Students should steer clear of the Health Center if they are seeking worthwhile help after falling victim to sexual crimes. Unfortunately, the Student Health Center currently does not house any rape...
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2015/01/28 23:22
2015/01/28 23:22
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AUSTIN — A panel of Texas lawmakers heard warning of coming rules that would crack down on Texas' coal plant emissions. Speaking at the first meeting of the Senate Natural Resources and Economic...
2015/01/28 18:01
2015/01/28 18:01
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Republicans dump Texas Senate’s two-thirds rule Outspoken conservative Republican radio talk show host Dan Patrick began his first legislative session in 2007 in the Texas Senate by proposing that...
2015/01/28 18:01
2015/01/28 18:01
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Gov. Abbott, Lt. Gov. Patrick take office January 20 was inauguration day for Gov. Greg Abbott, successor to Rick Perry, who completed a record-setting 14 years as governor. Abbott is the 48th...
2015/01/28 12:38
2015/01/28 12:38
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AUSTIN — The Texas Senate put out a draft budget that would provide $4 billion in tax relief and $1.2 billion toward transportation, proposing $2.7 billion more overall than the House’s draft...
2015/01/28 04:34
2015/01/28 04:34
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The Texas Senate has unveiled its first draft of the state budget. It's close to $102 billion and they promise $4 billion in tax cuts. The Senate pledges to lower property taxes by $3 billion and...
2015/01/28 00:22
2015/01/28 00:22
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Texas Senate leaders on Tuesday committed to making $4 billion in tax relief a clear priority in their budget, along with funding for border security and transportation. For the first time in recent...
2015/01/27 13:43
2015/01/27 13:43
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For Democratic state Rep. Ana Hernandez, watching conservative businessman Bill Hammond brave the sleet and rain earlier this month to stand with dozens of undocumented immigrants at the Capitol...
2015/01/27 12:38
2015/01/27 12:38
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AUSTIN — Lawmakers in the Texas Senate filed a bill to let people carry handguns on university campuses. The bill, Senate Bill 11, has 19 of 20 Republicans in the Senate listed as authors. The Senate...
2015/01/26 13:11
2015/01/26 13:11
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University Co-op employee Cameron Ingram sorts through and labels used textbooks in the store’s basement Saturday morning. Some natural sciences professors are requiring online teaching materials...
2015/01/25 02:08
2015/01/25 02:08
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CORPUS CHRISTI - The New England Patriots, so the accusation goes, took just a tiny bit of air out of their footballs for last week’s American Football Conference championship game. That made their...
2015/01/25 01:22
2015/01/25 01:22
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AUSTIN — Texas swore in its new governor and lieutenant governor last week, to much fanfare and applause, and in the state Senate, Republicans sidelined Democrats with rules that give them less...
2015/01/24 15:08
2015/01/24 15:08
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - On his first day in the Texas Senate eight years ago, Dan Patrick invoked America's Founding Fathers while imploring his colleagues to break with tradition and abandon a rule...
2015/01/24 09:08
2015/01/24 09:08
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AUSTIN — Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick made committee appointments late Friday afternoon, leaving Democrats with only two chairmanships in 14 standing committees when before they had six out of 18, further...
2015/01/24 07:34
2015/01/24 07:34
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Special runoff elections on Feb. 17 will choose a new member of the Texas Senate and new representatives for two House districts. Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday set the election date for the last three...
2015/01/24 00:05
2015/01/24 00:05
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Provided by Office of Senator Charles Perry LUBBOCK, TX – Today, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick chose State Senator Charles Perry to Chair the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water, and Rural Affairs....
2015/01/23 00:42
2015/01/23 00:42
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The Texas state legislature convened its biennial session in in Austin this month. While much of the action in the legislature won’t commence until February, lawmakers approved rules this week that...
2015/01/22 23:03
2015/01/22 23:03
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AUSTIN - Among the first acts of Greg Abbott as the state's governor is to appoint people to different boards. That includes the Texas A&M System Board of Regents. Thursday, Governor Abbott...
2015/01/22 19:28
2015/01/22 19:28
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Cecile Richards, the president of Planned Parenthood. National support has soared despite serious legislative reversals.Credit Photograph by Pari Dukovic This summer, after the Texas legislature took...
2015/01/22 16:11
2015/01/22 16:11
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On Wednesday, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick took his new position on the dais as President of the Texas Senate. Just one day into his new term, Patrick set his sights on rule changes within the...
2015/01/29 04:08
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