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The Gilmer Mirror
Phillip Huffines Announces Endorsement of Jackie Schlegel - PLANO TX – Phillip Huffines candidate for Texas Senate in District 8 announces the endorsement of Texans for Vaccine Choice Executive Director Jackie Schlegel: “There’s no bigger defender...Phillip Huffines Announces Endorsement of Jackie Schlegel PLANO, TX – Phillip
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
Phillip Huffines Announces Endorsement of Jackie Schlegel PLANO, TX – Phillip Huffines, candidate for Texas Senate in District 8, announces the endorsement of Texans for Vaccine Choice Executive Director Jackie Schlegel: “There’s no bigger... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Hurricane Harvey sparks renewed push for underground water storage projectssuch projects and directed the state's water planning agency to study the best
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 3 days ago
such projects and directed the state's water planning agency to study the best places to put them. His counterpart in the Texas Senate, Charles Perry, appears just as passionate. At a hearing Monday, the Lubbock Republican also called Harvey a... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Local state senator speaks out after home is burglarizedBend counties. He is a lifelong resident of Houston and was first elected to th
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
Bend counties. He is a lifelong resident of Houston and was first elected to the House in 2006. He was elected into the Texas Senate in 2016. "I am committed to continuing to fight to ensure our neighborhoods are kept safe, especially now when... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
Exposing bigotry: Transgender people deserve privacytransgender students under Title IX, allowing them to use the bathrooms that ma
The Daily Cougar / Posted 10 days ago
transgender students under Title IX, allowing them to use the bathrooms that matches their gender. In June, however, the Texas Senate passed S.B. 6 in an attempt to prevent transgender Texans from using their logical bathrooms. Ultimately, the... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Pesina to be inaugural speaker for TJC Distinguished Lecture Series - In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month Tyler Junior College will welcome attorney Nicanor (Nick) Pesina Jr. as the inaugural guest speaker for its Distinguished Lecture Serie...at the city, state, and federal levels of government prior to becoming a lawyer
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
at the city, state, and federal levels of government prior to becoming a lawyer. After graduate school, he joined the Texas Senate Committee on International Relations & Trade chaired by State Senator Eddie Lucio Jr., as a senior policy... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Abilene charter school to benefit from new state fundingin a traditional setting." Though charter schools are getting new money, publi
KTXS Abilene / Posted 15 days ago
in a traditional setting." Though charter schools are getting new money, public schools lost out on $1.5 billion when the Texas Senate cut the House version dramatically. The Texas Association of Community Schools released a statement in August... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Analysis: How do they cheat thee? Count the waysand 11 Democrats; a three-seat swing would make it 22-14 — still a Republican m
KERA North Texas / Posted 15 days ago
and 11 Democrats; a three-seat swing would make it 22-14 — still a Republican majority, but a smaller one. In the Texas Senate, by their reckoning, Republicans would have one less seat, leaving them with a 19-12 advantage. In the House,... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Mavs' J.J. Barea Flies Home After Storm, Finds 'The Worst Thing To Happen To Puerto Rico'It's been a tough week for the transgender community. The Texas Senate passed a
KERA North Texas / Posted 22 days ago
It's been a tough week for the transgender community. The Texas Senate passed a so-called bathroom bill regulating public restroom use for transgender Texans. The next day, President Trump tweeted that he'd like to ban transgender people from serving... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Mavs' J.J. Barea Flies Home After Hurricane, 'The Worst Thing To Happen To Puerto Rico'It's been a tough week for the transgender community. The Texas Senate passed a
KERA North Texas / Posted 22 days ago
It's been a tough week for the transgender community. The Texas Senate passed a so-called bathroom bill regulating public restroom use for transgender Texans. The next day, President Trump tweeted that he'd like to ban transgender people from serving... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Mavericks' J.J. Barea Says Hurricane Maria 'Is The Worst Thing To Happen To Puerto Rico'It's been a tough week for the transgender community. The Texas Senate passed a
KERA North Texas / Posted 22 days ago
It's been a tough week for the transgender community. The Texas Senate passed a so-called bathroom bill regulating public restroom use for transgender Texans. The next day, President Trump tweeted that he'd like to ban transgender people from serving... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Preserve the civil rights department at DOJdemocratic principle — the right for all people to vote. In Texas, we’ve seen
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 23 days ago
democratic principle — the right for all people to vote. In Texas, we’ve seen this first hand. The most recent venture, Texas Senate Bill 5, was recently struck down by a federal court, which found that legislators intentionally discriminated... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Castro: Abbott, Patrick are ‘happy to be Donald Trump’s boys’And we are going to run Democrats in those districts to make sure that we repre
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 23 days ago
And we are going to run Democrats in those districts to make sure that we represent Texas values in the Texas House, in the Texas Senate and eventually in the Governor’s Mansion,” Blanco said. Amanda Williams of the Lilith Fund, which works to... Read more
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FOX News
Trump, Republicans reveal tax plan: What to knowis the product of the so-called Big Six: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnunchin; Ho
FOX News / Posted 24 days ago
is the product of the so-called Big Six: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnunchin; House Ways and Means chair Kevin Brady, R-Texas; Senate Finance chair Orrin Hatch, R-Utah; House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis.; White House economic policy chief Gary... Read more
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FOX News
Trump, Republicans reveal tax plan: What to knowis the product of the so-called Big Six: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnunchin; Ho
FOX News / Posted 24 days ago
is the product of the so-called Big Six: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnunchin; House Ways and Means chair Kevin Brady, R-Texas; Senate Finance chair Orrin Hatch, R-Utah; House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis.; White House economic policy chief Gary... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
City officials lash out at State Sen. Jose Rodriguez over 'Gringolandia' statementsay...I want us to be like Gringolandia' are an embarrassment to El Paso and be
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 24 days ago
say...I want us to be like Gringolandia' are an embarrassment to El Paso and beneath his stature as a senior member of the Texas Senate. His racially-divisive rhetoric further undermines civility in our political discourse and fuels a dangerous 'us... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Cornyn Endorses Cruz in 2018 Race, Sets Sights on 2020AUSTIN, Texas - The race for Texas’ Senate seat in 2018 received a major develo
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 26 days ago
AUSTIN, Texas - The race for Texas’ Senate seat in 2018 received a major development over the weekend. U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, who is seeking a second term, received the public support of the No. 2 Republican in the Senate: his Texas colleague... Read more

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