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Texas House declines to negotiate with Senate on its proposed \

Texas House declines to negotiate with Senate on its proposed "bathroom" compromise

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Refusing to go any further to regulate bathroom use for transgender Texans, House Speaker Joe Straus...


Legislature opts to largely maintain cuts of therapy services for disabled children

Legislature opts to largely maintain cuts of therapy services for disabled children

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In the latest showdown between the Texas House and Senate — this time over how much money to spend...


Sweeping anti-abortion bill heads to governor\'s desk

Sweeping anti-abortion bill heads to governor's desk

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Texas senators voted Friday to send a bill banning the most common second-trimester abortion procedure...


Austin software company on acquisition spree, issues tens of millions of dollars in new shares

Austin software company on acquisition spree, issues tens of millions of dollars in new shares

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Asure Software Inc. is set to acquire a pair companies that make tools for human resources management,...


Vista Equity billion-dollar buyout fund ranks among best-performing in U.S.

Vista Equity billion-dollar buyout fund ranks among best-performing in U.S.

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Vista Equity Partners LLC has built a reputation for skillfully evaluating the potential of investment...


Bills to revive horse-racing industry to gain traction at Texas Legislature

Bills to revive horse-racing industry to gain traction at Texas Legislature

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Bills intended to keep the state’s horse and greyhound racing industry afloat failed to pass in...


Meticulous mock courtroom in Austin could help attorneys with trial prep, dispute resolution

Meticulous mock courtroom in Austin could help attorneys with trial prep, dispute resolution

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Resolving a lawsuit can be stressful — for the defendants and plaintiffs, as well as the attorneys...


Audit: Cruz did not properly disclose Goldman Sachs loans in 2012

Audit: Cruz did not properly disclose Goldman Sachs loans in 2012

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WASHINGTON — The agency that oversees federal elections said on Thursday that U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz...


Texas lawmakers considered a lot of bills. Can you spot the real ones?

Texas lawmakers considered a lot of bills. Can you spot the real ones?

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Every legislative session, thousands of bills and resolutions are considered over the 140 days when...


Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signs measure to reduce handgun license fee

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signs measure to reduce handgun license fee

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Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday signed a bill into law significantly reducing the cost to get a license to...


The Uber effect: Per-driver pay cratered in Austin after rise of ridesharing

The Uber effect: Per-driver pay cratered in Austin after rise of ridesharing

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A dramatic jump in the number of "nonemployer ground transportation firms" coincides with a big drop...


Rackspace makes biggest buyout yet, acquiring East Coast IT services company

Rackspace makes biggest buyout yet, acquiring East Coast IT services company

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Rackspace Hosting Inc. is under contract to buy TriCore Solutions, an East Coast information technology...


Another downtown sky bridge likely: Hilton Austin project wins key approvals

Another downtown sky bridge likely: Hilton Austin project wins key approvals

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A plan to connect the downtown Hilton Austin Hotel to the Austin Convention Center via a sky bridge...


Alamo Drafthouse earns widespread praise for \'women-only\' movie screenings

Alamo Drafthouse earns widespread praise for 'women-only' movie screenings

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A new promotion by Alamo Drafthouse Cinema LLC has gone viral, drawing scorn from some internet commenters...


The Brief: It\'s the Texas Legislature\'s last weekend — for this session

The Brief: It's the Texas Legislature's last weekend — for this session

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Happy Friday! Thanks for reading The Brief, The Texas Tribune’s daily newsletter that prepares...


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