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Texas electric generators bash EPA over proposed clean air rule

Texas electric generators bash EPA over proposed clean air rule

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Environmental groups praised and power generators bashed a proposed federal environmental regulation...


Jeb Bush expresses cautious hope for Trump presidency

Jeb Bush expresses cautious hope for Trump presidency

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COLLEGE STATION — Jeb Bush is still not a huge fan of Donald Trump — but he's hopeful. Bush,...


Slideshow: 85th Texas Legislature kicks off

Slideshow: 85th Texas Legislature kicks off

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Lawmakers, lobbyists, and onlookers were at the Capitol on Tuesday for the opening day of the 85th Texas...


Report: State Rep. Dawnna Dukes\' case headed to grand jury next week

Report: State Rep. Dawnna Dukes' case headed to grand jury next week

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Travis County prosecutors will ask a grand jury to indict State Rep. Dawnna Dukes on Tuesday, KXAN reported...


Despite recent downturn, Texas Comptroller bullish on oil and gas industry prospects

Despite recent downturn, Texas Comptroller bullish on oil and gas industry prospects

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When Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar unveiled his $104.9 billion pot of gold as the total amount of revenue...


Analysis: Speaker Straus breaking a trend seen with his predecessors

Analysis: Speaker Straus breaking a trend seen with his predecessors

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Editor's note: If you'd like an email notice whenever we publish Ross Ramsey's column, click here. Joe...


Texas lawmakers focus on friendship on legislative session\'s first day

Texas lawmakers focus on friendship on legislative session's first day

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The next six months in the Texas Capitol are expected to be tense, with money tight and the political...


More direct flights connecting Austin to Florida, Indiana set to start in May

More direct flights connecting Austin to Florida, Indiana set to start in May

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Allegiant Air is spreading its wings into Austin yet again with new nonstop service to Florida and the...


Texas House unanimously elects Joe Straus for record-tying fifth term as Speaker

Texas House unanimously elects Joe Straus for record-tying fifth term as Speaker

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For the first time since he was elected House Speaker in 2009, Joe Straus walked into the lower chamber...


Rep. Joaquin Castro questions whether Americans cooperated in Russian hack

Rep. Joaquin Castro questions whether Americans cooperated in Russian hack

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WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro, a San Antonio Democrat, raised questions on Tuesday as to whether...


Hear from Texans at the Capitol on the 85th legislative session\'s first day

Hear from Texans at the Capitol on the 85th legislative session's first day

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As lawmakers were sworn into office on Tuesday, they weren't alone. Texans from across the state swarmed...


Austin chicken eatery chain ready to venture outside of Texas

Austin chicken eatery chain ready to venture outside of Texas

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After stacking up about 60 corporate and franchise locations in Texas, Bush's Chicken is ready for another...


Rackspace promotes one executive to president as another retires

Rackspace promotes one executive to president as another retires

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Rackspace Hosting Inc.'s executive suite is being shuffled and dealt a fresh hand for the New Year — w...


Austin\'s Luminex lays off 50, still has high hopes for 2017

Austin's Luminex lays off 50, still has high hopes for 2017

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Luminex Corp., a maker of biological testing systems for illnesses including the Zika virus, has trimmed...


The Brief: Legislature faces tight budget to start 2017 session

The Brief: Legislature faces tight budget to start 2017 session

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Editor's note: Welcome to our legislative kick-off edition of The Brief. As lawmakers meet in Austin...


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