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Cruz defends House Freedom Caucus against White House critics

Cruz defends House Freedom Caucus against White House critics

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RICHARDSON — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, on Tuesday defended conservative lawmakers against what...


Senate panel considers bill to simplify school finance formula

Senate panel considers bill to simplify school finance formula

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Fort Bend ISD's Chief Financial Officer Steve Bassett started his career in the financial sector, working...


House committee approves modified permitless carry legislation

House committee approves modified permitless carry legislation

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After a similar bill failed at the Capitol in 2015, a measure that would allow Texans to carry a firearm...


Texas Senate approves bill on regulation of short-term home rentals

Texas Senate approves bill on regulation of short-term home rentals

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A Senate bill that would limit local government control of short-term home rentals in Texas passed out...


Texas education board nears compromise on evolution standards

Texas education board nears compromise on evolution standards

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The Texas State Board of Education found common ground Tuesday between key players on both sides of...


Texas House panel approves bill to pay for bulletproof vests for police

Texas House panel approves bill to pay for bulletproof vests for police

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A state House committee on Tuesday approved a measure that would create a grant program to pay for bulletproof...


Texas bill requiring burial of fetal remains passes out of House committee

Texas bill requiring burial of fetal remains passes out of House committee

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Texas hospitals and abortion clinics would have to bury or cremate fetal remains under a measure that...


School districts beg Senate panel to keep expiring state aid program

School districts beg Senate panel to keep expiring state aid program

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Bobby Easterling rattled off a list of the cuts his West Texas school district would have to make if...


Texas Gov. Abbott signals support for bathroom bill from Texas House

Texas Gov. Abbott signals support for bathroom bill from Texas House

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Gov. Greg Abbott is signaling support for House legislation that some hope will serve as an alternative...


In the Office: Growing a company isn\'t easy, so follow these tips from Austin execs (Video)

In the Office: Growing a company isn't easy, so follow these tips from Austin execs (Video)

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What fuels growth? Mountains of business textbooks have been written on that subject, but the best teacher...


In aftermath of rape scandal, Baylor hires its first female president

In aftermath of rape scandal, Baylor hires its first female president

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As it tries to move past a crisis over how it handled allegations of sexual assault on campus, Baylor...


Majority of Texans believe immigration helps country more than hurts

Majority of Texans believe immigration helps country more than hurts

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Only about half of Texans oppose “sanctuary” policies in which law enforcement or other...


Texas House approves online posting of politicians\' personal financial statements

Texas House approves online posting of politicians' personal financial statements

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Inching toward 21st century transparency, the Texas House on Tuesday preliminarily approved —...


CodeNEXT maps show how development rules might change under Austin\'s massive regulatory reorganization

CodeNEXT maps show how development rules might change under Austin's massive regulatory reorganization

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The zoning maps that could soon decide what gets built where in Austin have arrived, but Mayor Steve...


Texas\' top booze regulator to step down under pressure

Texas' top booze regulator to step down under pressure

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The head of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission is leaving her post amid allegations of misusing...


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