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Slideshow: Mother\'s Day Massacre

Slideshow: Mother's Day Massacre

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The last weeks of session in the Texas Legislature's biennial, 140-day marathons are almost always fractious....


Cornyn could face Senate resistance if tapped by Trump to lead FBI

Cornyn could face Senate resistance if tapped by Trump to lead FBI

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If President Donald Trump picks U.S. Sen. John Cornyn to lead the FBI, it’s not a given that the...


AIA design awards: Contemplative studio, playroom, mysterious cisterns, row houses and much more honored

AIA design awards: Contemplative studio, playroom, mysterious cisterns, row houses and much more honored

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This year's design awards from the Austin chapter of the American Institute of Architects are playful,...


\'Sandra Bland Act\' doesn\'t address cause of her arrest, family says

'Sandra Bland Act' doesn't address cause of her arrest, family says

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The family of Sandra Bland on Saturday called a bill in her honor a "missed opportunity," after lawmakers...


McCaul, Castro and O\'Rourke give Cornyn\'s Senate seat a look

McCaul, Castro and O'Rourke give Cornyn's Senate seat a look

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WASHINGTON — At least three members of the U.S. House are mulling a run for a possible U.S. Senate...


Reaching across the aisle, legislators target voter fraud at nursing homes

Reaching across the aisle, legislators target voter fraud at nursing homes

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Here’s something folks rarely see in Austin, or other statehouses, in these politically prickly...


House GOP tensions come to a head with \'Mother\'s Day Massacre\'

House GOP tensions come to a head with 'Mother's Day Massacre'

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For months, tensions have been simmering between some of the Texas House's most conservative members...


State employee health care fix could hurt Texas medical schools, critics say

State employee health care fix could hurt Texas medical schools, critics say

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Senate budget writers believe they have found a creative way to cut down on growing health care costs...


Senate revives House version of ride-hailing bill, keeping “sex” amendment alive

Senate revives House version of ride-hailing bill, keeping “sex” amendment alive

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After being stripped from a ride-hailing bill, a controversial amendment that would have defined "sex"...


Execution halted amid claims of false evidence at trial

Execution halted amid claims of false evidence at trial

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Four days before he was set to die, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Friday afternoon halted the...


Voter approval provisions stripped from controversial property tax bill

Voter approval provisions stripped from controversial property tax bill

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The most controversial provisions of the Senate’s property tax bill — the thresholds for...


Texas House committee strips revenue caps from property tax cuts bill, which now heads to Senate

Texas House committee strips revenue caps from property tax cuts bill, which now heads to Senate

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A House committee in the Texas Legislature on Friday cut a controversial revenue-cap proposal out of...


Austin’s Best Places to Work for 2017

Austin’s Best Places to Work for 2017

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The 2017 list of Austin Business Journal's Best Places to Work has been released. The final ranking...


Sen. John Cornyn on short list to lead FBI after Comey\'s firing

Sen. John Cornyn on short list to lead FBI after Comey's firing

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. John Cornyn is on the short list to succeed James Comey as FBI director,...


House Freedom Caucus blocks maternal mortality bills, more than 100 others

House Freedom Caucus blocks maternal mortality bills, more than 100 others

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Ahead of Mother's Day weekend, the Texas House’s self-labeled Freedom Caucus killed two bills...


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