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Video: Texas\' voter ID law again takes a hit in the courts (video)

Video: Texas' voter ID law again takes a hit in the courts (video)

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In the Texas Political Roundup: The state’s voter ID law takes another hit in the courts. Plus,...


TABC on hot seat over trips and spending controversies

TABC on hot seat over trips and spending controversies

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A week after Texas lawmakers voted to keep state liquor regulators from traveling out of state, the head...


House committee considers convention of states measures

House committee considers convention of states measures

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Jim Dettman waited outside a hearing room at the Texas Capitol on Thursday, straightening his white...


UT-Dallas police investigating Qurans found in toilet in March

UT-Dallas police investigating Qurans found in toilet in March

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Police are continuing to investigate an incident at the University of Texas at Dallas where two copies...


With Trump\'s signature, Texas women\'s health clinics could lose more funding

With Trump's signature, Texas women's health clinics could lose more funding

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Abortion providers in Texas that receive federal dollars to offer reproductive health services to low-income...


Texas Insurance Commissioner David Mattax dies after fight with cancer

Texas Insurance Commissioner David Mattax dies after fight with cancer

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Texas Insurance Commissioner David Mattax died Thursday morning following a battle with cancer, according...


During Texas visit, Rick Perry touts Houston-area carbon capture system

During Texas visit, Rick Perry touts Houston-area carbon capture system

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THOMPSONS — In his first public appearance in Texas since being sworn in as U.S. energy secretary,...


Watch as House committee questions Texas liquor regulators

Watch as House committee questions Texas liquor regulators

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At a hearing Thursday of the Texas House Committee on General Investigating and Ethics, top officials...


Texas Public Utility Commission Chairman Nelson to retire

Texas Public Utility Commission Chairman Nelson to retire

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The Public Utility Commission of Texas will soon lose its chairwoman. Donna Nelson, who has sat on the...


Is Kroger interested in buying Whole Foods? Analysts read grocery merger tea leaves

Is Kroger interested in buying Whole Foods? Analysts read grocery merger tea leaves

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Kroger Co. has been bandied about as a potential buyer of Austin-based Whole Foods Market Inc. as analysts...


Clock ticking to kill Texas\' franchise tax; committee vote boosts lawmaker\'s optimism

Clock ticking to kill Texas' franchise tax; committee vote boosts lawmaker's optimism

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A key Texas House committee has advanced a bill to eliminate the state’s franchise tax, an unpopular l...


Airbnb guests to be charged hotel occupancy tax in Austin, across Texas

Airbnb guests to be charged hotel occupancy tax in Austin, across Texas

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Airbnb guests in Austin will be charged a 6 percent hotel occupancy tax starting next month. On May 1,...


GSD&M founders honored for immense influence on Austin\'s advertising world

GSD&M founders honored for immense influence on Austin's advertising world

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While Austin has solidified its place as a haven for creative marketers, that wasn't the case 40-plus...


The Brief: House panel takes up Convention of States

The Brief: House panel takes up Convention of States

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


Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar pitches Rainy Day Fund overhaul

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar pitches Rainy Day Fund overhaul

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Comptroller Glenn Hegar, the state’s chief financial officer, wants to overhaul the way Texas...


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