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Straus approaches session without a challenger for speakership

Straus approaches session without a challenger for speakership

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With a week until the 85th Legislative Session begins, House Speaker Joe Straus is without something...


Analysis: Dithering judges asked to rule on Texas political maps

Analysis: Dithering judges asked to rule on Texas political maps

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Appeals court panel taking up provision in Texas border security law

Appeals court panel taking up provision in Texas border security law

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While Texas lawmakers are just days away from kicking off a legislative session where attention will...


State tax credits that encourage and reward growing businesses

State tax credits that encourage and reward growing businesses

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State tax credits and incentives are big business and often create a mutually-beneficial relationship...


Arguments begin in lawsuit over Texas fetal remains burial rule

Arguments begin in lawsuit over Texas fetal remains burial rule

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Attorneys for Texas and a women's reproductive rights advocacy group sparred over costs, compliance...


Texas sues FDA over seized execution drugs

Texas sues FDA over seized execution drugs

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Texas on Tuesday sued the Federal Drug Administration for what it says is an "unreasonable delay" in...


Texas Republicans unite behind Speaker Paul Ryan, split on plan to gut ethics office

Texas Republicans unite behind Speaker Paul Ryan, split on plan to gut ethics office

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WASHINGTON - With the backing of Congressional Texans, U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan and Minority Leader...


Year in review: Get to know 50 Austin leaders (and where they like to eat)

Year in review: Get to know 50 Austin leaders (and where they like to eat)

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Wondering where to invite a CEO to lunch or how you can capture their attention in an email? Open up...


Artificial intelligence startup focused on travelers has a new CEO (she\'s human)

Artificial intelligence startup focused on travelers has a new CEO (she's human)

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An Austin startup using the number-crunching power of IBM Corp.'s Watson artificial intelligence system...


Texas lawmakers file bills to plug \

Texas lawmakers file bills to plug "loopholes" keeping government contracts secret

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A pair of Texas lawmakers have filed legislation aiming to plug what they called major “loopholes”...


George W. Bush to attend Trump\'s inauguration

George W. Bush to attend Trump's inauguration

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George W. Bush is planning to attend the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, whom the former...


Senator goes for low-hanging fruit in ethics reform

Senator goes for low-hanging fruit in ethics reform

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State Sen. Van Taylor, who ran up against strong institutional resistance when he tried to pass ethics...


App battle looms over tools for office communications, plus other tech trends to watch in 2017

App battle looms over tools for office communications, plus other tech trends to watch in 2017

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Trends to watch Clash of the titans: The number of apps and services for workplace chat and collaboration...


New in TribTalk: Keeping it quirky at the Capitol

New in TribTalk: Keeping it quirky at the Capitol

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Many themes we'll see as the Legislature convenes are as historic as the Capitol's pink dome, writes...


Austin company acquires Texas oil and gas assets from SM Energy for $800M

Austin company acquires Texas oil and gas assets from SM Energy for $800M

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An Austin oil and gas company is acquiring some assets in South Texas for $800 million. A subsidiary...


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