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Bill to enforce reporting of police shootings fails in House by 1 vote

Bill to enforce reporting of police shootings fails in House by 1 vote

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A bill to penalize law enforcement agencies that don't report police shootings to the state failed by...


Austin\'s best new buildings

Austin's best new buildings

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Some game-changing, responsible building is taking place amid Austin's boom, and some of the best real...


House backs measure barring mandatory vaccines for foster children

House backs measure barring mandatory vaccines for foster children

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What started as Texas House members discussing a bill that would improve the state’s Child Protective...


Paxton lawyers say judge didn\'t have authority for 2017 rulings

Paxton lawyers say judge didn't have authority for 2017 rulings

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Lawyers for Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton are seeking to void a number of major rulings in the securities...


Audio: Abbott\'s Sunday surprise, sanctuary cities and House drama (podcast)

Audio: Abbott's Sunday surprise, sanctuary cities and House drama (podcast)

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On this week's TribCast, Aman talks to Evan, Ross and Alexa about Gov. Greg Abbott's surprise signing...


Middle ground emerges in heated Texas debate over property tax hikes

Middle ground emerges in heated Texas debate over property tax hikes

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The chairman of the Texas House Ways & Means Committee spent an hour Wednesday insisting his version...


Texan on death row will face parole review instead of execution

Texan on death row will face parole review instead of execution

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A Texas man on death row for almost 25 years will now face parole review instead of an execution date....


Local Texas leaders remain opposed to property tax bill despite key changes

Local Texas leaders remain opposed to property tax bill despite key changes

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State Rep. Dennis Bonnen railed against several city leaders, county officials and first responders...


Senate education leader takes up school finance, adds tuition subsidies

Senate education leader takes up school finance, adds tuition subsidies

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Top Senate education leader Larry Taylor took up the House's major school finance reform bill in committee,...


Texas Senators Cornyn and Cruz defend Trump\'s firing of Comey

Texas Senators Cornyn and Cruz defend Trump's firing of Comey

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WASHINGTON – The two senators from Texas said Wednesday that President Donald Trump was within...


Matthew Dowd won\'t challenge U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz in 2018

Matthew Dowd won't challenge U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz in 2018

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Matthew Dowd, a political commentator and former strategist for George W. Bush, announced Wednesday...


Dell unveils \'Hello Alice\' AI platform to assist women entrepreneurs

Dell unveils 'Hello Alice' AI platform to assist women entrepreneurs

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Imagine Amazon.com Inc.'s Alexa built specifically for startup founders. On the heels of rolling out...


Video: Livestream: A conversation with Matthew Dowd

Video: Livestream: A conversation with Matthew Dowd

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Watch the livestream of our conversation in Austin with author and political strategist Matthew Dowd.


The Brief: What Texans in Congress say so far about James Comey\'s firing

The Brief: What Texans in Congress say so far about James Comey's firing

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


Analysis: As the legislative session winds down, who will be king of the hill?

Analysis: As the legislative session winds down, who will be king of the hill?

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