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State Political News
 
Bryan-College Station Eagle
After House Republicans tackle big challenges in session, they face another one: Saving themselves
...report targets Bonnen and 10 vulnerable members, some of whom were in office in 2011 and backed the Legislature's over $5 billion cut to public schools.

In more recent history, Democrats plan to pressure GOP...
06/13/2019 Online
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Longview News Journal
Waskom outlaws abortion, becomes Texas' first 'sanctuary city for the unborn'
...if they do, they’ll be breaking the law."


The passing of the ordinance comes at the heels of legislation signed Friday by Gov. Greg Abbott that prohibits cities and counties from doing certain business...
06/13/2019 Online
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Longview News Journal
McNeely: From state rep to mayor
...U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz.


They wish he would stay in Texas to run against Texas’ other senator, Republican John Cornyn.


Instead, he’s driving (and flying) around the country, seeking to be the Democrat chosen...
06/13/2019 Online
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Kingsville Record & Bishop News
Governor signs school safety bill
AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on June 6 signed three bills into law to improve school safety and expand access to mental health resources.


"After the horrific shooting (at Santa Fe High School on May 18,...
06/13/2019 Online
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KLBJ 590 AM (Austin)
No Do-overs for tax protesters but ARB Chair slammed anyway
...decision was necessary to maintain the fairness of the Texas Property Tax system enacted by the Legislature. Rescheduling the protests will allow time for the District to provide the requested evidence packets....
06/13/2019 Online
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oaoa​.com
TEXAS VIEW: Longview’s plan to encourage the census makes good sense
...House districts are drawn. For Gregg County to have full representation during sessions of the Legislature, that complete count is necessary.

In this case, an undercount could mean shifting more legislative...
06/13/2019 Online
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Bryan-College Station Eagle
Watch: Dallas and the 86th Legislature
...state with a series of post-session events recapping the major policy debates of the 86th Texas Legislature and what they mean for Texas' largest cities and surrounding communities.

Join us in for a conversation...
06/13/2019 Online
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Dallas Morning News
Dallas needs hundreds of good pre-K teachers who can start at $50K. Here’s the way we’ll get them
...size nor with a specialized degree or training to effectively teach young children. With the state legislature finally funding full-day pre-kindergarten programs this past session as part of the school finance...
06/13/2019 Online
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Brazoria County Facts
OUR VIEWPOINT: Plumbing agency needs answers, not questions
...passed this legislative session to extend the life of the board. That didn’t happen.


Unless Gov. Greg Abbott is right and can keep the board’s regulatory power alive, the board will be no more come September...
06/13/2019 Online
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Kingsville Record & Bishop News
Improving Drivers License Office crowding
The Texas Legislature is making improvements to The Texas Department of Public Safety to improve wait times at Drivers License offices. With a fast-growing population, these offices are seeing an increase...
06/13/2019 Online
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Lufkin Daily News
Group hosts legislative recap for educator, foundations
...said his work on HB3 was probably the most significant.


"I probably won’t touch another piece of legislation as important to the state of Texas and our kids and taxpayers as HB3," he said.


David Feigen...
06/13/2019 Online
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Baytown Sun
The impeachment of Gov. Ferguson
...he was indicted by an Austin grand jury for financial crimes.


Outraged by the veto, the state legislature re-convened in the summer as a court of impeachment. Technically, that was an illegal move, because...
06/13/2019 Online
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Austin Chronicle
Joaquin Castro and Lloyd Doggett Demand Voter Purge Documents
...to the truth, U.S. Reps. Lloyd Doggett, D-Austin, and Joaquin Castro, D-San Antonio, pressured Gov. Greg Abbott, former Secretary of State David Whitley, and Attorney General Ken Paxton to fork over documents...
06/13/2019 Online
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KVII ABC 7 (Amarillo)
Amarillo first responders react to HB 1090
...the unseen first responders. They will get an official title change September 1, 2019, after Governor Greg Abbott signed HB 1090 into law on Monday. HB 1090 will reclassify the job from a clerical status to...
06/12/2019 Online
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Galveston Daily News
League City changes permit fees in response to new bill
...construction.


The council approved the change late Tuesday night, just a short time after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed House Bill 852, a piece of legislation that forbids cities from using the cost of new...
06/12/2019 Online
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KAMC (ABC) 28 (Lubbock)
Governor signs bill recognizing 911 dispatchers as first responders
LUBBOCK, Texas - A house bill signed by the Governor Greg Abbott on Monday now classifies emergency dispatch operators as first responders.

"It gives us some further protection, in the event of taking...
06/12/2019 Online
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KAMC (ABC) 28 (Lubbock)
City of Lubbock's Mayor Dan Pope expresses concern with property tax reform bill
Gov. Greg Abbott signed a new law designed to put a cap on property tax growth and Mayor Dan Pope said there are benefits, but also concerns.
"I think the positives of that are property tax reform." said...
06/12/2019 Online
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Longview News Journal
CEO leaves Meals on Wheels East Texas; new leadership planned
...and government sources, including the East Texas Council of Governments-Area Agency on Aging and the Texas Department of Agriculture.


In April, the Area Agency on Aging told the organization it was in danger...
06/12/2019 Online
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YNN News 8 Austin
Gov. Abbott Signs Property Tax Reform Bill
...-- A measure meant to slow the growth of Texans’ property tax bills has been signed into law.

Gov. Greg Abbott gave his stamp of approval to an expansive reform bill Wednesday.

Senate Bill 2 requires many...
06/12/2019 Online
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KTAB-TV CBS 32 (Abilene)
Gov. Abbott signs public school finance reform bill into law
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Gov. Greg Abbott signed House Bill 3 into law on June 11, 2019, reforming Texas' school finance system. Abbott...
06/12/2019 Online
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El Paso Times
El Paso Mayor Dee Margo possibly in violation of state financial disclosure requirements
...state, and the Texas Ethics Commission says the oversight is a violation of state law.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott appointed Margo to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas oversight committee...
06/12/2019 Online
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KAMC (ABC) 28 (Lubbock)
Governor Abbott signs bill to survey potential I-27 extension
LUBBOCK, Texas — On Tuesday, Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 1079 which allows the Texas Department of Transportation to survey the possibility of extending Interstate 27.
The plan is called Ports-to-Plains...
06/12/2019 Online
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KAMC (ABC) 28 (Lubbock)
Texas legalizes hemp; local distributors say it's coming to Lubbock
LUBBOCK, Texas -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed a hemp bill into law on Monday, legalizing the production of hemp within Texas.
According to local distributors, they have already been approached by...
06/12/2019 Online
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