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State Sen. Dan Patrick says he knows why the federal government has intervened on two key bills facing Texas lawmakers in the final days of the legislative session: “retribution.” Retribution for efforts of GOP leaders to stop “intrusive” Transportation Security Administration...
The Dallas Mavericks are back in the NBA Finals. They won the Western Conference Finals on home court Wednesday night by defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder 100-96. It's the third time this season that the Mavericks won a closeout game on their first try. "We made it too the...
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With a midnight deadline approaching, the author of a bill in the Texas House designed to make homeowners associations more accountable to their communities said he would rather let the measure die than accept a weakened version promoted by Houston homebuilder and mega-political...
Texas would need parental permission to store the parents' newborn's blood sample for possible research use under legislation approved by the Texas Senate. Senators voted Monday to let parents opt-in, rather than opt-out, of letting the Department of State Health Services use a...
For some Republicans in the Texas House, it's becoming all about abortion, all the time. Conservative representatives tried to tack obscure anti-abortion measures onto important but otherwise unrelated legislation throughout the day Monday. Liberals countered with long-winded...