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Lawmakers in gun-loving Texas have quietly gone around the National Rifle Association by slipping language into a massive spending bill that would fund a $1 million public safety campaign on gun storage. The legislation is now headed to the desk of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott...
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The embattled acting Secretary of State David Whitley has delivered his resignation to Governor Abbott. Whitley spearheaded the State’s ill-fated voter purge attempt. It was back in late January when Whitley released a report citing 95,000 names of what he called non-citizens on...
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The embattled Texas elections chief who questioned the U.S. citizenship of nearly 100,000 voters has resigned ahead of being forced out of office. Local media outlets report Secretary of State David Whitley submitted his resignation letter Monday. He did so just before the Texas...
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State lawmakers approved an $11-billion plan to fund public schools. Governor Greg Abbott says he made some big promises on inauguration day, "We will do what no one thought possible. We will fix school finance in Texas, and I'm proud to tell you that we've done exactly that." A...
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A bill that allows hunters to kill feral hogs with impunity awaits Governor Greg Abbott's signature. State Senator Bryan Hughes of Mineola's bill sailed through the Senate and House. Hughes told KLTV this would help a huge expensive problem throughout the state. "You don't need...
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State lawmakers spar over eliminating the largest portion of your property tax bill. House lawmakers have voted in support of HB 297, which if eventually is given its signature by Governor Abbott, would completely eliminate the maintenance and operation portion of your school...
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The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.59 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is three cents less than on this day last week and is four cents less per gallon compared to this day last year. Of the major...
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Tornadoes across Central Texas bring damage to one town. According to Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek, his office received reports of five separate tornadoes this morning. One touched down near Flatonia. Another one tore through La Grange causing major damage to businesses...
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Update: Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says HB63 which would reduce the criminal penalty for the possession of an ounce or less of marijuana to a Class C Misdemeanor, is dead in the Texas Senate. Criminal Justice Chair @Whitmire_John is right that #HB 63 is dead in the @Texas Senate. I...