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State Representative Ron Reynolds has filed a bill to raise Texas' minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $15 an hour. The Houston democrat calls it a "sensible" way to close the economic gap, as well as to provide a pathway for people who make minimum wage to climb out of poverty...
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Combating prescription painkiller misuse is the goal of a new initiative to be rolled out today by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. He’s teaming up with the state’s top doctors to protect Texans from opioid addiction. One is State Health Services Commissioner Dr. John...
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(Credit: Associated Press) Texas' highest criminal court has upheld the murder conviction of a man who claimed police violated his rights by using cellphone location data to find him without a warrant. The Austin American-Statesman reports the ruling this week was a first for...
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President Trump’s option of diverting disaster relief funds to pay for a border wall is getting more push-back from Texas Senator John Cornyn. Cornyn told reporters on a conference call that we need to keep the disaster aid money flowing to Texans still healing from Hurricane...
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Thousands are expected to witness Governor Abbott delivering the oath of office today at the State Capitol but one of the biggest highlights for Governor Abbott is expected to come at the Inaugural Ball. Abbott’s teaming up again with a man who helped raise $40-million dollars...
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It took the State Preservation Board less than three minutes to decide the Controversial Confederate Plaque that denied slavery was a cause of the Civil War must be taken down off the Capitol Wall. Governor Greg Abbott and the rest of the Board voted unanimously to approve the...
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(Credit: Associated Press) Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick told President Donald Trump the state will build a wall along parts of the U.S.-Mexico border if the federal government reimburses it. Patrick has pledged an estimated $800-million for border security. Trump revealed the...
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Governor Abbott and newly elected Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen appear to be on the same page. Governor Abbott sung Bonnen’s praises as he addressed the House on the first day of the Legislature on Tuesday (Jan 8th). When addressing the State House, Gov. Abbott referred to...
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Texas US Senator John Cornyn on Fox News earlier blasting democrats for their hypocrisy on border security that they previously supported during the Obama administration as Pres. Trump is set to address the nation tonight. ( Photo: Shutterstock )