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Longview News Journal
Other Voices: What Texas editors are saying
...for Texas, or just about fairness in our criminal justice system, now is the time to call Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, Gov. Greg Abbott or your Texas senator to demand they not let this opportunity pass.


This...
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YNN News 8 Austin
1 year after Santa Fe shooting, Texas shuns tougher gun laws
...going home without passing any new gun restrictions, or even tougher firearm storage laws that Gov. Greg Abbott backed after the tragedy.

A Republican governor pushing even a small restriction on firearms...
05/17/2019 Online
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Dallas Morning News
Rep. Allred is working to reform the campaign finance system, not undermine it with an online app
...amendment to require voters be notified of changes in their polling place was included as part of the legislation that passed the U.S. House in March.

Unlike a lot of politicians Texas voters are used to, Allred...
05/17/2019 Online
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Bryan-College Station Eagle
Analysis: When Texas lawmakers talk about "election security," trust but verify
...R-Spring, could get to the Capitol. Without her in the room, the vote was 4-4 — not enough to get the legislation out of committee.

The original idea was to replace the state’s aging voting machines with new...
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San Marcos Daily Record
Rep. Zwiener’s dark sky preservation bill passes house
...Representative Erin Zwiener (D-Driftwood), passed out of the Texas House of Representatives on Friday. This legislation will allow small cities in Hays and Blanco counties to use revenue from their municipal hotel occupancy...
05/17/2019 Online
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San Marcos Daily Record
Cannabis bills progress in Legislature
...in Texas to grow industrial hemp sailed through the House and Senate and is now awaiting Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s signature. House Bill 1325, filed in February by Rep. Tracy King (D-Batesville), legalizes...
05/17/2019 Online
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Texarkana Gazette
Texas appeals court affirms life sentence for child molester
...Mathis, who has a lengthy criminal history, is currently serving his term at the Ramsey Unit of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Institutional Division. According to the TDCJ website, Mathis will...
05/16/2019 Online
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KIII TV 3 (Corpus Christi)
Texas lawmakers close to sending 'born alive' abortion bill to Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk
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05/16/2019 Online
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KIII TV 3 (Corpus Christi)
Cruz calls on Congress to make schools safer in wake of Santa Fe shooting
...May 16, 2019


Two weeks after an interview with KHOU 11 Investigates about school safety, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz announced that he’s introduced new legislation aimed at protecting students.

That proposed legislation...
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Waco Tribune Herald
EDITORIAL: Can state legislators eliminate long, infuriating driver license lines?
...year advised studying the idea of transferring the entire driver license division from the DPS to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles because the former is so obviously awful at it. House legislation would...
05/16/2019 Online
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