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Texas Political Pulse for July 23, 2021. You received 24 news.
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KEYE CBS 42 Austin   +3 other publications
Rep. Cuellar on border crisis: 'People have died and people are going to continue dying'
by ELISSA SALAMY, The National Desk Friday, July 23rd 2021 AA Rep. Henry Cuellar joined The National Desk Friday morning. (SBG) WASHINGTON (SBG) - Texas has begun arresting illegal immigrants for trespassing,...
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San Antonio Express-News   +1 other publication
I joined Texas Democrats' walkout in 2003. Here's why I'm staying in Austin this time.
Eddie Lucio Jr., The Washington Post July 23, 2021Updated: July 23, 2021 8:50 a.m. AUSTIN, TX - JULY 08: The Texas State Capitol is seen on the first day of the 87th Legislature's special session on...
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San Antonio Express-News   +2 other publications
Lawmakers concerned about UT leaving Big 12 conference make their case to Gov. Greg Abbott's office
Four prominent lawmakers met with Gov. Greg Abbott's staff after news broke that the University of Texas and the University of Oklahoma had reached out to the Southeastern Conference about joining. July...
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KRGV (ABC) 5 (Weslaco)   +2 other publications
Gov. Greg Abbott promised "transparency and accountability" for border wall donations. But donors don’t have to use real names.
2 hours 15 seconds ago Friday, July 23 2021 Jul 23, 2021 July 23, 2021 7:51 AM July 23, 2021 in News - AP Texas Headlines Source: https://www.texastribune.org/ By: By James Barragán, The...
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KRGV (ABC) 5 (Weslaco)   +3 other publications
Texas begins jailing border crossers on trespassing charges
1 hour 21 minutes 37 seconds ago Friday, July 23 2021 Jul 23, 2021 July 23, 2021 8:31 AM July 23, 2021 in News - AP Texas Headlines Source: https://apnews.com/ By: By PAUL J. WEBER Associated...
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Texas Observer
How Far Can Texas Democrats Take the Quorum Break?
House Democrats are intent on staying in D.C. until this session’s GOP voting bill is dead. Beyond that, it’s unclear. Texas State Rep. Senfronia Thompson, dean of the Texas House of Representatives,...
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Laredo Morning Times   +1 other publication
Gov. Greg Abbott tests negative for COVID-19 after Florida border visit
Priscilla Aguirre July 23, 2021Updated: July 23, 2021 8:19 a.m. On Thursday, Gov. Greg Abbott tests negative for COVID-19 - one day after a Florida official, who met with the Texas lawmaker on Saturday...
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Laredo Morning Times   +2 other publications
Texas GOP lawmakers want 2020 audit - but only in big counties that mostly went for Biden
Eva Ruth Moravec, The Washington Post July 23, 2021Updated: July 23, 2021 8:34 a.m. Cobb County Election official sort ballots during an audit, Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, in Marietta, Ga. The state is doing...
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KAVU (ABC) 25 (Victoria)
Texas Legislature passed Senate Bill 1697, allowing parents to better support their child’s learning
Senate Bill 1697 grants parents new rights and options July 23, 2021 8:16 AM Jennifer Flores Posted: July 23, 2021 8:16 AM by Jennifer Flores Texas Legislature passes Senate Bill 1697 AUSTIN,...
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KENS Channel 5 - San Antonio
Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) says more money means more people can go through these programs.
Author: Erica Zucco (KENS 5), Kristin Dean Published: 8:01 AM CDT July 23, 2021 Updated: 8:01 AM CDT July 23, 2021 SAN ANTONIO — A new house appropriations spending bill is set to include $1.6 million...
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WOAI
Lawmakers Meet With Governor Over Possibility Longhorns Might Leave Big 12
Jul 23, 2021 A group of state lawmakers has met with Governor Greg Abbott about news that the University of Texas and the University of Oklahoma may leave the Big Twelve for the SEC. The lawmakers have...
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Houston Public Media
Texas House Democrats Trying To Block The GOP Voting Bill Are Pinning Their Hopes On Congress. So Far Congress Is Unmoved
An aide carries a sign to the Senate floor as the Senate prepares for a key test vote on the For the People Act, a sweeping bill that would overhaul the election system and voting rights, at the Capitol...
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Austin American-Statesman
'I’m just pissed off at this point': Frustration mounts as Texas Democrats fail to secure Biden meeting
Brandon Mulder Madlin Mekelburg Austin American-Statesman WASHINGTON — The quorum-busting Democrats in Washington have gained meetings with several high-profile party leaders in their quest for federal...
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KVUE ABC 24 Austin
'I'm really concerned' | Mayor Adler reacts to ICU numbers for Austin area
ICU capacity has hit its third-lowest point since the start of the pandemic. AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) reported there are 244 COVID-19 patients in Austin-area...
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Austin American-Statesman
Secret meetings and phone trees: The story behind Texas Democrats' exodus from Austin
Nicole Cobler and Madlin Mekelburg, USA TODAY Published 11:36 am UTC Jul. 23, 2021 Updated 11:32 am UTC Jul. 23, 2021 WASHINGTON — State Rep. John Bucy III was running on no sleep. The Austin Democrat...
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KVUE ABC 24 Austin
Coronavirus updates in Central Texas: Friday stats tracker
Here are the latest COVID-19 updates in Central Texas for Friday, July 23. AUSTIN, Texas — KVUE is keeping you updated with the latest coronavirus and COVID-19 news in the Austin area. Scroll down for...
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KUT Austin
Here's How Texas Lawmakers (And Enron) Shaped The State's Electrical Market
Published July 23, 2021 at 5:00 AM CDT The Austin Energy Decker Creek Power Station natural gas plant in East Austin on June 25. It had been 7 hours, 51 amendments and years of work. Lawmakers on the...
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KTSM NBC 9 El Paso
Abbott announces Film Friendly Texas Forum
EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — Gov. Greg Abbott is calling for lights, cameras, action across Texas. On Thursday, Abbott announced the Film Friendly Texas Forum will be hosted at Southfork Ranch in Parker, Texas....
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KAUZ (CBS) 6 (Wichita Falls)
Senate and House staff face another day without pay
Greg Abbott vetoed the 160-million dollar budget bill which goes towards funding state personnel Published: Jul. 22, 2021 at 11:21 PM CDT|Updated: 32 minutes ago WICHITA FALLS, Texas (KAUZ) - More than...
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Waco Tribune Herald   +1 other publication
Robert Hebner: Legislature’s fix of Texas grid is OK for today, not for tomorrow
ROBERT HEBNER Texas Perspectives Jul 22, 2021 The legislative fixes to the Texas power grid are adequate for today, but more is needed as the state population increases and weather patterns change....
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KXAN NBC 36 Austin
Parents consider lying to public health officials to secure vaccine for under 12 children
AUSTIN (KXAN) — Some parents, desperate to protect their under 12 children from contracting COVID-19, are considering lying to public health authorities in order to secure a vaccine for them. Currently,...
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Denton Chronicle
Texas comptroller may blacklist Ben & Jerry’s over decision to stop sales in West Bank, Gaza Strip
The Texas comptroller’s office says it will investigate whether the state should blacklist ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s for announcing it will no longer do business in Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories....
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Denton Chronicle   +8 other publications
Texas Supreme Court may decide next plot twist in the Democratic walkout, and the fate of 2,100 state employees
The Texas legislature is immobilized. The governor is fuming. And the next chapter in the gamesmanship that has engulfed Republican efforts to rewrite Texas voting laws may fall to the state’s third branch...
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Denton Chronicle   +8 other publications
Converted Texas prison gets first immigrant detainees as Gov. Greg Abbott’s border security effort ramps up
The Briscoe Unit in Dilley has been cleared to detain immigrants arrested on state charges in counties on or near the Texas-Mexico border. Chris Stokes/For The Texas Tribune A Texas prison has officially...
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