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Texas Political Pulse for August 5, 2022. You received 28 news.
 
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KTEN (NBC) 10 (Denison)
Sports betting still prohibited in Texas and Oklahoma
(KTEN) — Sports betting is legal in 30 states. Massachusetts just needs the governor’s signature to become number 31. But wagering on sports remains prohibited in both Texas and Oklahoma. The Sooner...
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KDFW Channel 4 - Dallas
CPAC 2022: Texas governor brags busing migrants to Washington D.C.
article DALLAS, TEXAS - AUGUST 04: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference CPAC held at the Hilton Anatole on August 04, 2022 in Dallas, Texas. CPAC began in 1974,...
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KVUE ABC 24 Austin
Austin health experts release fall festival season guidelines ahead of monkeypox roundtable
As of Thursday, Aug. 4, Austin-Travis County has nine confirmed and 46 presumptive cases of monkeypox. AUSTIN, Texas — On Friday at noon, Austin Public Health (APH), Central Health and other community...
Britny Eubank
08/05/2022 Online
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Texas House Press Release
Representative Toni Rose‘s statement on The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
by: Rep. Rose, Toni 08/05/2022 Representative Toni Rose‘s statement on The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) decision to deny approval of Texas' application to extend postpartum Medicaid...
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La Voz Houston
Abbott says Californians coming to Texas tend to be conservative
Gov. Greg Abbott has resisted calls for a special session on safety laws, even when those calls have come from Uvalde officials. Kin Man Hui, San Antonio Express-News / Staff photographer (Bloomberg)...
Shelly Hagan
08/05/2022 Online
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KTVT CBS 11 Ft​. Worth
Rep. Pat Fallon on US economy, CHIPS Act Representative Pat Fallon (R - Texas 4th District) talks with Jack about whether the US is in a recession. The two also discuss the proposed CHIPS act aiming to increase computer chip manufacturing.
Rep. Pat Fallon on US economy, CHIPS Act Representative Pat Fallon (R - Texas 4th District) talks with Jack about whether the US is in a recession. The two also discuss the proposed CHIPS act aiming to...
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Texas Monthly
In Dallas, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán Got a Standing Ovation From the Trump Faithful
"The globalists can all go to hell," the authoritarian populist said at CPAC. "I have come to Texas." Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), in...
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KVIA ABC 7 El Paso
Orban addresses conservative confab in Texas, setting the stage for Trump speech this weekend
CNN, AFP, ATV, VIKTOR ORBAN, FACEBOOK, YOUTUBE, VIKTOR ORBAN/FACEBOOK, VIKTOR ORBAN/YOUTUBE By Michael Warren, CNN Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban won over the crowd at CPAC Texas on Thursday, arguing...
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Axios Austin
Why Texas won't have an abortion referendum like Kansas
Demonstrators rally against anti-abortion and voter-suppression laws at the Texas State Capitol in October in Austin. Photo: Montinique Monroe/Getty Images A huge win in Kansas this week for abortion...
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Governor of Texas
Office of the Texas Governor | Greg Abbott
Governor Abbott Announces First Bus Of Migrants Arrives In New York City August 5, 2022 | Austin, Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced the arrival of the first group of migrants bused to New York...
08/05/2022 Online
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Van Alstyne Leader
Coalition of news organizations sues Texas Department of Public Safety over withheld records on Uvalde shooting
By Zach Despart The Texas Tribune More than a dozen news organizations filed a lawsuit against the Texas Department of Public Safety on Monday, accusing the agency of unlawfully withholding public records...
Zach Despart
08/05/2022 Online
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KIAH (CW Houston)
Protests in Texas border cities target Operation Lone Star
...PASO, Texas (Border Report) - Advocacy organizations are pushing back against Operation Lone Star by holding protests in four Texas border cities this Saturday. The groups say Gov. Greg Abbott’s border...
Julian Resendiz
08/05/2022 Online
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Temple Daily Telegram
Booing Cornyn over gun bill
Sen. John Cornyn’s reception at the GOP convention in Houston was — and yet wasn’t — a surprise. The booing and hissing by delegates doubtless occurred because the senior senator from Texas had agreed...
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Gilmer Mirror
Rep. Slaton Calls on Comptroller Glenn Hagar to Hold Drag Show Restaurants Accountable
GREENVILLE - Earlier this summer, a now infamous drag event at Mr. Misster in Dallas left many Texans with questions. How could a drag event targeting children be allowed to happen, and how can future events...
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Spectrum News San Antonio
Medical marijuana becomes focal point in race for Texas Agriculture Commissioner
AUSTIN, Texas — When Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller called for expanding medical marijuana use in Texas, his Democratic opponent was quick to question his timing. "He’s late to the party, and Texas...
Marissa Mizroch
08/05/2022 Online
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Dallas Morning News
Texas Lt. Gov. Patrick tells fellow conservatives it’s time to unite for November election
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick spoke at the Conservative Political Action Conference at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022. In his CPAC speech, he urged Republicans to unite if they want...
Rylee Wilson
08/04/2022 Online
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The Victoria Advocate
‘We are going to win this election’: Beto O’Rourke rallies in Victoria
Beto O’Rourke answered questions from Victoria residents during a town hall campaign event Thursday night, outlining his positions on school funding, gun rights, health care and voting rights. The event...
Ian Grenier
08/04/2022 Online
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KXAN NBC 36 Austin
Uvalde DA: school shooting investigation, records release could take years
TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas (Nexstar) — In some of her first public remarks since the Robb Elementary school shooting on May 24, the Uvalde County district attorney explained why she is withholding records during...
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Governor of Texas
Governor Abbott Statement On Biden Administration Refusal To Approve Texas’ Post-Partum Medicaid Extension For Mothers
August 4, 2022 | Austin, Texas | Press Release Governor Greg Abbott today released a statement following the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid’s refusal to approve Texas’ application to extend Medicaid...
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KSAT ABC 12 San Antonio
Uvalde County district attorney testifies during hearing over release of Robb Elementary shooting records DA Christina Busbee wants details of investigation to remain private
Uvalde County district attorney testifies during hearing over release of Robb Elementary shooting records DA Christina Busbee wants details of investigation to remain private UVALDE, TEXAS - MAY 27:...
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KXAN NBC 36 Austin
Abbott focuses on key conservative issues at CPAC as race for governor narrows
DALLAS (Nexstar) — Border, business and parents’ rights. Those were a few key issues Governor Gregg Abbott focused on during his speech at this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). His...
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Texas Tribune
Feds reject Texas’ application to extend postpartum Medicaid to six months
State lawmakers believe feds could have interpreted language in the extension as excluding pregnant Texas women who had abortions. A midwife cares for a newborn baby Credit: Natalia Ojewska for The...
Eleanor Klibanoff
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KRGV (ABC) 5 (Weslaco)
Texan basketball star Brittney Griner sentenced to 9 years after being found guilty in Russian drug case
1 hour 10 minutes 16 seconds ago Thursday, August 04 2022 Aug 4, 2022 August 04, 2022 4:06 PM August 04, 2022 in News - Texas news Source: https://www.texastribune.org/ By: ABBY LIVINGSTON...
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WFAA ABC 8 Dallas
CPAC expects thousands of visitors over the weekend with former President Donald Trump closing out the conference Saturday.
DALLAS — T-shirts, hats, bags and banners at CPAC’s Dallas event had the same message: Fire Pelosi, Save America. The Conservative Political Action Conference is expected to bring thousands of people...
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Greenville Herald Banner
Monkeypox continues to spread in Texas, declared national public health emergency
This image provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases shows a colorized transmission electron micrograph of monkeypox particles (orange) found within an infected cell (brown),...
Ali Linan
08/04/2022 Online
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Tyler Morning Telegraph
Texas Sales Tax Holiday is this weekend
Texas shoppers can save money on clothes and school supplies during the state’s sales tax holiday on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 5-7. State law exempts sales tax on qualified items — such as clothing,...
Alex Dominguez
08/04/2022 Online
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Governor of Texas
Governor Abbott Congratulates Southwest Texas Junior College On $296,000 Career Training Grant
August 4, 2022 | Austin, Texas | Press Release Governor Greg Abbott today congratulated Southwest Texas Junior College on receiving a grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) for more than $296,000...
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Cleburne Times Review
Texas underserved communities to benefit from $20M in health center grants
The Texas Department of State Health Services is seeking applications for the Federally Qualified Health Center Incubator Program, offering $20 million in grants, the department announced Thursday. Pexels...
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