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Texas Political Pulse for May 16, 2022. You received 18 news.
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Waco Tribune Herald   +8 other publications
Supreme Court rules for Sen. Cruz in campaign finance case
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks at a David McCormick Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania campaign event in Lititz, Friday, May 13, 2022.
Matt Rourke - staff, AP


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KIII TV 3 (Corpus Christi)   +2 other publications
New Texas plan for federal Hurricane Harvey aid yields same old result: Funds diverted away from Gulf Coast
Author: The Texas Tribune (Zach Despart)

Published: 10:16 AM CDT May 16, 2022

Updated: 10:33 AM CDT May 16, 2022


TEXAS, USA — Editor's Note: The above video is raw footage of Hurricane Harvey's damage...
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Texas Scorecard
Decision Texas: Attorney General Ken Paxton on the Record
Ken Paxton answers questions from Texas Scorecard readers.


As early voting continues through this week, Republican voters in Texas are going to the polls in primary runoff elections to select the nominees...
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KFDA-TV CBS 10 (Amarillo)   +1 other publication
Texas Democrat Warns of MAGA Republican Hidden Taxes
Published: May. 16, 2022 at 9:55 AM CDT|Updated: 41 minutes ago


Commissioner Tommy Calvert has voted 8 times in 7 years to lower taxes for families.

SAN ANTONIO, May 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Rising property...
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KAMC (ABC) 28 (Lubbock)   +1 other publication
Secretary of State encourages Early Voting for Texans
AUSTIN, Texas (FOX 44) - Secretary of State John Scott is encouraging all registered Texas voters to vote early in the May 24th Primary Runoff Elections.

The Early Voting period has already started, and...
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Texas Taxpayers and Research Association
Has Texas seen a $20 billion increase in property taxes under Abbott?
Craymer said the role of state government is indirect at best when it comes to property taxes because rates are set locally and not by the governor or Legislature.


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South East Texas Record
AG Paxton Joins Multistate Letter to Mayorkas Demanding Disbanding of Biden Administration’s Disinformation Governance Board
Attorney General Ken Paxton has joined several states in a letter to Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas, insisting that he immediately disband the new Disinformation Governance Board, which...
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South East Texas Record
14th Court affirms immunity for TxDOT in suit over outdoor sign regulation State Court
HOUSTON - The 14th Court of Appeals affirmed an order of dismissal for want of jurisdiction in a lawsuit brought by Lamar Advantage Outdoor and filed against the Texas Department of Transportation and two...
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South East Texas Record
North Texas Tollway Authority seeks AG approval to pursue construction defect claim Lawsuits
AUSTIN - The North Texas Tollway Authority has submitted a contingent contract to the Office of the Attorney General for approval in hopes of pursuing a construction defect lawsuit.

NTTA submitted the...
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Texas Farm Bureau
Texas Legislature to study ag-related interim charges
...Julie Tomascik
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Interim committee charges were announced for the Texas Senate and Texas House.

During the non-legislative year, policy issues are assigned to committees in the Texas Senate by...
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San Antonio Express News
Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee tests positive for COVID-19, office announces
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee speaks at a press conference after handing out baby formula as she hosted a drive-thru baby formula giveaway, in partnership with the nonprofit National Association of Christian...
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Texas Observer
Texans Show Up in Force to Protect ‘Roe’
On Saturday—two weeks after Politico published a draft Supreme Court draft opinion suggesting that the constitutional right to abortion will soon be vaporized—hundreds of protesters gathered for rally at...
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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung
After location upheaval, Beto O'Rourke makes stop in Comal County
Democratic candidate for governor lauds party faithful at RSVP event


By Will Wright | The Herald-Zeitung

Apr 23, 2022


Beto O’Rourke speaks to the crowd at a private residence in New Braunfels Saturday...
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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung
Beto O'Rourke's campaign will come to New Braunfels with Saturday event
Undisclosed location to host Saturday appearance


By Will Wright | The Herald-Zeitung

Apr 22, 2022


After being turned down by four Canyon Lake venues, Beto O’ Rourke campaign officials announced the...
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Texas Standard Statewide
Your guide to voting in Texas’ May 24 primary runoff election
Early voting begins Monday and runs through Friday. Mail-in ballots must be returned by May 24.


By María Méndez and Alexa Ura, The Texas TribuneMay 16, 2022 10:12 amGovernment & Politics, Texas Tribune...
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Breckenridge Texan
Early voting in runoff elections starts today
Early voting in the runoff elections for the Texas Republican and Democratic primaries begins today, Monday, May 16, and continues through Friday, May 20. Election day for the runoff will be Tuesday, May...
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KDAF (WB) 33 (Dallas)
State of Texas: Abbott pledge to push for school choice brings praise, concern
AUSTIN (Nexstar) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s renewed push for school vouchers is a piece of his "parental rights" platform, which itself could be a signal of future political aspirations, according to a...
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Trump Rallies In Austin
May 15, 2022


Former President Donald Trump is encouraging Texas Republicans to get ready for a big win. Trump's "American Freedom Tour" went to Austin on Saturday, where he spoke for more than an hour...
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