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KHOU CBS 11 Houston
Senate Bill 1646 was heard by the Senate Committee on State Affairs on Monday.
Author: Bryce Newberry (KVUE) Published: 4:29 PM CDT April 12, 2021 Updated: 5:23 PM CDT April 12, 2021 AUSTIN, Texas — Texas lawmakers are considering a bill that would change the state’s child abuse...
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Ft​. Worth Business Press
As Texas Legislature considers anti-trans bills, NCAA announces it will not hold events in states that discriminate against trans students
...Kate McGee, The Texas Tribune. The National Collegiate Athletic Association Board of Governors said it will only hold college championships in states where transgender student-athletes can participate...
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Abilene Reporter-News   +1 other publication
'Is he really in charge?': Cornyn tweet about Biden draws scorn, White House response
Nicole Cobler Austin American-Statesman U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, drew attention Monday for a series of tweets on President Joe Biden's media strategy, asking if the president "is really in charge."...
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Weatherford Democrat
Abbott appoints Lake to Texas PUC
AUSTIN - Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Peter Lake to the Public Utility Commission of Texas for a term set to expire Sept. 1, 2023. If confirmed by the Senate, the governor will designate Peter as chairman...
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WOAI NBC 4 San Antonio   +1 other publication
Governor sparks debate about when Texas will reach herd immunity
by Bettie Cross Monday, April 12th 2021 AA The latest numbers from the Texas Department of State Health Services show 24% of Texans are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. 38% have received at least one...
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas Senate revives push to block cities' paid sick leave ordinances
...Munce, The Texas Tribune April 13, 2021Updated: April 13, 2021 7:21 a.m. State Sen. José Menéndez (D-26) authored Senate Bill 90 for the 2019 Legislative session. The bill calls for a major expansion...
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Brownwood Bulletin
Congressman August Pfluger: Working to bring Trevor Reed home
Brownwood Bulletin Imagine: your son—an Eagle Scout and Marine Veteran visits Russia for summer vacation and is detained by the police. When the Russians find out he is a U.S. Marine, they fabricate false...
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KGBT (CBS) 4 (Harlingen)   +4 other publications
Civil rights leaders call on Texas lawmakers to vote against election regulation bills, while Republicans defend the legislation
...(Nexstar) — On Monday, interfaith leaders and civil rights advocates gathered at the Texas Capitol to call on state legislators to vote against election regulation bills they say would lead to voter...
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Al Dia Dallas
Biden pitches $2.3T infrastructure plan as cure for Texas grid failure, but it’s not in the fine print Good timing Overdue winterizing
WASHINGTON - The White House cites Texas’ deadly power outages as a key selling point for a $2.3 trillion infrastructure package, leaving a clear - but potentially misleading - implication that Texas would...
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Gilmer Mirror
Nearly 1 in 5 Texans are fully vaccinated against COVID-19
Nearly 1 in 5 Texans are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 BY TEXAS TRIBUNE STAFFUPDATED: APRIL 12, 2021 The Texas Tribune is using daily data from the Texas Department of State Health Services to track...
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Gilmer Mirror   +6 other publications
Gov. Greg Abbott nominates new chair to Public Utility Commission after power crisis resignations
Gov. Greg Abbott nominates new chair to Public Utility Commission after power crisis resignations "Gov. Greg Abbott nominates new chair to Public Utility Commission after power crisis resignations" was...
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KGBT (CBS) 4 (Harlingen)
‘The federal government has failed to address this problem,’ bipartisan delegation tours the U.S.-Mexico border
MISSION, Texas (KVEO) — On Monday, Representative Vicente Gonzalez led nine congressmen from different states on the first bipartisan delegation on the U.S.-Mexico border to come up with solutions for current...
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Houston Chronicle
As legislator and real estate mogul, Gates seeks to disband management districts
Republican state Rep. Gary Gates, shown at his election night watch party at Gallery Furniture on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, has filed a bill that would make it easier for property owners to disband municipal...
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Dallas Morning News
Bills to manage voting, Plano mayor recommendation, Iran, poor planning
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick listens to a debate at the state Capitol.(Jay Janner) Reject Texas voting restrictions Re: "Patrick slams critics of voter fraud bill — But rights advocates, some corporations...
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San Antonio Express-News   +1 other publication
Bexar County set to receive nearly $1 billion in rescue act funds
Jeff B. Flinn, Staff writer April 13, 2021Updated: April 13, 2021 12 a.m. U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar talks about money coming to Bexar County and San Antonio from the American Rescue Plan with a group of...
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KBTV FOX 4 (Beaumont)   +6 other publications
After traveling to southern border, lawmakers hope to replace politics with a plan
by KRISTINE FRAZAO, Sinclair Broadcast Group Tuesday, April 13th 2021 AA After traveling to southern border, lawmakers hope to replace politics with a plan (SBG) MISSION, Texas (SBG) - The challenges...
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KRIV Fox (Houston)
Texas bill could make parents, doctors who allow trans kids to undergo sex changes, guilty of child abuse
Texas lawmakers considering bill making it a crime for parents to allow their children to undergo a sex change FOX 26's Natalie Hee explains what Texas lawmakers are doing. HOUSTON - Texas lawmakers...
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KAMR-TV NBC 4 (Amarillo)
‘I don’t see voter suppression’ - Speaker Dade Phelan defends House Bill 6 from corporate critics
AUSTIN (Nexstar) - Controversial election legislation is moving forward at the State Capitol. House Bill 6 advanced out of committee on a party line vote, and now waits for a vote on the House floor. Democrats...
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KTBC (FOX 7) Austin   +1 other publication
Texas to vote on bill that would ban camping in public spaces
The possibility of a statewide ban comes as Austin leaders have been meeting in a summit to develop a new strategy to address the area's homeless struggles. AUSTIN, Texas - Homeless camps quickly expanded...
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San Antonio Report
Bexar County is almost 25% fully vaccinated
Skip to content Bexar County is a quarter of the way through fully vaccinating its residents. Credit: Scott Ball / San Antonio Report Nearly a quarter of Bexar County residents old enough to get the...
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Galveston Daily News
Texas Legislature should make voting easier, not harder
Galveston, TX (77553) Today Cloudy skies this evening. A few showers developing late. Low 72F. Winds ESE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 30%.. Tonight Cloudy skies this evening. A few showers developing...
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