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Texas Political Pulse for September 27, 2021. You received 19 news.
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One Week into the 3rd Special Session, Senate Moves Quickly While House Lingers
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced two additional items to be added to his special session agenda. Priorities or Lack Thereof Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced two additional items to be added to his special...
09/27/2021    Online
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KIAH (CW Houston)
State of Texas: New law targets traffickers amid border migrant surge
AUSTIN (Nexstar) — On Wednesday in McAllen, Gov. Greg Abbott signed a new law that seeks to crack down on human smuggling. SB 576 broadens the definition of a smuggler and increases the number of smuggling...
09/27/2021    Online
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KPRC NBC 2 Houston   +1 other publication
Migrants arrested by Texas in border crackdown are being imprisoned for weeks without legal help or formal charges
A migrant is readied to board a law enforcement van after being apprehended by Department of Public Safety officers at a train depot in Spofford on Aug. 25, 2021. Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter...
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Austin American-Statesman
Does the Texas abortion law protect victims of sexual assault?
Madlin Mekelburg Austin American-Statesman During debate on the restrictive Texas abortion bill earlier this year, lawmakers added a provision that prohibits someone who impregnates a woman through rape...
09/27/2021    Online
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Dallas Morning News
Plano City Council set to vote tonight on whether residents can have backyard chickens
Leo Barrios, 4, of Richardson, checks out the Chinese Cochin Chicken on display by Legalize Backyard Chickens at the Learn 2 Live Green event at The Shops at Legacy in Plano on Saturday.(Stewart F. House...
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Dallas Morning News
Trump compelling 2020 elections audit is example of Greg Abbott, Texas GOP parroting national themes
(from left) Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and Gov. Greg Abbott greet President Donald Trump at Dallas Love Field on Thursday, June 11, 2020, in Dallas. (Smiley N. Pool/The Dallas Morning News)(Smiley...
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KSAT ABC 12 San Antonio
Analysis: Texas politicians are thinking what they think their voters think they should think
Flanked by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and House Speaker Dade Phelan, Gov. Greg Abbott held a press conference at the Capitol to provide more details on his plan for Texas to build its own border wall. June 16,...
09/27/2021    Online
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Panola Watchman
State Sen. Bryan Hughes spotlights victories from this year's legislative sessions
...Maleri McHam [email protected] Sep 27, 2021 52 min ago Comments From Left to right, AFP -Texas State Director Genevieve Collins, Texas State Sen. Bryan Hughes and AFP - Texas Legislative...
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WOAI
Governor Abbott Unhappy With White House Border Policy
Governor Greg Abbott isn't happy with the Biden Administration's handling of border issues. On Fox News Sunday yesterday, Governor Abbott said his office and other Texas resources are the only thing stopping...
09/27/2021    Online
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Dallas Observer
Pro-Choice Activists Are Ready to Fight in Dallas With Help From Pussy Riot
Feminist protest band Pussy Riot is coming to play a DJ set in Dallas. Prepare for revolution. Neil Krug On Sept. 23, Pussy Riot's Nadya Tolokonnikova posted a photo to Instagram combatively holding...
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Houston Press
Trump-Backed Audit, a Hasty Senate and a Sleepy House Mark Week One of Texas' Third Special Session
...Patrick's Senate has been so right-wing it'd be a shocker if it didn't fund Trump's requested election audit. Screenshot One week into the Texas Legislature’s third round of overtime, Lt. Gov. Dan...
09/27/2021    Online
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El Paso Herald Post
Analysis: The 2022 general election is a year away, but many of the issues are already evident
A year before Texans will vote in the general election race for governor and other statewide offices, the list of candidates remains incomplete. The issues those candidates could be debating at this time...
09/27/2021    Online
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KTSM NBC 9 El Paso
Governor Greg Abbott bans mail order abortion drugs
September 24, 2021 | Austin, Texas | Press Release Governor Greg Abbott today delivered the keynote address at Texas Values’ Faith, Family, and Freedom policy forum in Austin. During his remarks, the Governor...
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Texas Metro News
Crackdown at Del Rio migrant camp shows competing powers of sympathy and get-tough policies
"We were saved," said a Haitian who made it out of the treacherous Darien Gap, multiple countries and, finally, from the camp with his pregnant wife. By Dianne Solis Migrants wait to board a bus north...
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Rockport Pilot
State continues surge of resources to secure border
Governor Greg Abbott held a press conference in Del Rio Tuesday, Sept. 21 where he vowed to continue surging state resources to secure the border and address the chaos in Del Rio. During his remarks, Gov....
09/27/2021    Online
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Bryan-College Station Eagle
Calendar for Monday
1 event to mark on your calendar The Texas Democratic Women of the Brazos Valley will host a Halloween masquerade fundraiser on Oct. 12 at Sue Haswell Park starting at 5:30 p.m. The event will include...
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Beaumont Enterprise
Texas sues NRC over approval of Andrews nuclear waste site
Caitlin Randle, MRT.com/Midland Reporter-Telegram Sep. 23, 2021Updated: Sep. 23, 2021 3:52 p.m. 3 1of3 In a lawsuit filed Thursday, Gov. Greg Abbott and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality...
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Texas News Today
Governor Greg Abbott vows to hire a border guard agent at risk of losing his job under Biden
"You work in Texas," Abbott said. Austin, Texas — Governor of Texas Greg Abbott was punished by the Biden administration after the president accused the image of a horse-riding agent actively blocking...
09/26/2021    Online
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McAllen Monitor
TWC announces new child-care subsidy for working families
TWC announces new child-care subsidy for working families The Texas Workforce Commission building in Austin is seen in this Feb. 15, 2021 file photo. (Courtesy: Texas Workforce Commission) The Texas...
09/26/2021    Online
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