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Texas Political Pulse for September 22, 2022. You received 17 news.
 
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Spectrum News Austin
Exclusive Spectrum News/Siena Poll: O'Rourke has 'hill to climb' in governor's race
Gov. Greg Abbott leads Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke by 7 percentage points, according to an exclusive Spectrum News/Siena College poll out Thursday. Texas is just four weeks out from early voting...
Kimberly Reeves
09/22/2022 Online
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KMVK 107​.5 FM Fort Worth
Governor Abbott designates Mexican drug cartels as terrorist networks
Texas Governor Greg Abbott is taking a stand in the war on drugs crossing the Texas border and designating the drug cartels as terrorist networks. Wednesday, the Governor directed the Department of Public...
Curt Lewis
09/22/2022 Online
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Rio Grande Guardian
Video: Vallejo: Millions of dollars being poured into CD 15 race
MCALLEN, Texas - Congressional District 15 candidate Michelle Vallejo acknowledged she is being heavily outspent by her general election opponent but says money cannot buy an election. The voters of CD...
09/22/2022 Online
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Rio Grande Guardian
Abbott praises STC’s apprenticeship programs
MCALLEN, Texas - In a guest column in the Rio Grande Guardian International News Service, Gov. Greg Abbott praised South Texas College’s efforts to promote apprenticeships and job opportunities for Rio...
09/22/2022 Online
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KIAH (CW Houston)
Border lawmakers weigh in on El Paso’s 47% rise in migrant apprehensions
EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) - Border agents in West Texas and Southern New Mexico have come across 47 percent more unauthorized migrants in the past 11 months compared to a year ago, newly released federal...
Julian Resendiz
09/22/2022 Online
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Midlothian Mirror
Trump ally Jackson mulls run for U.S. Senate in 2026
U.S. Rep. Ronny Jackson, R-Amarillo, recently launched Spanish-language TV ads in his reelection campaign â€" an unexpected use of campaign resources given that he is sitting in one of this election season’s...
09/22/2022 Online
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KDBC CBS 4 El Paso
3 El Paso council members ask mayor to issue disaster declaration due to migrant influx
Inside of migrant Welcome Center managed by city of El Paso and Office of Emergency Management in the northeast. Credit: KFOX14/CBS4 EL PASO, Texas (KFOX14/CBS4) — Three of the El Paso city council members...
Erika Esquivel
09/22/2022 Online
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San Antonio Report
Surprise: Texas ranks among worst states for voting access
Texas ranked 46 of 50 for voting access in the 2022 edition of the Cost of Voting Index. The deadline to register to vote for the upcoming election is Oct. 11. Credit: Scott Ball / San Antonio Report ...
Robert Rivard
09/22/2022 Online
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KXAN NBC 36 Austin
Lawmaker pushes TX to release maternal data
AUSTIN (KXAN) — A state lawmaker is looking for accountability after Texas delayed publication of maternal death data, which was due to be released on Sept. 1, a deadline mandated by state law. Rep. Shawn...
09/22/2022 Online
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Moore County News Press
Cornyn leads Senate GOP push for special counsel in Hunter Biden probe
WASHINGTON — Sen. John Cornyn of Texas and 32 other Senate Republicans are demanding special counsel powers for the prosecutor investigating Hunter Biden, warning Attorney General Merrick Garland to take...
Todd J. Gillman
09/22/2022 Online
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KTRE (ABC) 9 (Lufkin)
Beto O’Rourke to begin college tours Sept. 26
Democrat Beto O'Rourke listens to a volunteer before a Texas Organizing Project neighborhood walk in West Dallas on June 9, 2021. O'Rourke raised $32 million in the first half of 2022 in his run for Texas...
Angela Bonilla
09/22/2022 Online
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Katy Times
Local mayors describe challenges facing their cities
By George Slaughter, News Editor Managing growth was a key topic of discussion at a mayor’s roundtable at a Sept. 15 Fulshear Area Chamber of Commerce meeting. Aaron Groff of Fulshear, Bob Hall of Weston...
09/22/2022 Online
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Olney Enterprise
Senator Springer’s Townhall
Thu, 09/22/2022 - 12:00am By: Gina Keating | Editor State Senator Drew Springer held a Town Hall in Olney on Sept. 12 to hear from constituents and to share what he believes are the big issues for...
09/22/2022 Online
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KAMC (ABC) 28 (Lubbock)
Cattle seized from Texas county commissioner in livestock cruelty investigation
BURNET, Texas (KXAN) — The Burnet County Sheriff’s Office seized nearly 80 head of cattle earlier this month on suspicion of cruelty to livestock and neglect after finding the cattle to be malnourished...
Dalton Huey
09/22/2022 Online
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KXAN NBC 36 Austin
Are there legal differences in how Texas and Florida are transporting migrants?
SAN ANTONIO (Nexstar/Texas Tribune) — Legal backlash into how Florida transported migrants quickly followed Gov. Ron DeSantis’ announcement that the state chartered two planes to send roughly 50 immigrants...
09/21/2022 Online
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Texas Tribune
As fentanyl plagues Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott directs state police to focus on cartels
Abbott directed the Department of Public Safety to boost efforts to collect intelligence on cartels and investigate gangs in Texas that support drug and human smuggling. Gov. Greg Abbott and Attorney...
Zach Despart
09/21/2022 Online
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KXAN NBC 36 Austin
White House slams Ted Cruz for touting infrastructure project he voted against
(The Hill) - The White House on Wednesday took to Twitter to slam Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) for highlighting his work advocating for a highway project he ultimately voted against in March. Cruz and Sen....
09/21/2022 Online
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