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Texas Political Pulse for January 27, 2023. You received 17 news.

 

 

 

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KDFW Channel 4 - Dallas

New Texas foster care report shows both improvements and continued deficiencies

" was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans � and engages with them � about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. Sign...

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San Antonio Current

Legalizing cannabis reduces opioid prescriptions, study shows

FLICKR / Lindsey Fox States that have legalized adult-use marijuana have a significant reduction pharmacy-based codeine prescriptions a new study shows. The study was published January 19 in the Journal...

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East Texas News

Legislative priorities laid out for session

January 27, 2023 Write a comment Please Rate As part of School Board Appreciation Month, I invite parents, teachers, and students to join me in recognizing our local School Board Members who have...

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Spectrum News South Texas-El Paso

A bill in the Texas Legislature seeks to ban foreign investors from buying Texas land

AUSTIN, Texas � Among the controversies before the Texas Legislature this session is whether citizens and governments from certain countries can purchase land in Texas. Democrats are opposed and Republicans...

Charlotte Scott

01/27/2023

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San Antonio Report

Report: Texas parents worry about school violence, COVID

Skip to content Maria Snell holds her 11-year-old daughter Lily during a rally on June 4 in San Antonio to express solidarity with the victims of the Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde. For the...

Isaac Windes

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Greenville Herald Banner

Texas lawmakers push back against bill banning Chinese, North Korean land purchases

Members of several Texas caucuses and legislative groups pushed back against a senate bill that seeks to ban governments, citizens and businesses from China, North Korea, Iran and Russia from buying land...

Ali Linan

01/27/2023

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Texas Tribune

Wanna bet? Texas Legislature to reconsider legalizing casinos and sports betting

Given the stiff headwinds to getting any expansion in gambling passed, sports betting and casino advocates may be competing against each other, rather than working in tandem. Casino gambling and sports...

Patrick Svitek

01/27/2023

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Brownwood News

Texas Prisoners Go Into Week 3 of Hunger Strike Against Solitary Confinement

January 27, 2023 at 6:38 am jacoblehrer The prisoners in the Texas prison system are entering week three of a hunger strike, protesting their conditions of solitary confinement. The conditions listed...

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Austin American-Statesman

Texas weighs an 'Alec Baldwin law' to prevent firearm tragedies on movie sets

Gun safety has been raised as a topic of debate at the Capitol �at least when it comes to the sets of movie and television productions. State Rep. Sheryl Cole, D-Austin, recently filed a bill that would...

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Austin American-Statesman

Editorial: Much work left to fix Texas' foster care failures

Austin American Statesman Editorial Board A new federal report on Texas� failing foster care system makes clear the state has a long way to go before Texans can be confident the agency is adequately protecting...

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Austin American-Statesman

How much of Texas' unprecedented budget surplus will be spent? That's up to Republicans

How much money Texas spends from the more than $50 billion in surplus revenue and other funds sitting around this legislative session might depend on whether conservative lawmakers are willing to break...

01/27/2023

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Van Alstyne Leader

When showing up at the Texas Capitol made a difference

By Mar�a M�ndez The Texas Tribune Cody Stephens, a Crosby High School senior, had planned to attend Tarleton State University on a football scholarship when he died of sudden cardiac arrest while asleep...

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Dallas Morning News

Texas DPS stops enforcing handgun age limits for young adults

FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2015 file photo, a supporter of open carry gun laws, wears a pistol as he prepares for a rally in support of open carry gun laws at the Capitol, in Austin, Texas. A federal judge...

Allie Morris

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Dallas Morning News

Ex-legislator tests lobbying revolving door law by repping big energy companies

...Rep. Chris Paddie, R-Marshall, sits at his desk in the Texas House in May 2021. Paddie is testing a Texas law he co-authored that bars former legislators from lobbying for two years after giving their...

Lauren Mcgaughy

01/27/2023

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NewsRadio 1080 KRLD

5 women, immense power: Can they keep US from fiscal brink?

Photo credit AP News/Manuel Balce Ceneta WASHINGTON (AP) � They are now among the most powerful women in Congress. But when they were first elected in the 1990s, they were often overlooked, or even talked...

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KXAN NBC 36 Austin

Texas lawmaker proposes banning universities from teaching critical race theory

AUSTIN (Nexstar) � Texas lawmakers are aiming to keep critical race theory out of schools, this time on college campuses. Rep. Cody Harris, R-Palestine, filed House Bill 1607 on Wednesday, which would...

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KERA PBS 13 Dallas

Texans want more school safety, tax relief and health insurance with budget surplus

Published January 26, 2023 at 2:45 PM CST Christopher Connelly / KERA News What would you do with $33 billion? As state lawmakers prepare to craft the next biennial budget, most Texans favor using...

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Texas Political Pulse for January 27, 2023. PressRelations Reports created this media review specially for you. Our team is available to answer your questions. Please, just email us: [email protected]

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