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Thursday | Breitbart.com

Lt. Gov. Makes Personal Donation to Fund More Deputies in Falfurrias

Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst made a personal donation to the group of police officers from South Texas who are volunteering their time to help the financially beleaguered Brooks County Sheriff's Office in Falfurrias, Texas.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

All Points: Vouchers and public education in Texas

With new interim charges from outgoing Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, The state Senate Committee on Education will look at creating tax credits and taxpayer savings grants - both voucher programs - as cornerstones of a new school choice plan that would offer parents an alternative to public education.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

All Points: Vouchers and public education in Texas

With new interim charges from outgoing Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, the state Senate Committee on Education will look at creating tax credits and taxpayer savings grants - both voucher programs - as cornerstones of a new school choice plan that would offer parents an alternative to public education.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Patrick, Van de Putte confirm September debate

Republican Dan Patrick and Democrat Leticia Van de Putte say they've agreed to a September debate in their race for Texas lieutenant governor.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

News Max

Texas Lt. Gov. Dewhurst: We Need Congress to Pass a Border Bill

Texas is doing its part to help alleviate the migration crisis at its border with Mexico, and now it's time for Congress to help by passing a bill to resolve the situation, Texas Lt.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Electronics, Texas Government, Texas, US News, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Rick Perry, US Governors

Washington Times

Newspaper reviews success of DPS in South Texas

In a June 18 letter expressing his support for the new operation, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst cited Operation Strong Safety, which massed DPS troopers along the border last fall for three weeks.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

El Paso Times

DPS, National Guard: Border deployment will not deal with kids

Leaders of the Texas National Guard and the Department of Public Safety on Tuesday said it was not their idea to deploy forces to South Texas, starting with a "surge" of state troopers in June.

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Breitbart.com

Texas Lt. Gov.: 'I'm Convinced' Mexican Gov't Helping Illegals

David Dewhurst, the lieutenant governor of Texas, said that he believes officials in Mexico's government are helping children illegally immigrate to the United States.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Breitbart.com

Texas Lt. Gov.: Obama 'Doesn't Really Want' to Secure Border

Lt. Gov David Dewhurst slammed President Barack Obama, saying that the president "doesn't really, in his heart, want" to secure the southern border.

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Texas Tribune

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst speaks to reporters on June 3rd, 2011

You have no reason to care about this, unless you want to keep up with what is being done in your name at the Texas Capitol, and you think having reporters on the floor of the House and Senate increases your chances of finding out.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Lawmakers' new roles could increase influence

Two local senators were appointed to influential panels earlier this month for a 2015 session where a mix of new members, new leadership teams and a budget surplus could make things interesting.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Lottery Post

Legislative committee to discuss killing the Texas Lottery

House Speaker Joe Straus on Thursday announced his appointments to the Legislative Committee to Review the Texas Lottery and Texas Lottery Commission, a new panel charged with studying the ramifications of ending the lottery, along with examining charitable bingo and how its revenue is distributed.

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Texas Tribune

Analysis: Senate Decks Shuffled a Little Early

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst gives his concession speech after loosing his reelection bid to Sen. Dan Patrick on May 27th, 2014 Some legislatures base committee assignments - who gets to serve on which panel, who gets the controlling middle seat and so forth - on seniority or party.

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