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4 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Family, Kids, Rick Perry, US Governors, Electronics

21 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Electronics, Kids, Family

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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Related Topix: Electronics, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Illegal Immigration

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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Related Topix: Electronics, Texas, Texas Government

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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Related Topix: Tyler, TX, Jacksonville, TX, Electronics, Small Business, Personal Finance

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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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US News, Electronics

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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Related Topix: Electronics, Texas Government, Texas, US News

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Clifton Record Online

Lt. Gov. Dewhurst appoints first woman to Senate Finance chair

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst on July 17 appointed Sen. Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, as chair of the powerful, state budget-writing Senate Finance Committee.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Flower Mound, TX

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Free Republic

The Myth of Child Immigration at the Border

Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst reported that the vast majority of illegal immigrants coming over the southern border are not unaccompanied minors in an appearance on Tuesday's broadcast of MSNBC's 'The Daily Rundown.'

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Related Topix: Electronics, Illegal Immigration, US News

The Wichita Eagle

September election will fill Duncan's senate seat

Duncan is leaving the Legislature after more than two decades to become chancellor of the Texas Tech University System.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Wichita, KS

KAUZ

Senator Estes Appointed to SWIFT Committee

Texas State Senator Craig Estes has been appointed to another state committee. Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst appointed Estes to the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas Advisory Committee.

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Breitbart.com

Texas Lt. Gov: 80-85% of Illegals Aren't Unaccompanied Kids

Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst reported that the vast majority of illegal immigrants coming over the southern border are not unaccompanied minors in an appearance on Tuesday's broadcast of MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown."

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Related Topix: Electronics, Illegal Immigration, US News

KUT-FM Austin

Texas to Send National Guard Troops to Border, Despite Opposing Voices

R: Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steve McCraw, Gov. Rick Perry, Texas National Guard Maj.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Electronics

CBC News

Toyota Sienna minivan drivers can scream at kids using built-in mics

A new feature in the Toyota Sienne will allow parents to speak to kids in the back seat, but it only works one way, so the kids can't talk back.

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Related Topix: Toyota Sienna, Toyota, Electronics, Honda Odyssey, Honda, Auto Dealers, Business News

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

A large metal fence marks part of the border between Texas and Mexico.

"Washington has refused to control to secure our border. I'm mad. Most Texans are mad," said Lt.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas Government, Texas, Electronics, Rick Perry, US Governors

Texas Tribune

The Brief: July 21, 2014

Gov. Rick Perry and DPS Director Steve McCraw spoke at a June 23, 2014, news conference following a tour of a federal facility housing unaccompanied minors in Weslaco, Texas.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics, Representative Joaquin Castro, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Weslaco, TX, Electronics

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Texas Tribune

TribWeek: In Case You Missed It

As the recent surge of Central Americans entering the country illegally through Texas' border with Mexico has drawn national attention, it has also become a major talking point for the 2014 candidates for lieutenant governor.

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Related Topix: Texas, Electronics, Flower Mound, TX, Austin, TX, University of Texas at Austin

Texas Tribune

TribWeek: In Case You Missed It

As the recent surge of Central Americans entering the country illegally through Texas' border with Mexico has drawn national attention, it has also become a major talking point for the 2014 candidates for lieutenant governor.

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Related Topix: Texas, Electronics, Flower Mound, TX, Austin, TX, University of Texas at Austin

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Texas Tribune

The Brief: Dewhurst Helps Prepare Senate for Session He Will Miss

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst gives his concession speech after loosing his reelection bid to Sen. Dan Patrick on May 27th, 2014 Lt.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Flower Mound, TX

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Multi-million dollar race for Texas' No. 2 post

For now, the two state senators hoping to claim the post of lieutenant governor in November appear to be on level financial ground.

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Related Topix: Texas, US News, Electronics

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