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Affordable Care Act Returns to Texas Lawmakers' Agenda

Today, the Texas Senate Affairs Committee heard testimony on the Affordable Care Act - from enrollment numbers to costs to identity theft concerns. The public hearing comes after Lt.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Texas Senate hearing on Obamacare may show more conservative bent

A state Senate panel's plan to highlight how the federal health care overhaul may be harming Texans has nettled the law's supporters, who furiously demanded equal time. On Friday, Sen. Craig Estes, who heads the panel, relented.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

EDITORIAL: Windstorm coverage needs statewide solution

We'll give Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst credit for at least talking about windstorm insurance coverage.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Dallas Morning News

5 facts about Texas' next lieutenant governor

In the ornate Senate chamber, bedecked with brass chandeliers and life-size portraits of Texas heroes, Republican Dan Patrick sits directly in front of Democrat Leticia Van de Putte. And in the GOP-heavy state, Patrick also appears a step ahead of Van de Putte in their scramble for lieutenant governor, who presides over the Senate in one of the state's most powerful jobs.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Texas Tribune

Analysis: It's a Lot Easier to Rule With a Mandate

Each was elected by voters eager to reject the status quo. Cruz elbowed his way into the U.S. Senate with the support of populists who were voting against an established lieutenant governor, even though that candidate, David Dewhurst , shared most of their positions on policy.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Texas Tribune

Dewhurst: Mexico's Response to Guard is Insulting, Offensive

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst issued a harsh rebuke of the Mexican government on Thursday for issuing what he called an "offensive" statement on the border surge that coincided with the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Dewhurst was resonding to a statement by the Mexican government that criticized Gov. Rick Perry 's deployment of the National Guard to the Texas-Mexico border in response to an unprecedented rise in illegal crossings by undocumented Central Americans.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Click2Houston

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst asks for review of windstorm insurer

Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst asked lawmakers this week to consider shutting down a windstorm insurance provider for coastal Texans.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Click2Houston

5 things to know about the Texas midterm elections

The results of Texas' Nov. 4 election will kick off the state's largest political shakeup in a generation because not a single statewide incumbent is on the ballot.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Pete Gallego, Democrat, Texas Government, Texas, Electronics, Rick Perry, US Governors

Fri Aug 29, 2014

KSWO

5 things to know about the Texas elections

The results of Texas' Nov. 4 election will kick off the state's largest political shakeup in a generation because not a single statewide incumbent is on the ballot.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Pete Gallego, Democrat, Texas Government, Texas, Electronics, Rick Perry, US Governors

KXAN-TV Austin

Maj. Gen. John Nichols and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst address National Guard troops at Camp Swift.

The Texas National Guard says at least two of its troops have requested financial assistance after deployment to the Texas-Mexico border in response to a surge of children pouring illegally into the United States.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Stage is set for a fight on private school vouchers

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, defeated by state Sen. Dan Patrick of Houston in his Republican primary bid for a fourth term, has handed his nemesis a nicely wrapped gift for the November general election campaign.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Sen. Seliger, Rep. King appointed to panel on ethical laws and regulations

Rep. Ken King and Sen. Kel Seliger have been appointed to a joint legislative panel that will look into the effectiveness of ethical laws and regulations.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Will private-school vouchers helpor hurt public education in Texas?

All Points each Monday features reader responses to a question posed by the Editorial Board.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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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