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Texas defies feds; we shut the border down ourselves, said Lt. gov.
Growing impatient with the federal government's reluctance to do anything to stem the tide of illegal immigration, human trafficking and drug smuggling, the state of Texas took matters into its own hands and in a three-week period brought it all to a screeching halt along the Rio Grande section of the U.S./Mexican border .
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Exclusive--Texas Lt. Governor:We Shut Down the Border Ourselves
Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst announced a Texas-led three-week effort that he says reduced illegal immigration, smuggling, and human trafficking to a standstill in the Rio Grande River section of the U.S./Mexico border.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Rick Perry's Cancer Slush Fund Executive Indicted
There's been a scandal brewing for some time regarding the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas .
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Polling Center: Obama Weighs Heavily on Texas Democrats
There is a reason so many Texas Republicans are mentioning the Democratic president in their commercials: He's unpopular with Republicans, and moderates and some Democrats have their reservations, too.
Dave McNeely: Lieutenant governor's race
Leticia Van de Putte, the seasoned Democratic state senator from San Antonio, will be the first female lieutenant governor in Texas history - if she wins in 2014.
Democrat Wendy Davis only makes $7,200 a year in salary as a state senator, but her take-home pay more than doubled between 2010 and 2012 thanks to steadily rising income from her private law practice, tax records show.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Dewhurst Tasks Lawmakers With Border Security Efforts
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst on Wednesday charged lawmakers with examining a recent crime enforcement surge effort in the Rio Grande Valley and making recommendations on how to implement similar operations in the future.
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DPS: Disputed roadblocks won't return to Valley
Department of Public Safety Director Steve McCraw said Tuesday that criticism surrounding trooper roadblocks in the Rio Grande Valley in October and September led him to discontinue the operation.
Texas' Proposed Background Check Rule for Obamacare Navigators Looks Awfully Familiar
At the request of Governor Rick Perry, the Texas Department of Insurance rolled out an additional set of requirements Obamacare "navigators" will be subject to.
Dewhurst plc Rating Reiterated by Cantor Fitzgerald
's stock had its "buy" rating restated by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday, AnalystRatings.NET reports.
Dewhurst & McCraw Discuss Border Safety
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst is joining state Public Safety Director Steven McCraw to discuss safety and other issues along the Texas-Mexico border.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
If it's true that parents in Spring Hill ISD oppose the curriculum being used in their schools, they have a local means to address it.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Recent Study: Dewhurst plc (DWHT) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Alvarado to Austin: All we want is our fair share
Maria Luisa Alvarado says she is ready to flip Austin on its head and be the politician who represents the people's interests.
Betting on the Senate dias, Van de Putte likes her odds
One way or another, on the floor with a microphone or on the dais with a gavel, Leticia Van de Putte will be back in the Texas Senate when it convenes in 2015.
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Sen. Leticia Van de Putte announces candidacy for lieutenant governor
Van de Putte gained attention during the nationally followed Texas abortion debate.
Van de Putte expected to make Lt Gov run official
The Democrat from San Antonio is expected to announce her run for lieutenant governor Saturday before a hometown crowd at a college gymnasium.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
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Republican Attorney General Candidate Ken Paxton Eats With Racist Blog's Owner
The Health Insurance Marketplace is Open! If you need health insurance or just want to explore your options, head on over to healthcare.gov .
Theta Charity Antiques Show kicks off with 1,000 guests at preview party
The 411: Antiques Show chairs Cynthia Adkins and Liz Rigney welcomed more than 1,000 guests to the preview party that kicks off four days of shopping amid the offerings of more than 50 notable antique dealers from around the country.
Texas Navigators exposed in O'Keefe videos won't face government action
It looks like the Obamacare navigators captured on videotape telling applicants to lie about their income by James O'Keefe's Project Veritas will face no consequences from any governmental authorities.