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The same voters who responded well to George W. Bush's education policies oppose one of its main components: the standardized tests introduced to make schools more accountable.
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Dottie Carruth, left, and Danny McCurtain, right, hold signs praising TEA's decision to replace the BISD school board while they and Melanie Roberton, center, sit in on Monday night's board meeting.
As a native Texan, I'd like to apologize on behalf of BeyoncA© , Kelly , LeToya , LaTavia , and all of the other sensible Texans for the antics of Rep. Blake Farenthold , a useless legislator if there ever were one.
Still healing from multiple broken bones after the force of a deadly explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant lifted him out of his boots a year ago, one first responder has begun to address the anguish of losing his team members.
The Texas Department of Public Safety has released the updated Texas Gang Threat Assessment, which was developed to provide a broad overview of gang activity in the state of Texas.
A year after a fertilizer plant exploded in West, Texas, no new regulations have even been filed , let alone passed, according to the Texas Tribune.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry's hopes to capture the 2016 Republican presidential nomination are being overshadowed by a political and legal controversy involving a local district attorney, The New York Times reported.
According to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, Texas veterans are having a tougher time finding a job.
A $750,000 project to add a median to Avenue Q has met the end of the road after the Texas Department of Transportation deemed the plan nonviable earlier this week.
State officials say an additional $4.8 million in disaster assistance will be provided to the Central Texas community of West as it continues to rebuild from the devastating fertilizer plant explosion last year that killed 15. The office of Gov. Rick Perry announced Wednesday that the funding comes at the request last week by West officials for ... (more)
The oil and gas industry is one of the biggest in the world, raking in $93 billion in profits last year alone.
Texas dipped one spot to No. 13 this year in economic outlook competitiveness as changes in other states improved their rankings, according to new data from the American Legislative Exchange Council , a group of conservative state legislators.
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Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, has introduced the "Contempt Act" to prohibit taxpayer-funded salaries from going to government officials found in contempt of Congress.
Rick Perry - Republican Texas governor, failed 2012 presidential candidate, and potential 2016 retread contender - is battling legal trouble at home, thanks to his controversial veto that demolished the state office tasked with investigating political scandals.
While giving a foreign policy speech sponsored by various groups at the University of Texas, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio warned Tuesday that terrorists training in ungoverned swaths of Syria could "soon" attack American interests around the world - or even on the nation's home soil.