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Nationally, not many progressives recognize and know who Texas state Sen. Leticia Van de Putte is, though some might remember what she did last June as her colleague Wendy Davis was wrapping up her marathon filibuster against a restrictive abortion bill.
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As they put their focus squarely on the November general election, Attorney General Greg Abbott and state Sen. Wendy Davis are pushing the issue of potential conflicts of interest for officeholders into a brighter political spotlight.
Speed limits on many Metroplex freeways will soon be raised by 5 mph after the Regional Transportation Council on Thursday voted unanimously to end its 13-year policy of keeping limits low to reduce pollution.
Here's an idea. What if, instead of maxing out its credit card on a road-building spree, Texas took care of the roads it already has? Crazy talk, right? If the past decade has proved anything, it's that the state's fiscal conservatism ends as soon as the asphalt begins.
As University of Texas System regents hired consultants to help find a successor for Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa, UT-Austin's president said he would be comfortable with Health and Human Services Executive Commissioner Kyle Janek, the governor's reported favorite for the post.
Premier Campbell Newman has travelled from Australia's far north to America's deep south to meet with Texas Governor Rick Perry - a former Republican presidential contender - to formalise a sister state agreement.
Mary Hull Caballero is poised to become the next Portland city auditor, after she was the lone person to file by Tuesday's filing deadline for the May 20 primary.
Despite large-scale efforts by leftist groups such as Enroll America to push Obamacare in the Lone Star State, new statistics confirm that uninsured Texans are not accepting health care mandates.
Right back at you, Texas! An advertisement placed in the Houston Business Journal depicts a Chevy Silverado rolling through a dirt road with an ELKGROV custom license plate and a bumper sticker that warns "Don't Mess With Elk Grove."
Texas Emerging Technology Fund will provide a $3 million grant to create the Center for Cell and Organ Biotechnology.
Jimmy Kimmel is doing his show at the South by Southwest conference in Austin Texas.
The Texas Department of Transportation tunes up one of its greatest hits as it partners with top-notch Texas musicians for a brand-new rendition of 'Don't Mess with Texas'.
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A 43-person planning group known as the Regional Transportation Council is scheduled Thursday to consider changing the speed limits during a regular meeting in Arlington.
Davis co-sponsored a bill last year ensuring that Texas law mirrored gender wage protections from the 2009 federal Lilly Ledbetter Act.