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As state water planners prepare to spend $2 billion in public funds to address Texas' water needs in the coming decades, scientists say that state leaders' skepticism on climate change will only impair such planning.
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There are many things I like about Texas Gov. Rick Perry, including his stance on the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution.
What legal rights do all the new undocumented immigrants now have in our state? "Inside Texas Politics" host Jason Whitely and Fort Worth Star-Telegram associate editor and senior columnist Bob Ray Sanders speak with attorney Mary Elizabeth Cedillo-Pereira, an immigration law expert.
Leading Republican lawmakers balked on Sunday at supporting a White House spending request aimed at bolstering the U.S. border with Mexico, where thousands of children have crossed recently, while calling for changes in the law to allow faster deportations.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry slammed President Barack Obama on Fox News Sunday, once again demanding the National Guard, and called on Obama to stop the blame game and get up and lead.
Efforts by the Obama administration to wring protections out of a weakened Voting Rights Act begin Monday in Texas over allegations that Republicans intentionally discriminated against minorities when drawing new election maps.
Congress is back! Thank heavens, because there's a crisis at the border, and the Highway Trust Fund is about to expire.
California Assemblyman Tim Donnelly wrote a letter to President Obama on Friday, slamming him for not visiting the U.S.-Mexico border while in Texas for fundraisers and urging him to put a stop to the massive influx of illegal immigrants streaming over the border.
Over the last decade, Texas students have made steady progress on a number of academic measures.
On Saturday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry published a piece in the Washington Post arguing against "isolationist policies" in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Starting Monday, a three-judge panel in the Alamo City will hear the arguments for and against the contentious maps the Texas Legislature approved in 2011.
Last Thursday, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper announced that the Colorado teen birth rate has plummeted by 40 percent after the state began offering free contraceptives to low-income women.
Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis, who is running for governor, said she would prioritize working with community members, lawmakers and emergency crews to ensure that the public knows where hazardous chemicals are stored.
During a speech on the House floor Friday, Rep. Louie Gohmert compared the surge of unaccompanied migrant children to soldiers invading France during World War II.
CBS' "Face the Nation" - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu; Maen Rashid Areikat, the Palestinian envoy in Washington; Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas; Reps.
Marchers held signs as they made their way to Department of Homeland Security offices, protesting immigration policies Thursday, July 10, 2014, in El Paso, Texas.
Updated: Mon Jul 14, 2014 07:34 am
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