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59 min ago | Dallas Morning News

Texas falls a spot to No. 13 in 2014 economic outlook ranking

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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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors

5 hrs ago | RedState

"Abortion Barbie" is Losing and May Be Corrupt

If the only thing I accomplish during campaign 2014 is being credited with labeling Wendy Davis as "Abortion Barbie," I will be happy.

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Related Topix: Texas, Texas Government, US Governors

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Benefits of scientific research

M.D. Anderson researcher Jim Allison's work on cancer immunotherapy earned him the 2014 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, and $3 million.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Opinion

Examiner.com

Texas among 5 states with pending same-sex marriage appeals

The Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act and ruled that supporters of California's ban on gay marriage, Proposition 8, could not defend it before the Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Governors

KXXV-TV Waco

West to get additional $4.8 million in disaster recovery funds

The day before the one-year anniversary of the West fertilizer plant explosion, Governor Rick Perry granted the City of West's request for an additional $4.8 million in assistance.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Explosion, Texas Government, Texas

Talking Points Memo

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Randy Neugebauer, Lamar Smith, Texas Government, Texas, US Governors

MyHighPlains.com

Advocates Urge Perry to Ban Tasers in Schools

After a Round Rock school police officer used a Taser to stop a fight Monday, some Texas youth advocates are urging Gov. Rick Perry to ban Tasers and pepper spray in public schools.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Bastrop County, TX

Mother Jones

Rick Perry Dismantled Texas' Public Integrity Unit. Now He's Facing a Grand Jury.

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Tom DeLay, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas, Texas Government, US Governors, Travis County, TX

MySanAntonio.com

Lawyer for Perry has contract for $450 an hour

Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at the Conservative Political Action Committee annual conference in National Harbor, Md., Friday, March 7, 2014.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, US News, Tea Party, Austin, TX

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Dan Patrick, Juli n Castro clash over immigration in TV debate

Democratic San Antonio Mayor JuliA n Castro and state Sen. Dan Patrick, R-Houston, squared off for a debate Tuesday in San Antonio.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, George Bush

The Wichita Eagle

Rubio: Terrorists training in Syria may strike US

The tea party darling and possible 2016 presidential hopeful gave a foreign policy speech sponsored by various groups at the University of Texas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Ted Cruz, Texas Government, Texas, US Governors

National Public Radio

Texas Candidate Faces Thorny Death Penalty Choice

The death penalty is like gun rights in Texas politics: Candidates don't dare get in the way of either.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Death Penalty, US Governors, Prison

NJ.com

National Democrats take aim at Christie, highlighting bridge scandal in new video

TRENTON - A new video produced by national Democrats takes aim at Gov. Chris Christie and other Republican governors who are facing investigations into the way they run their offices and political campaigns.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Chris Christie, US Governors, New Jersey, Scott Walker

Free Republic

Rick Perry Faces Grand Jury After Efforts to Remove Drunkard DA

A grand jury is expected to be called to investigate allegations that Texas Gov. Rick Perry abused his power when he vetoed funding for the Travis County District Attorney's office as part of the state budget.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Travis County, TX

CBS Local

Rubio Visiting Texas For UT Address

Often mentioned as a possible 2016 presidential candidate, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is heading onto the home turf of two other future potential White House contenders, Ted Cruz and Rick Perry.

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Related Topix: Texas, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors

WINK-TV Fort Myers

3 GOP governors blast Medicare Advantage rates

Three Southern Republican governors are writing President Barack Obama to complain about newly announced Medicare Advantage payments.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rick Scott, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

The News Tribune

Jeb Bush has a good shot at GOP nomination

"The notion that Jeb Bush is going to be the Republican presidential nominee is a fantasy nourished by the people who used to run the Republican Party," writes Ben Smith of BuzzFeed.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Jeb Bush, Utah, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

KOB-TV New Mexico

Arizona bill failure may help bring Tesla Motors to New Mexico

Don't look now but one of the other guys in the race for Tesla Motors just stumbled.

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Related Topix: Tesla Motors, Startups, Susana Martinez, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, Auto Dealers

Mon Apr 14, 2014

CBS Local

Senators Vying For Higher Posts Spar In Hearing

A Senate panel's discussion about how best to overhaul the curriculum and testing procedures for Texas high schools at times felt like a political debate Monday, as a gubernatorial hopeful and two candidates for lieutenant governor shared the spotlight.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Dewhurst, Fort Worth, TX, US Governors, Standardized Testing, Education, Education Etc.

Breitbart.com

Wendy Davis Ethical Questions Surface

Despite promises to the contrary, it appears that State Senator Wendy Davis voted on bills that affect her clients and favorably impact the bottom line of her law firm.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Transportation, North Texas Tollway Authority, US Governors, US Politics, Ray LaHood, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

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