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  1. Texas Senate passes union dues billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | Texas Tribune

    State Sen. Bryan Hughes, R-Mineola, gives his views on mandatory pre-kindergarden education while wrapping up a Texas Tribune event at the Austin Club May 25, 2017. preliminarily approved legislation that would end the state's practice of collecting membership dues for certain public employees who are members of labor unions and associations.

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  2. Texas Senate passes union dues billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | Texas Tribune

    State Sen. Bryan Hughes, R-Mineola, gives his views on mandatory pre-kindergarden education while wrapping up a Texas Tribune event at the Austin Club May 25, 2017. preliminarily approved legislation that would end the state's practice of collecting membership dues for certain public employees who are members of labor unions and associations.

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  3. Despite bipartisan support, medical marijuana bill likely won't reach House floorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | Texas Tribune

    Amid several pressing legislative deadlines, some lawmakers are concerned that a bill to expand the medicinal use of marijuana won't ever get its day on the House floor. would expand the "Compassionate Use Act" - a measure that was signed into law in 2015 - and allow the use of medical marijuana for qualifying patients with debilitating medical conditions such as terminal cancer and post-traumatic stress disorder.

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  4. State Rep. Jason Isaac, R-Dripping Springs, on the floor of the House on May 15, 2015.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Texas Tribune

    Use our Texas Public Schools Explorer to see a breakdown of each public charter school and public school district in Texas. Jennifer Stratton said her third-grade son has been on the honor roll for the last three quarters but is anxious his progress could be erased if he does poorly on standardized tests.

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  5. The Brief: Texas alcohol regulators could lose funding for out-of-state travelRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Texas Tribune

    Among the 400-plus amendments filed to the House's proposed state budget, two legislators filed amendments that would cut off future out-of-state travel by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. Jet-setting liquor regulators could see wings clipped by lawmakers All the jet-setting and partying by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, as depicted in an internal flier the agency produced, would come to a screeching halt under budgetary amendments filed Tuesday by state Reps.

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  6. Jet setting liquor regulators could see wings clipped by lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Texas Tribune

    State Rep. Jason Isaac, R-Dripping Springs and Ramon Romero Jr., D-Fort Worth. The lawmakers have filed amendments aimed at cutting off the TABC's out-of-state traveling privileges and the agency's reliance on outside groups to host conferences in Texas.

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  7. Tesla vehicle on display outside the Texas Capitol on Jan. 15, 2015.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | Texas Tribune

    Instead of looking to create any kind of carve-out that favors the high-end electric car maker, legislation filed Friday would simply allow any vehicle manufacturer to sell directly to Texans - bypassing the middleman dealers - in Tesla's biggest challenge yet to a longstanding state ban on the practice. The proposal "will allow manufacturers of vehicles any weight, class, size or shape to sell direct to consumers," said state Rep. Jason Isaac , the Dripping Springs Republican who filed the legislation in the House.

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  8. Should "made in Texas" mean 100 percent Texas grapes? Texas grape growers split on wine billRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | Texas Tribune

    Chris Brundrett sat in a barn surrounded by barrels of wine he helped curate and swirled a glass of water in his hand, perhaps imagining it was something else. Brundrett, accompanied by others from the state's wine industry, drove home his pitch: "If we can just pump out wine from California and slap a picture of the Alamo or a longhorn on it and sell it," he said, should wineries be able to put a "made in Texas" label on it? A co-owner and winemaker at William Chris Vineyards between Fredericksburg and Johnson City, Brundrett was explaining why he backed House Bill 1514 by state Rep. Jason Isaac, R-Dripping Springs, which would require that wines with a Texas label be made only with Texas-grown grapes.

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  9. Livestream: A conversation with Reps. Andrew Murr & Jason IsaacRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Texas Tribune

    We're livestreaming our conversation with state Reps. Andrew Murr , R-Junction, and Jason Isaac , R-Dripping Springs, at Schreiner University.

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