Friendswood Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Bill could allow voters to use cell phones at polling locationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Daily Texan

    ... use their cell phones in polling stations, with certain limitations. The bill, authored by Rep. Greg Bonnen (R-Friendswood), permits voters to "access information that was downloaded, recorded or created on the phone" before the voter enters his or ...

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  2. Texas Senate OKs school vouchers, but bill faces tough House voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    ... who pushed the idea as a senator and in his statewide campaign last year. The bill by Sen. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, has drawn stiff opposition from public school groups. Democrats blasted the idea as lacking in accountability and as harmful to ...

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  3. Texas home insurers see another strong year but still seek limits on lawsuitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    ... Allstate had a 4.3 percent increase. Major insurers, meanwhile, are now pushing the bill by Sen. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, to limit lawsuits against property insurers. The measure has been approved by the Senate Business and Commerce Committee ...

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  4. Sharply divided Senate gives preliminary approval to voucher billRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | The Wilson County News

    ... are paying attention and taking note of the feeble excuses offered by the Senate author, Sen. Larry Taylor of Friendswood, for refusing to repair these defects in his bill. When and if this bill crosses the Capitol rotunda to the House, this ...

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  5. Senate gives tentative OK to modified school voucher billRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    ... given to businesses who donate money to fund the private school scholarships. The bill by Sen. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, has drawn stiff opposition from public school groups. And Democrats on Monday blasted the idea as lacking in accountability ...

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  6. Norman Land of Cleveland, Texas is the 2015 Big Bass Splash ChampionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... captured an 8.59 lb sow to take the lead. Only one more exact weight bass was weighed in before days end, by Friendswood TX angler Jeremy Morton who caught a 4.00 lb bass for a $5,000 payday. On the final day of competition, Rowdy Slaughter of ...

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  7. Castle Biosciences Incorporated - Medical Equipment - Deals and...Read the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | PR-inside.com

    ... serves customers in Canada, Latin America, Europe, Israel, and Australia. Castle Biosciences is headquartered in Friendswood, Texas, the US. Castle Biosciences Incorporated - Medical Equipment - Deals and Alliances Profile provides you comprehensive ...

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  8. Premier agent spotlight: David Gloger's education, experience benefit his clientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Chron

    ... regarding contracts, finances, or the real estate process," Gloger said. Gloger is a native Texan and grew up in Friendswood, and has lived in the region all of his life. Today, this area south of the Beltway is his real estate focus area, even ...

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  9. 'Parent Trigger' school bill clears Texas SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... or more. "You take five years from an elementary school child? They're never going to catch up," said Taylor, R-Friendswood, during the bill's committee hearing in March. Opponents of the policy say it creates conflict instead of positive engagement ...

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  10. Senate OKs faster a parent triggera for struggling schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... that can force changes in administrators, or even close schools, after five years of poor state ratings. But Friendswood Republican Sen. Larry Taylor wants that process to start faster. The chairman of the Senate Education Committee, he says parent ...

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  11. Highlights from around the CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... that can force changes in administrators, or even close schools, after five years of poor state ratings. But Friendswood Republican Sen. Larry Taylor wants that process to start faster. The chairman of the Senate Education Committee, he says parent ...

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  12. Senate OKs changes to Texas 'parent trigger' lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Chron

    ... received an "unacceptable" state performance rating for five straight years. Senate Bill 14 by Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, would reduce that to three years. The bill, one of six Patrick supports this session, originally set the parent trigger ...

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  13. Senate OKs faster 'parent trigger' for struggling schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... that can force changes in administrators, or even close schools, after five years of poor state ratings. But Friendswood Republican Sen. Larry Taylor wants that process to start faster. The chairman of the Senate Education Committee, he says parent ...

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  14. Florence Shapiro and Lionel Sosa: A raft of improvements for our schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    ... turn around failing schools is to empower parents to negotiate needed changes in those schools. Sen. Taylor, R-Friendswood, and Rep. Harold Dutton, D-Houston, are proposing to change Texas law that now empowers parents to petition for corrective ...

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  15. Police Arrest Subject for Gun Charge After PursuitRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | The Family Badge

    ... such a beautiful island, ya'll keep arresting these thugs over and over.. If the low life people won't move to Friendswood why don't the Police,district Attorney and Judges get together and keep them in jail.. keep them in cages and watch how much ...

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  16. Castle Biosciences Secures $6 Million Credit Facility from Silicon Valley BankRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2015 | Venture Capital Access Online

    ... with uveal melanoma, cutaneous melanoma and esophageal cancer, among others. Castle Biosciences is based in Friendswood, TX (Houston), and has laboratory operations in Phoenix, AZ. More information can be found at www.castlebiosciences.com. ...

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  17. Texas Senate Approves $211 Billion BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... all Texans in all our schools," she said. "This is going to be a little, teeny tiny step." Sen. Larry Taylor , R-Friendswood, who chaired a workgroup on education spending, said universal pre-K would have been too expensive. And he said he thinks ...

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  18. Texas Senate passes $211 billion budget stressing tax cuts, roads, border securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    ... of the 50 states in a per pupil expenditures," he said. "We're still below the pre-recession levels." Taylor, a Friendswood Republican who is the Senate's chief education budget writer, noted that after covering the cost of adding 84,000 more ...

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  19. Tax scammers steal refundsRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2015 | KHOU-TV Houston

    The Friendswood Police Department says they have received around 30 calls from people who can't get their refunds because scammers have filed their tax returns. Tax scammers steal refunds The Friendswood Police Department says they have received around 30 calls from people who can't get their refunds because scammers have filed their tax returns.

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  20. Texas agency to no longer give ringside seats to lawmakersRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2015 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... sent a memo restricting who could be allowed to sit in ringside seats after Republican Sen. Larry Taylor of Friendswood brought up the issue at a Senate Finance panel hearing in February. Taylor said he was informed of the issue by various promoters ...

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