Texas Government Newswire (Page 11)

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  1. Skeptics and Scare StoriesRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Texas Monthly

    This morning, the Texas Lyceum released highlights from its annual poll , a barometer of Texan public opinion about critical policy issues facing the state and the nation. The full results won't be released until tomorrow, but looking through the executive summary , this year's results are consistent with my impressions from previous years.


  2. Judge postpones Prieto execution for hearing on lethal injection drugRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | The Washington Post

    This undated photo provided by the Virginia Department of Corrections shows inmate Alfredo Prieto. Virginia is poised to execute Prieto, a serial killer, who claims he's intellectually disabled using lethal injection drugs from Texas because the state's supply of another controversial drug will expire the day before the execution is supposed to take place.


  3. Travis County Prosecutor-For-Hire Deal PostponedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Texas Tribune

    A controversial agreement between the Travis County District Attorney's Office and Texas Mutual Insurance under which the company pays prosecutors to pursue its fraud cases will be suspended - at least for now, officials said Wednesday. The decision comes after a joint Austin American-Statesman and Texas Tribune series exposed the unusual and cozy arrangement, which sparked concern and objections by some lawmakers and county leaders.


  4. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick during a June 4, 2015 Tribune ConversationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Texas Tribune

    Amid an ongoing lawsuit over deep cuts that lawmakers made this year to a therapy program for children with disabilities, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick on Wednesday offered a sternly worded defense of the Legislature's move.


  5. UT to hear public comment on campus carry tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | KXAN-TV Austin

    The University of Texas is preparing to hear the public's opinion on whether or not they should regulate the soon-to-be enacted concealed carry law. State Bill 11, passed in the spring by the Texas Legislature, says that licensed gun owners can carry a concealed weapon on campuses starting on August 1, 2016.


  6. Deadline looms over Kasich campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    Midnight on Wednesday is a fundraising deadline for 2016 presidential candidates. Their financial reports from July through September are due October 15. How much money the governor raised in his first few months in the race could be a game changer for his presidential campaign.


  7. CNBC's GOP Debate Criteria Put Rand Paul on Hot SeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | The Wall Street Journal

    CNBC on Wednesday released its criteria for deciding which candidates will be allowed to participate in the Oct. 28 primetime debate, and which will be relegated to the earlier event. Candidates who average 3% in national polls conducted by NBC, ABC, CBS, Fox, CNN and Bloomberg between Sept.


  8. Heartland Daily Podcast - " Wayne Allyn Root: Liberalism Leads to Lack of Economic FreedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | The Heartland Institute

    In today's edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, H. Sterling Burnett, managing editor of Environment & Climate News, speaks with Wayne Allyn Root. Root, referred to as the capitalist evangelist, is an author, entrepreneur, and television and radio personality.


  9. Updated ADF congressional report exposes Planned Parenthooda s ongoing taxpayer abuseRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Sonoran News

    WASHINGTON Alliance Defending Freedom made public its latest annual report to Congress that identifies waste, abuse, and potential fraud by Planned Parenthood, state family planning programs, and other organizations.


  10. Abbott urges feds to boost border security after uptick in crossingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Chron

    In light of recent reports showing an uptick in unaccompanied children crossing the United States southern border, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday urged the federal government to deploy 250 additional Border Patrol agents and five more aviation assets. "I ask for your immediate and bold action to prevent this from escalating into an uncontrollable crisis," Abbott wrote in a two-page letter to Jeh Johnson, the head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.


  11. Campus carry debate continues, as UT-Austin and others host public forumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Dallas Morning News

    The University of Texas at Austin is hosting on Wednesday night the first of two public forums on campus carry, as it and other universities in Texas get a handle on how they will start implementing the contentious firearms law in fall 2016. The legislation - approved behind Republican support - aims to allow licensed Texans to carry concealed handguns in most state university buildings.


  12. Why the self-imposed rule preventing the Treasury from overdrafting at the Central Bank is irrelevanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Daily Kos

    The first Fed chairman of the modern Federal Reserve explains, under oath, in his testimony to the US House of Representatives committee on banking and currency in March of 1947 that the requirement of the US Tsy dept to have a positive balance in its account at the Fed is no barrier to Govt spending and deficits. And that preventing TGA overdrafts does not put the "market" in control of Govt interest rates.


  13. Gov. Greg Abbott at the Texas State Prayer Breakfast in Austin on May 4, 2015.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Texas Tribune

    Gov. Greg Abbott is again pushing the federal government to fortify the Texas-Mexico border, demanding "immediate and bold action" from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. On Wednesday, Abbott sent a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson requesting that 250 additional Border Patrol agents be sent to Texas to combat the crossings, which increased in August by more than half over a year prior.


  14. Sharpe, Freida C. Age: 90, MatawanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | The Two River Times

    Freida C. Sharpe, 90, of Matawan, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at home on Monday, Sept. 14. She was born Freida Crowther on July 8, 1925 in Skowhegan, Maine.


  15. Fort Worth motorists squeezed again on Western Center BoulevardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Star-Telegram.com

    As is the case in many work zones, the traffic on Western Center Boulevard in far north Fort Worth is going to get worse before it gets better. Motorists may want to avoid the popular east-west corridor altogether for the next week or so, on either side of Interstate 35W.


  16. The Latest: Judge calls for hearing on Virginia executionRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 30 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    By The Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. - The latest on the planned execution of a convicted serial killer in Virginia : 2:45 p.m. A federal judge has scheduled a hearing to consider a Virginia inmate's challenge to his execution hours before he is set to be put to death.


  17. The holes in Donald Trump's campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | World Magazine

    The staff of The World and Everything in It has profiled 22 possible 2016 presidential candidates in its "White House Wednesday" series. Now they take a look at who's ahead and who's making moves as the primaries get closer.


  18. Pope Francis' Visit Shined Light On GOP's Misplaced Priorities In TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Burnt Orange Report

    There was no love loss for right wing conservatives who decried Pope Francis as a "liberal" for his rather populist positions on economics, climate change and the death penalty - but Catholic Republicans like Governor Greg Abbott were in a bit more awkward situation. Just as the front runners for GOP's presidential nomination were debating whether a Muslim should even be allowed to occupy the White House, we were reminded how conservatives drummed up fears that John F. Kennedy's Catholic faith would render him a papal puppet.


  19. All 15 GOP Candidates Meet South Carolina Deadline and Hefty FeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | MSNBC

    All fifteen major Republican presidential candidates have cleared the first important hurdle for participating in the GOP's nominating process by beating the deadline to qualify for South Carolina's primary -- and paying a hefty filing fee. The Palmetto State's deadline is Wednesday -- the first filing deadline in the nation -- and the state's Republican Party requires a $40,000 fee, which is the most expensive filing fee in the country.


  20. Huge rise in Texans in favor of marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Football rules 72% of Texans would encourage children to play football despite a national trend of Americans discouraging children from youth football.