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This is your political report for August 22, 2019.
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KAMR-TV NBC 4 (Amarillo)
"They should respect our opinions": U.S. reps along the Texas-Mexico border serve as ambassadors for their homes
...toward border enforcement rather than migrant aid.

But Escobar helped shoehorn amendments into the legislation that made it palatable for her Democratic colleagues. In a late night speech on the House floor,...
08/22/2019 Online
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KAMR-TV NBC 4 (Amarillo)
Texas’ Driver Responsibility Program ends next month. Here’s what that means for you.
...eliminate it, the Driver Responsibility Program will end on Sept. 1. A measure signed into law by Gov. Greg Abbott in June, House Bill 2048, shutters the 16-year-old program that left more than 1 million people...
08/22/2019 Online
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KXAN NBC 36 Austin
Texas Safety Commission formed after El Paso shooting meets today for first time
AUSTIN (Nexstar) — Gov. Greg Abbott’s Texas Safety Commission will hold its first meeting at the Texas State Capitol Thursday morning.

"The Texas Safety Commission will bring together experts and community...
08/22/2019 Online
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KAMR-TV NBC 4 (Amarillo)
Texas DPS reminds drivers to put phones away in school zones
AUSTIN (Nexstar) — With students headed back to class, the Texas Department of Public Safety is urging drivers to pay extra attention in school zones.

Use of a wireless communication device is prohibited...
08/22/2019 Online
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NewsRadio 740 - KTRH
Experts say a Texas law doesn't go far enough to protect patients
...are in the same boat on this.


"So I think it's likely there's going to be some kind of federal legislation; how expansive it is, what model it follows remains to be seen."

About nine million Texans are...
08/22/2019 Online
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Marshall News Messenger
Jerry Hopkins: Some common sense
...Joe Straus. Now we have the unfolding drama involving the new Speaker of the House in the Texas legislature emphasizing the need for independent and stronger leadership of this important legislative body....
08/22/2019 Online
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Houston Chronicle
Texas children with asthma deserve rescue meds at school [Opinion]
...easier.

That’s because during the 86th Texas legislative session, HB 2243 was signed into law. This legislation permits schools, both public and private, to stock asthma rescue medication for emergency use....
08/22/2019 Online
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Houston Chronicle
In ‘Bonnghazi’ scandal, let’s hear the tape, hold speaker accountable [Editorial]
...legislation and the group’s take-no-prisoners approach was at odds with the united front that Bonnen, Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick maintained as they focused on more money for schools and reducing property...
08/22/2019 Online
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Longview News Journal
McNeely: Unforeseen events alter Texas political landscape
...weeks after the shooting. He says he’s not following the advice of some backers to shift his sights to John Cornyn’s U.S. Senate seat.


But, as he returns to the presidential campaign, he is shifting his sights...
08/22/2019 Online
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KLTV 7
Texas Lt. Gov. Patrick receives stent after heart blockage
...August 17, 2019 at 4:51 PM CDT - Updated August 22 at 2:19 AM


AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has had a stent inserted in his chest after experiencing a heart blockage Thursday evening....
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KTRE (ABC) 9 (Lufkin)
Abbott names new election chief after voter citizenship flub
In this Feb. 5, 2019, file photo, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott gives his State of the State Address in the House Chamber in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File) (Source: Associated Press)


By CLARICE SILBER...
08/22/2019 Online
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Bryan-College Station Eagle
State leaders are looking for solutions after El Paso. Texas Latinos say they can start by changing the words they use.
...supremacy.

But when several days went by after the shooting without a similar, loud condemnation from Gov. Greg Abbott, the silence filled some Latinos with dread about what would — or wouldn’t — come next.

U.S....
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San Marcos Daily Record
Kyle annexation proposal draws local criticism
...numbers of the petition would meet the criteria of House Bill 347 — a bill recently passed by Texas legislation that seeks to eliminate unilateral annexation, and allows for disannexation of an area of at least...
08/22/2019 Online
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Galveston Daily News
Political Buzz: Weber bill seeks to define domestic terrorism
...majority in that chamber.


NOTEBOOK


Mary Jennings "MJ" Hegar, a Democrat vying to challenge U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, will be in Galveston next week. Hegar will speak at a meeting of Galveston Grassroots 2020,...
08/21/2019 Online
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NewsRadio 740 - KTRH
Texas Killer Put to Death After Two Decades
...indicated that he killed her because she had broken a date with him," says Robert Hurst, spokesman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) in Huntsville.

Melissa Trotter was well-represented on Wednesday...
08/21/2019 Online
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