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KTAB-TV CBS 32 (Abilene)
Sen. John Cornyn to visit Dyess AFB on Thursday
Posted: Apr 17, 2019 07:32 PM CDT

Updated: Apr 17, 2019 07:32 PM CDT


Sen. John Cornyn to visit Dyess AFB on Thursday


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The West Texas Rehab Center (WTRC) unveiled some new technology…...
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Bryan-College Station Eagle
Hurricane Harvey destroyed every apartment in Rockport, Texas. Some residents are still waiting for help from lawmakers.
...session."

Abbott declared disaster response an emergency item near the start of the 86th Texas Legislature, which allowed lawmakers to take up such measures sooner.


In the latest episode of our mini-documentary...
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El Paso Times
Joaquin Castro says expect Senate decision 'soon' as Texas GOP, Dems clash on immigration
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U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, R-Texas, toured two immigrant detention facilities. This is what they had to say about family separations. Corpus Christi Caller Times


The appearances in...
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Midland Reporter Telegraph
Rick Perry plans exit as Trump's energy secretary
...having a "heart" about immigrants. Texas has a large Latino population, and Perry helped advance legislation that let undocumented children of immigrants pay in-state tuition for college.

To contact the...
04/17/2019 Online
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Brazoria County Facts
OUR VIEWPOINT: Empower Texans shouldn't have floor access
...behalf of the Texas Democratic Party or ACLU received free rein to roam the floors of the Texas Legislature, conservative groups would rightfully be up in arms. The chambers of the state House and Senate...
04/18/2019 Online
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Longview News Journal
Other Voices: Texas lawmakers should act on medical marijuana
...should act on medical marijuana


Beaumont Enterprise


Texans who were hoping this session of the Legislature would see some movement on medical marijuana in our state should start bracing themselves for disappointment....
04/18/2019 Online
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Marshall News Messenger
Harrison County names Robinette new elections administrator
...intended to bring that same diligence to this office — to study all the Election Code and all the legislation and all that kind of stuff, and dealing with the Secretary of State, all the particulars that would...
04/18/2019 Online
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Austin Chronicle
With a Possible Update to the Texas Open Meetings Act, Former Council Members Recall Local Scandal
..."deliberations" needed to be carried out in public.


"No Deliberate Attempt"

Cole is now in the Legislature, and Morrison unsuccessfully challenged Mayor Steve Adler in last November's election; the rest...
04/18/2019 Online
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Al Dia Dallas
Ciudades Santuario: Grandes urbes de Texas han sido ‘amigables’ a inmigrantes
...respecto, lo mismo que el vicegobernador Dan Patrick, el procurador general Ken Paxton y el senador federal John Cornyn.

Solo la oficina del senador Ted Cruz emitió una declaración en respuesta a la pregunta de...
04/18/2019 Online
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Austin Monitor
Adler says Texas has ‘declared war’ on Austin: ‘We must be prepared to defend ourselves’
...folks closest to the facts - and to the consequences," he said.

Adler railed against the Texas Legislature trying to end the city’s ability to get paid sick leave for workers and prohibit discrimination...
04/18/2019 Online
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Fort Worth Star Telegram
Flying a drone near a military base could mean jail time under Texas Senate bill
...and a maximum fine of $4,000.

The bill now goes to the House of Representatives, where backers hope to push it to final passage before the Legislature adjourns on May 27. It would take effect on Sept. 1.
04/17/2019 Online
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KXAS NBC 5 Ft​. Worth
Dallas County DA Responds to Gov. Abbott's Criticism
...your district attorney wants to change the law, he is in the wrong job. He needs to run for the legislature and come here to try and change the law. His job, his oath, is to enforce the law that exists and...
04/17/2019 Online
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Longview News Journal
McNeely: The 'blocker bill', and how Texas legislative sausage gets made
...and anti-majoritarian impediment to getting things done.


By the time you’re reading this, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, the Republican presiding officer of the Senate, strongly suggested bypassing the blocker bill...
04/18/2019 Online
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Lubbock Avalance-Journal
GOP lawmaker makes pitch for sales tax increase
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Thursday
Apr 18, 2019 at 12:01 AM


On the heels of last week's announcement that Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen want to raise the state sales tax to buy...
04/18/2019 Online
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Austin American-Statesman
Empower Texans sues legislative foe citing free speech rights
...itself a "non-profit media organization" whose employees "report on the proceedings of the Texas Legislature."

In early January, Waltens and Sensky submitted media credentials applications to the Texas House...
04/17/2019 Online
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KAMR-TV NBC 4 (Amarillo)
From 6th grader to lawmakers, an effort to cure Alzheimer's in Texas
..."She had Alzheimer’s and I just wanted to find a cure for it," Machado said.
Efforts in the Texas legislature
After serving on the Senate's aging committee, State Sen. Donna Campbell, R-New Braunfels, was...
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Longview News Journal
Texas Senate passes legislation to prevent surprise medical bills with arbitration, mediation
...state’s current program to address surprise medical bills, patients must request formal mediation by the Texas Department of Insurance. Once TDI acknowledges the request, insurance companies and providers have...
04/18/2019 Online
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Marshall News Messenger
Ross Ramsey: The Texas Legislature is stuck. Don’t worry about it.
...a governor has declared something an emergency — unless it really and truly is one.


The Texas Legislature does its most important work only when it’s about to run out of time.


Until then, this is the...
04/18/2019 Online
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Brazoria County Facts
Lawmakers signal opposition to sales tax proposal
Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen hold a joint press conference on the lawn of the Governor’s Mansion.
Miguel Gutierrez Jr./The Texas Tribune


It’s been less than...
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Lubbock Avalance-Journal
Texas Senate officially confirms three new Tech regents
...A-J Media


Wednesday
Apr 17, 2019 at 6:38 PM


The Texas Senate has now confirmed all three of Gov. Greg Abbott's nominations for the Texas Tech Board of Regents.

The governor appointed Mark Griffin, Ginger...
04/17/2019 Online
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