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Marshall News Messenger
Ross Ramsey: Give Michael Quinn Sullivan his due — he was telling the truth about Speaker Dennis Bonnen
...this year got this message: "My goal is for this to be the worst session in the history of the Legislature for cities and counties." Burrows chimed in: "I’m all for that."


They might even muse about his...
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Brazoria County Facts
Prop 4 would put income tax ban in constitution
...to implement an income tax in the future. That would require two-thirds of each chamber of the Legislature to put such a request before voters.


"The door has been left open for a state income tax, but...
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Austin American-Statesman
City offers several ways to learn about Land Development Code
...halls: austintexas.gov/ldc.


SOUTH AUSTIN

TxDOT hosts open house

on Interstate 35 project

The Texas Department of Transportation will host an open house on the proposed Interstate 35 Capital Express...
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Brazoria County Facts
Bonnen: Recording proves no laws broken
...told them with great clarity, ‘My goal is for this to be the worst session in the history of the Legislature for cities and counties,’" Bonnen said in the recording.


He also referred to some House Democrats...
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San Marcos Daily Record
Texas GOP speaker tape: Lawmaker 'vile,' Trump 'killing us'
...disparaged another Democratic House member in the hourlong tape, which has thrown the GOP-controlled Legislature into disarray at a fragile moment when their majority is at stake.

The tape has uncorked the biggest...
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San Marcos Daily Record
Texas laws making a difference in the lives of those affected by domestic violence
...violence.

On May 27, 2019, the 86th Texas Legislative Session came to a close. In the five months the legislature convened, 7,324 bills were filed, and when the dust settled 140 days later, 1,429 bills had passed...
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Bryan-College Station Eagle
Hegar talks cybersecurity at Texas A&M
...nation’s energy infrastructures.


Over the summer, the university system was called upon to help the Texas Department of Information Resources and the Texas Division of Emergency Management when more than...
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Denton Chronicle
Texas GOP speaker tape: Lawmaker 'vile,' Trump 'killing us'
...the hourlong tape, which also reveals other political scheming and has thrown the GOP-controlled Legislature into disarray at a fragile moment when their majority is at stake.

The tape has uncorked the biggest...
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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung
Transportation projects rolling ahead in Texas
...San Antonio. Courtesy of TxDOT


In the past decade, there have been moves made through the Texas legislature to secure funding sources for state transportation projects.


This past legislative session, the...
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Austin Monitor
Council finds little common ground on camping ordinance
...chance to propose their own amendments Thursday if the ordinance doesn’t pass on an initial vote.

Gov. Greg Abbott has openly criticized the city’s new policies, threatening intervention by the state if a camping...
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Kilgore News Herald
State senator lauds legislative work to Kilgore crowd
...Hughes addressed Kilgore Rotary Club Wednesday, Oct. 9, with a recap of some of the most impactful legislation passed during this year’s session.


Hughes characterized the session as productive, thanks in...
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NewsRadio 740 - KTRH
State Rep. Toth: Texas House Speaker Should Step Down
...Austin-based consulting firm HillCo Partners. "He probably had no idea what the meeting was about."

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says he welcomes the audio's release, and says the issue remains in the hands of the Texas...
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Del Rio News-Herald
Del Rioans learn about tax rates, the legislature
...Chamber of Commerce members and their guests about the work done in the 86th Session of the Texas Legislature.


Texas Sen. Pete Flores shakes hands with Val Verde County Sheriff Joe Frank Martinez following...
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Nacogdoches Daily Sentinel
Speaker targeted Clardy by name
...blamed moderates "who don’t want to help with anything" for slowing the conservative agenda in the Legislature.


"Travis Clardy and Phil Stephenson. I don’t want to go any further down that list," Bonnen said....
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Longview News Journal
East Texas lawmakers: 'Horrible scandal,' speaker 'should resign'
...the hourlong tape, which also reveals other political scheming that has thrown the GOP-controlled Legislature into disarray at a fragile moment when their majority is at stake.


State Rep. Matt Schaefer,...
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KFDM (CBS) 6 (Beaumont)
New Texas law leads to new CBD business in Beaumont
...What's sold here used to be illegal. That all changed in June when Governor Greg Abbott signed legislation allowing the growth of hemp and the sale of hemp-based oils, opening opportunities for businesses...
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Waco Tribune Herald
Local leaders react to House Speaker Bonnen's comments on hating cities, counties
...told them with great clarity, my goal is for this to be the worst session in the history of the Legislature for cities and counties."


"I hope the next session's even worse," Burrows said.


"And I'm all...
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The Victoria Advocate
Council rejects city engineer's Houston Highway safety plan, opts for realignment option
...voted against a pedestrian safety plan on Houston Highway that was endorsed by city engineers, the Texas Department of Transportation and H-E-B officials.


Instead, the council opted to move forward with...
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KETK (NBC) 56 (Tyler)
Governor Abbott announces $61.2M in counter-terrorism funding across Texas
AUSTIN, Texas (KETK) - Governor Greg Abbott announced $61.2 million in Homeland Security Grant Program funding to support statewide efforts against terrorism and prepare for threats and hazards that pose...
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KSAT ABC 12 San Antonio
Center helping students in foster care achieve college success
...SAN ANTONIO - Graduating from college can be challenging and stressful. In fact, according to the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, only a small percentage of those who age out of foster...
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12newsnow​.com
Starting Wednesday, the district will issue citations for $300. The district said the violations are issued to the registered owner of the car.
...Fe ISD partnered with Verra Mobility to provide the cameras and image processing.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, state law requires that drivers stop when a bus is stopped and operating...
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Brownsville Herald
Sen. Cornyn gets first-hand look at RGV’s flood control efforts
...Project north of Edinburg on Monday.

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Posted: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 6:00 pm

Sen. Cornyn gets first-hand look at RGV’s flood control efforts BY NAXIELY LOPEZ-PUENTE STAFF WRITER Brownsville...
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