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Longview News Journal

McNeely: Legislative harmony — for now

...Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, began their second four-year terms in those jobs by welcoming the new House leader, Rep. Dennis Bonnen, R-Angleton, a legislative veteran of more than two decades....

01/17/2019

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NewsRadio 740 - KTRH

An extended stay at the Border for U.S. Troops

...But Senator Cruz says it's why Americans vote for republicans over democrats. "They are opposed to border security and that's a big reason why Republicans grew our majority in the Senate this election,...

01/17/2019

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KSAT ABC 12 San Antonio

How will Texas Legislature address school shootings? Likely not with gun control

...Dan Patrick has suggested such a measure would be dead on arrival in the Senate. Lawmakers returned to Austin this month for the first time since the Santa Fe shooting, and they have repeatedly assured ...

01/17/2019

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KTRH - NewsRadio 740

Reasons behind TX lege best practices

... Audrey Morton -
Just Now


You might be wondering why it takes months for the Texas Legislature to bills on the floor. Since the 1900s, when there wasn't easy accessibility, or even travel methods,...

01/17/2019

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Dallas Morning News

UT Southwestern and its crucial science just got an early win from the Texas Legislature

... that has six Nobel Prize winners and is a centerpiece of health care treatment and research in the world wouldn't have to go hat in hand to the Texas Legislature every two years with fingers crossed....

01/17/2019

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Brazoria County Facts

Free talk with Bonnen at Brazosport College Friday

... "The start of the 86th Legislature has been exciting and productive, but there's no place I'd rather be than spending time with family, friends and constituents at home in District 25," Bonnen said in ...

01/17/2019

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Rockport Pilot

Key meeting planned for island's lone bridge

...Army Corps of Engineers, Texas Department of Emergency Management, and possibly the Texas Department of Transportation. "We're hoping to have a definitive plan of action after the meeting," said Donoho....

01/17/2019

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Amarillo Globe-News

Our view: Budget proposals differ greatly, but are a good start

...Dan Patrick, House Speaker Dennis Bonnen and their respective budget leadership teams will work on transforming what is proposed today to what becomes final by session's end. As most Texans know, the ...

01/17/2019

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Longview News Journal

TxDOT urges motorists to avoid part of Texas 42

...The Texas Department of Transportation is urging motorists to take alternate routes today to avoid delays during work on Texas 42 in Gregg County. TxDOT crews will be performing routine bridge maintenance ...

01/17/2019

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Austin Chronicle

Point Austin: The Definition of Insanity

... the News staff's upbeat interviews with the incoming Central Texas legislative delegation - Democrats all - I began the year ready to believe that the 86th Legislature was indeed going to be different....

01/17/2019

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Texas Tribune

Watch: A conversation with four new members of the Texas Senate

...by Texas Tribune Staff Jan. 17, 201912:01 AM


Texas Legislature 2019

The 86th Legislature runs from Jan. 8 to May 27. From the state budget to health care to education policy — and the politics behind ...

01/17/2019

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Austin Monitor

Austin Police Department orders outside audit after state finds it misclassified cleared rape cases

...The Texas Department of Public Safety found APD failed to meet federal criteria for clearing a rape case without arresting someone in nearly a third of cases considered during three months in 2017. While ...

01/17/2019

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Del Rio News-Herald

Hurd selected to House Appropriations Committee

..."He has a proven track record of passing legislation that brings our government into the 21st century, saving billions of dollars, and delivering better results for the American people. As our government ...

01/17/2019

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KRGV (ABC) 5 (Weslaco)

Harmony Korine's latest, Beto O'Rourke doc to debut at SXSW

...Ted Cruz and John Lee Hancock's Bonnie and Clyde manhunt drama "The Highwaymen," with Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson. The festival's full lineup is available at: www.sxsw.com/festivals/film . Copyright ...

01/16/2019

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Dallas Morning News

Dallas lawmaker introduces sweeping reforms to protect the public from gas leak explosions

...Rafael Anchia sits at his desk on the second day of the 86th Texas Legislature. He's written several bills to address the dangers of gas leaks and gaps in the state's regulatory system. (Ashley Landis/...

01/16/2019

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KXAN NBC 36 Austin

Texans eager for changes to property tax system as session begins

...Greg Abbott and Lieutenant Gov. Dan Patrick made it clear during their inauguration ceremony this week: state leaders intend to make changes to the property tax systems in Texas. "We already knew in our ...

01/16/2019

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KWKT Channel 44 - Waco

Texans eager for changes to property tax system as session begins

...Greg Abbott and Lieutenant Gov. Dan Patrick made it clear during their inauguration ceremony this week: state leaders intend to make changes to the property tax systems in Texas. "We already knew in our ...

01/16/2019

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KJTV (FOX) 34 (Lubbock)

Rep. Jodey Arrington to serve on House Ways and Means Committee

..."That's the committee that 75 to 80 percent of all legislation that passes Congress goes through that committee." Arrington said with his new position he fills a void of Ag based representation which ...

01/16/2019

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KRIS (NBC) 6 (Corpus Christi)

Local lawmakers intent to keep Harvey funds intact

...Greg Abbott, both Texas U.S. Senators and several congressmen signed the letter. It says that money from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers needs to be used for its intended purpose. The funds in question ...

01/16/2019

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KFDX (NBC) 3 (Wichita Falls)

Texans eager for changes to property tax system as session begins

...Greg Abbott and Lieutenant Gov. Dan Patrick made it clear during their inauguration ceremony this week: state leaders intend to make changes to the property tax systems in Texas. "We already knew in our ...

01/16/2019

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