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Texas Political Pulse for May 21, 2024. You received 16 news.
 
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KWES (NBC) 9 (Midland)
More Central Texas school districts approve pay raises for the fall
...about $6,160 per student. That rate hasn't gone up since 2019. Some Democratic lawmakers want Gov. Greg Abbott to call them back to the Capitol for another special legislative session to increase school...
05/21/2024 Online
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Dallas Morning News
The state’s Republican leaders back Pierson, a former Trump spokeswoman, while Holland banks on his deep ties to District 33.
...darling," particularly for how she framed issues during television appearances. Pierson helped on Ted Cruz’s successful 2012 Senate campaign, then gravitated toward Trump for his 2016 presidential run....
05/21/2024 Online
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Houston Style Magazine
Houston City Council to Address Emergency Measures Following May 16 Derecho
...In response to the severe windstorm, known as a derecho, that swept through Houston on May 16, Mayor John Whitmire has placed an emergency item on this week's City Council agenda to extend the local state...
05/21/2024 Online
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KUT Austin
Texas lawmakers in DC push Congress to withhold aid from Mexico over water treaty
...have discussed withholding $7.6 million from the 2025 appropriations bill. "But in speaking with Senator Cornyn earlier, he told me that that figure might actually be higher," Arévalo said. "It just depends."...
Sarah Asch
05/21/2024 Online
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Spectrum News San Antonio
Power restored to most affected by deadly Houston storm, with the rest by Wednesday
...April and early May in parts of Houston, Harris County and several counties north of Houston. Mayor John Whitmire said a six-block area in downtown Houston would be closed Monday to allow crews to continue...
05/21/2024 Online
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WOAI
Trump Considers Paxton For Position Of US Attorney General If Reelected
President Donald Trump waves upon arrival, alongside Attorney General of Texas Ken Paxton (L) in Dallas, Texas, on June 11, 2020, where he hosted a roundtable with faith leaders and small business owners....
05/21/2024 Online
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Dallas Observer
Dallas City Council Committee Unanimously Condemns Senate Bill 4 Immigration Protocol
...the first stance the city has taken against the pending state law. Senate Bill 4 was signed by Gov. Greg Abbott in December 2023, but has since been in legal limbo while the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...
Emma Ruby
05/21/2024 Online
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Lubbock Avalance-Journal
Senate hearing on delta-8 ban in Texas is next week. How to testify for or against
...products in Texas. Make recommendations to further regulate the sale of these products, and suggest legislation to stop retailers who market these products to children." The committee will also discuss the...
05/21/2024 Online
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Austin American-Statesman
Ken Paxton says cities can't pick the state laws they'll abide by. That's rich. | Opinion
...of Texas continued attacking access to evidence-based, life-saving healthcare with a barrage of legislation that dismisses science, discounts medical experts, and effectively erases the experiences of transgender...
05/21/2024 Online
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Austin American-Statesman
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott pardoned Daniel Perry and shifted the rule of law | Editorial
...was no rogue DA or 'woke' politics. The legal system played out as it should in Travis County. Then Greg Abbott overturned the jury's decision. American-Statesman Editorial Board Austin American-Statesman...
05/21/2024 Online
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Austin Business Journal
Texas filmmaking industry could one day rival Hollywood
...$200 million in incentives secured for the Texas Moving Image Industry Program during the last legislative session has helped: The answer is it's absolutely helped. I think our biggest critique was we...
Justin Sayers, Senior Staff
05/21/2024 Online
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Dallas Morning News
Ericsson injects $50 million to Lewisville facility for 5G manufacturing
...that we have to be competing on every level." Congressmen like Rep. Marc Veasey, D-Texas, and Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, also voiced their support of Ericsson’s investment. For Veasey, the investment helps...
Irving Mejia-hilario
05/21/2024 Online
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KMID (ABC) 2 (Midland)
Judge blocks Biden administration from enforcing new gun sales background check rule in Texas
...possibly can to save lives. Congress needs to finish the job and pass universal background checks legislation now." Kacsmaryk is the sole district court judge in Amarillo — a city in the Texas panhandle —...
05/21/2024 Online
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ktbb​.com
US delegation travels to Turks and Caicos after five tourists detained over ammunition
...D-Pa.; Rep. Guy Reschenthaler, R-Pa.; Rep. Bob Good, R-Va.; Rep. Josh Brecheen, R-Okla.; and Rep. Michael Cloud, R-Texas -- who all have constituents who are among the detained Americans. Fetterman said...
05/21/2024 Online
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KPRC NBC 2 Houston
Texas’ Republican old guard mobilizes to protect Dade Phelan from the far right
...By Jasper Scherer And Zach Despart Published: May 21, 2024, 5:00 AMUpdated: May 21, 2024, 5:06 AM Dade Phelan addresses the floor after being elected for his second term as House speaker on on Jan 10, 2023....
Texas Tribune
05/21/2024 Online
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Dallas Morning News
In the primary runoff, Rep. Frederick Frazier has the governor’s backing, but challenger Keresa Richardson has the attorney general’s support.
...said. Richardson said she believes Democrats have an "outsized influence" in the House under Speaker Dade Phelan, whom she blamed for allowing Democrats to water down GOP priority bills. Advertisement Richardson...
Aarón Torres
05/21/2024 Online
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