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Texas Political Pulse for June 11, 2021. You received 24 news.
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oldies977lubbock​.com   +2 other publications
Rep. Arrington says Port-to-Plains progressing through bipartisan efforts
LUBBOCK, Texas (KJTV) - Efforts continue on the Port-to-Plains trade corridor, with White House negotiations slowly underway. Congressman Jodey Arrington says the legislative proposal passed last session,...
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oldies977lubbock​.com   +4 other publications
Gov. Greg Abbott says Texas will build a border wall, but doesn’t yet give details on cost or location
" was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. Sign...
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KERA PBS 13 Dallas
Kamala Harris To Host White House Meeting With Texas Democrats Who Blocked Voting Bill
Published June 11, 2021 at 9:00 AM CDT Miguel Gutierrez Jr. / The Texas Tribune State Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer, D-San Antonio, speaks at a press conference at Mt. Zion Baptist Church near the...
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Texas Observer
For the First Time, ‘Redeemed’ Texas Parents May Get a Second Chance
New legislation could open a legal pathway to reinstate once-terminated parental rights. New legislation could open a legal pathway to reinstate once-terminated parental rights. Michelle Aslam Jun...
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D Magazine   +1 other publication
The Keystone XL Pipeline Is Dead. What Does That Mean for Texas?
How does the end of new oil leases on federal land and the shutting down the Keystone Pipeline affect Texas oil companies? Early in his administration, President Biden introduced a new government-wide...
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KSAN (NBC) 3 (San Angelo)   +2 other publications
Veterans in Texas could qualify for medical marijuana under new law
HARLINGEN, Texas (KVEO) — A bill could soon expand Texas’ medical marijuana program to include veterans suffering from PTSD. "It’s a plant. It’s more natural," said Jesus Piñeda, Sgt. First Class and Commander...
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KAMR-TV NBC 4 (Amarillo)
Amarillo police issue 577 tickets and warnings, make 31 arrests during ‘Click it or Ticket’ campaign
AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) - The Amarillo Police Department (APD) has reported its final results for the Click it or Ticket campaign that ran from May 24 through June 6. The Department ran the campaign...
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KERA PBS 13 Dallas   +1 other publication
Texas Will Continue Construction Of Trump’s Border Wall, Says Gov. Abbott
Texas Public Radio | By Pablo De La Rosa Published June 11, 2021 at 8:11 AM CDT Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Thursday announced that Texas will fund and resume construction of former President Trump’s...
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KRGV (ABC) 5 (Weslaco)
Republicans think they can take South Texas — especially after a win in McAllen
1 hour 54 minutes 9 seconds ago Friday, June 11 2021 Jun 11, 2021 June 11, 2021 6:05 AM June 11, 2021 in News - AP Texas Headlines Source: https://www.texastribune.org/ By: By James Barragán,...
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KSAT ABC 12 San Antonio
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announces task force to help crack down on illegal border crossings
DEL RIO - An optimistic and enthusiastic crowd filled the Del Rio Civic Center on Thursday as Abbott addressed a number of actions he will be implementing, including a wall between Texas and Mexico. It...
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Bryan-College Station Eagle
Bill Shaikin: Major League Baseball is headed for a lockout. Is Ted Cruz the only one who can stop it?
Bill Shaikin, Los Angeles Times Jun 11, 2021 U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs and Senate Rules and Administration joint hearing on February...
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Houston Public Media
Houston Congressional Democrats Launch Inquiry Into GLO’s Initial Denial Of Harvey Relief Funds
Downtown Houston flooded by rain from Hurricane Harvey on Aug. 29, 2017. The buildings in the region exacerbated rainfall from the storm, according to a new study. Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush’s...
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Longview News Journal
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Former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourle to speak Saturday in Longview on voting rights
Former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke makes a campaign stop in October 2018 at the Longview Community Center. Former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke greets people after a campaign stop in October 2018 at the Longview...
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Bryan-College Station Eagle
Imagine if the state of Texas became the states of Texas
By CULLEN 'MIKE" GODFREY Special to The Eagle Jun 11, 2021 By a Joint Resolution of Congress dated March 1, 1845, it was voted that the Republic of Texas could be annexed into the United States. One...
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Al Dia Dallas
Texas lawmakers decide $10 billion in tax breaks is enough, at least for now
Can a state be too business-friendly? Texas leaders brag about having no state income tax and light regulation, and they’re aggressive in doling out tax abatements, cash grants and other aid to lure companies...
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KPRC NBC 2 Houston
CDC awards Texas $193K to address COVID-19-related health disparities
Ninfa Saavedra , Digital Content Specialist CDC panel investigating myocarditis cases in young people following COVID vaccine Texas - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday...
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NewsRadio 740 - KTRH
Cruise Lines Still Requiring Proof of Vaccine Despite Texas, Florida Bans
The cruise industry is still at-odds with the governors of Texas and Florida who have signed laws prohibiting any business from requiring proof of a COVID vaccine. Legacy Travel's Catherine Banks says...
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Texas News Today
Texas Business Leaders Hesitate to Participate in Fierce Voting Battles | Texas
After the Democrats derailed one of Texas’s most restrictive voting bills in the 11th hour, state business leaders plan their next steps, except to guarantee yet another partisan confrontation in the near...
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WOAI
Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick Running For Re-Election
Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick is running for re-election. The Republican announced his bid for a third term on Thursday, promising he wouldn't let Texas become a state run by Democrats. He's already...
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Midland Development Corp​.
Gov. Greg Abbott To CEOs: Texas Legislature Committed To Fixing Power Grid
...Texas is addressing power, water, broadband and transportation infrastructure to ensure it can support rapid growth in the future, Gov. Greg Abbott assured global business decision-makers Wednesday...
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KFOX FOX 14 El Paso   +1 other publication
Rep. Escobar discusses Ft. Bliss migrant facility in talk on border situation
by Alyssa Bethencourt Friday, June 11th 2021 AA Rep. Veronica Escobar discusses the Ft. Bliss migrant facility in a discussion about the situation on the U.S.-Mexico border (KFOX14/CBS4) EL PASO, Texas...
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KVUE ABC 24 Austin
'I will NEVER stop fighting to protect your votes' | Attorney General responds to State Bar of Texas investigation
The President of the Galveston Island Democrats filed a complaint in late 2020 calling efforts to overturn the election results in four other states "frivolous." AUSTIN, Texas — A day after a new investigation...
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McAllen Monitor   +1 other publication
Abbott unveils border security plan to applause, skepticism
Gov. Greg Abbott holds up a signed proclamation at the Border Security Summit held Thursday, June 10, 2021, in Del Rio. (Valerie Gonzalez | [email protected]) DEL RIO — A multi-faceted, Trumpian...
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KXAN NBC 36 Austin
‘A staggering disappointment’: 16 Texas nursing groups react to budget cuts, failed bills in 87th legislative session
AUSTIN (KXAN) — Nursing groups across Texas are calling the 87th legislative session a staggering disappointment. They said budget cuts and the failure of eight bills this session will make it harder for...
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