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Texas to start outsourcing gas pump inspectors

AUSTIN (KXAN) —  At a time when inspectors are seeing a surge in credit card skimmers at gas pumps across the state, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller says a new state law will allow you to get cheated more often. 640 more words

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Ag. Comm. Sid Miller criticizes Six Flags' removal of Confederate flag

AUSTIN (Texas Tribune) — Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller — the cowboy-hat wearing Republican known for wading deep into partisan and cultural divides — is furious with the Six Flags amusement park chain, calling its decision to take down the Confederate flag and four others that had flown over the park part of a “militant, anarchist movement sweeping our country, destroying and attempting to sanitize our nation’s history.” 334 more words

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Texas agriculture commissioner endorses Kid Rock for Senate

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Sid Miller has posted a “strong endorsement” of Kid Rock’s 2018 Michigan Senate bid on his Facebook page.

The Texas agriculture commissioner acknowledged that he and Kid Rock, born Robert Ritchie, don’t share the same opinion on every position, but said they are much closer together on the issues than the Democratic incumbent, Debbie Stabenow. 264 more words

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Security for Congress members, state officials highlighted after shooting

AUSTIN (KXAN/AP) — Following a shooting Wednesday morning targeting Republican members of Congress practicing for the annual Congressional Baseball Game in Alexandria, Val., KXAN reached out to Texas political leaders to find out more about security measures at their Texas offices. 506 more words

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Texas House Orders Study Before Using Poison On Feral Hogs

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AUSTIN (AP) — Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller’s planned “feral hog apocalypse” won’t be happening anytime soon.

That’s after the maker of poisoned hog bait pulled its product from use in Texas. 119 more words

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There is a story about two men shooting each other. But initially both blamed their own actions on immigrants. Of course these details were trending on right wing websites and donations were pouring in, until it was discovered that the two men lied. 431 more words

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Texas Ag Commissioner Approves Pesticide Targeting Wild Pigs

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NORTH TEXAS (CBS11) – Announcing the “feral hog apocalypse” is within reach, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller has approved of the first pesticide targeting wild pigs. 761 more words

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