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Texas state senator stands by ‘Gringolandia' comment

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — Texas state Senator Jose Rodriguez could not be reached for comment but issued a statement on Facebook standing by his interview with… 264 more words

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Ruling allows part of Texas sanctuary cities bill to go into effect

AUSTIN (KXAN) — In a unanimous decision, a three-judge panel of the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals will allow Texas to enforce part of its sanctuary cities law while it appeals a lower court ruling that blocked it from going into effect. 391 more words

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State Rep. Phil King declares candidacy for Texas House speaker

AUSTIN (Texas Tribune) — State Rep. Phil King, R-Weatherford, announced Friday that he has filed paperwork to run to be the next speaker of the Texas House. 280 more words

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Texas Asks Court To Allow Its Ban On 'Sanctuary Cities'

DALLAS AND NEW ORLEANS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — With immigrants and their advocates chanting and beating drums outside, a federal appeals court heard arguments Friday on whether it should allow a Texas law aimed at combatting “sanctuary cities” to immediately take effect. 947 more words

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Texas asks court to allow its ban on 'sanctuary cities'

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With immigrants and their advocates chanting and beating drums outside, a federal appeals court heard arguments Friday on whether it should allow a Texas law aimed at combatting “sanctuary cities” to immediately take effect. 617 more words

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New Texas law hopes to encourage banks to fight elder financial abuse

AUSTIN (KXAN) – A new Texas law hope to encourage banks to play a larger role in defending elderly Texans who get taken advantage of financially. 372 more words

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