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At the State Capitol this week: Abortion restrictions, budget and schools

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Abortion politics roared back to life in the Texas Legislature and after some wrangling on the House floor could loom over the final five weeks of the 2015 session. 481 more words


from TX-RPOA ~ Biased Reporting for UN-reasonable Bills Supported by None Other Than THLN -Sister Organization to HSUS

Nothing like wasting your time for an interview and not be heard over bad proposed bills that are supported by Animal Rights Extremists organization like SPCA of Texas (remember the SPCAs of Texas are animal killers), THLN, and HSUS.  580 more words

Texas House OKs new abortion restrictions, then backtracks

AUSTIN (AP) — The Texas House gave preliminary approval to tighter abortion restrictions involving fetuses with severe abnormalities before withdrawing a sweeping health bill that included the new limits. 307 more words


Texas power honeymoon is over

Is the honeymoon over among the Big Three of Texas’s state government?

Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and House Speaker Joe Straus sat down this week for some breakfast. 282 more words

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Home school students could compete in UIL activities under new bill

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Should home school students be able to join public school extra-curricular activities like band and athletics? Ever since Tim Tebow, who grew up home-schooled, went on to win the Heisman Trophy in college, several states have opted to open up sports to home-schooled students. 334 more words


'Home rule' on red-light cameras? Apparently not

You live in a Texas city and your elected officials — the folks who represent you and your neighbors — have decided to install cameras at dangerous intersections to deter motorists from running red lights. 215 more words

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Red light cameras could soon go away

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Red light cameras in Texas could soon go away. House members will now take up that debate after the state Senate approved the idea of getting rid of them. 59 more words