Texas governor signs $217 billion budget, vetoes $120 million – Texas Tribune

Texas Tribune Texas governor signs $217 billion budget, vetoes $120 millionTexas TribuneGov. Greg Abbott signed the state's next two-year budget Monday, but vetoed tens of millions of dollars in funding for various programs, including measures meant to improve the region's air quality and assist impoverished border communities. by Edgar …Texas Gov. Greg Abbott vetoes funding that […]

Local legislators make Texas Monthly “Tops” list – Palestine Herald Press

Palestine Herald Press Local legislators make Texas Monthly “Tops” listPalestine Herald PressIn a public statement on the Texas Monthly honor, Cook said, “It is humbling to be selected to Texas Monthly's 10 Best Legislators for the 85th Legislative session, 2017. Receiving this recognition for the second time in my legislative career is truly …

Texas Braces for Tropical Storm Cindy: Your Texas Roundup – Texas Monthly

Texas Monthly Texas Braces for Tropical Storm Cindy: Your Texas RoundupTexas MonthlyTexas Braces for Tropical Storm Cindy: Your Texas Roundup. Plus: Houston debates joining the lawsuit against SB 4, a Texas congressman apologizes after accusing the Clintons of murder, and a hellish United flight touches down in Texas. By Leif Reigstad …Men shriek as snake pops […]

85th Legislature marked by ‘tension and conflict’ – Valley morning Star

85th Legislature marked by 'tension and conflict'Valley morning StarDespite a challenging session, I am proud of what we accomplished for South Texas and the entire state. We had important legislative victories and crafted a balanced budget that takes care of Texans. This session I passed 60 pieces of important …

LSU gave mediocre Texas too much credit during satellite-camp spat – SECcountry.com

SECcountry.com LSU gave mediocre Texas too much credit during satellite-camp spatSECcountry.comLSU should have recognized Texas' place in the current college football landscape. Tigers coaches should have allowed the satellite camp hosted by Division III Belhaven University to continue for many reasons, the most obvious being increased …and more »

Inside Texas Politics (6/18/17) – WFAA

WFAA Inside Texas Politics (6/18/17)WFAABut in Texas, a new Texas Tribune and University of Texas poll found just the opposite. Ross Ramsey, co-founder and executive editor of the Texas Tribune, discussed what the Tribune/UT survey actually showed, and if he thinks those numbers will change …

Texas companies tie worker shortages to immigration fears – Wichita Eagle

Wichita Eagle Texas companies tie worker shortages to immigration fearsWichita EagleThough construction is in high demand in Texas' booming capital city, Oscar Martinez's drywall company is suddenly struggling. One-third of the approximately 20 employees Martinez uses to build new homes and commercial spaces have recently fled the …and more »

Gov. Greg Abbott vetoes 50 bills – Austin American-Statesman

Austin American-Statesman Gov. Greg Abbott vetoes 50 billsAustin American-Statesman“This bill was well-intentioned, but by the end of the legislative process it actually ended up doing more to protect cities than it did to protect the rights of property owners. I applaud the bill authors for their efforts, but I believe we can do …COMMENTARY: Texas […]

Texas has sanctioned unapproved stem cell therapies. Will it change anything? – Science Magazine

Science Magazine Texas has sanctioned unapproved stem cell therapies. Will it change anything?Science MagazineTexas Governor Greg Abbott yesterday signed a bill allowing clinics and companies in the state to offer people unproven stem cell interventions without the testing and approval required under federal law. Like the “right to try” laws that have sprung …

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