Texas Legislature

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Name: Texas Legislature
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First phase of redistricting trial ends

Not much of interest must have happened , because news reports have been sparse, to say the least. The first phase of the federal trial examining claims that state lawmakers discriminated against African-American and Hispanic voters when redrawing ... [Published Off the Kuff - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Just Six Clinics Likely to Survive Abortion Bill's Final Restrictions

House Bill 2, the anti-abortion omnibus bill passed by the Texas Legislature just over a year ago, fell into the latter category. They require all facilities that perform abortions—even if they only distribute a pill to be taken at home—to have an on-site ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

MILLER: Someone needs to do something about this high rent

Gordon Gekko once said “Greed, for a lack of a better word, is good.”OK, so Gekko is a fictional character portrayed by Michael Douglas in the film “Wall Street,” but it is amazing how well those words still resonate strongly today; especially among those ... [Published OA Online - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Solving Texas traffic problems

ByAHave more to add? News tip? Tell usThe Texas TribuneIn the nearly 60 years since the birth of the American interstate system, the federal government has played an increasingly large role in paying for the country’s transportation network. What has ... [Published Star-Telegram - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Fingertip Scan Required For Texas Driver's License

, 01:46 PM CDT(KFDA) A new policy by the Texas Department of Public Safety is getting some mixed reviews from the public.When it comes time to renew your driver's license, or get a new driver's license you will now have to hand over 10 pieces of info ... [Published KEYE TV - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

The Two Realities Facing Education

by Margaret SpellingsThere are two inescapable realities facing American education: The growing diversity of the nation's students and the unrelenting demand for jobs that require employees to solve problems, innovate and adapt.These dual trends will ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Pasadena ISD shares community and student engagement results

Pasadena Independent School District recently released information regarding a districtwide evaluation of community and student engagement and the results speak for themselves.The Texas Education Agency required all school districts to evaluate overall ... [Published Waller County News Citizen - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Resignation delay will cost taxpayers

SAN ANTONIO — State Rep. Mike Villarreal should resign his legislative seat well before Aug. 21 if he plans to make a bid for San Antonio mayor next spring.A resignation after that date will make it too late to place a candidate for Texas House District ... [Published MySanAntonio - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Kopp participates in NASA summer intership

Providence Classical School student Louis Kopp will travel to NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston this summer to participate in a one-week summer internship.Nominated by his state legislator, Louis has been selected as one of 260 high school ... [Published Spring Observer - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Teen Charged with Capital Murder for Unborn's Death Gets $1.1 Million Bond

CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -Matthew Lara, the 18-year old facing charges of capital murder and assault family violence after allegedly beating his pregnant girlfriend and causing her to lose her baby, was in court receiving his bond conditions Tuesday ... [Published KiiiTV3.com - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Texas law is making women safer

Texas law now requires that abortions be performed by physicians sufficiently competent to obtain hospital privileges within 30 miles of where they perform the operation (kill the preborn). Since this law was implemented, many abortionists have left the ... [Published Washington Times - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Local World War II WASP turns 100

As one of the first female pilots to serve during World War II, Mayme Tanner has broken barriers, surfed the sky and risked her life for her country. On July 26, she was recognized for hitting a new milestone: turning 100.During her birthday bash, Silverado ... [Published Waller County News Citizen - Jul 29 2014]

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"What caught us by surprise was that the new books, which are all online, cost the same or are even more expensive than the actual textbooks"  she said
"They are capable of doing amazing things, but it is very important for schools to see these things coming," said Anderson. "To know how many kids they're going to get to know what staff they need to hire and as much information as they can get beforehand."
...It also called for resistance to "efforts to create a one world government." And the Benton County, Ark., Republican Party said in its newsletter, "The 2nd Amendment means nothing unless those in power believe you would have no problem simply walking up and shooting them if they got too far out of line and stopped responding as representatives."

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Proclamation 2016 Pushed Back to 2017, Mexican ... [Published Breitbart Feed - 13 hours ago]
Sheriff presents resolution opposing the legali... [Published The Cross Timbers Gazette - 18 hours ago]
First phase of redistricting trial ends [Published Off the Kuff - 19 hours ago]
First CETRZ Project Begins Near Covington [Published Hillsboro Reporter - 19 hours ago]
GC Offers One and Done for fall semester [Published Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - Aug 01 2014]
Texas preparing for possibility of educating Ce... [Published KVUE News Online - Aug 01 2014]
Just Six Clinics Likely to Survive Abortion Bil... [Published Austin American Statesman - Jul 31 2014]
Austin Urban Rail Would Be An Alternative To Tr... [Published Burnt Orange Report - Jul 31 2014]
MILLER: Someone needs to do something about thi... [Published OA Online - Jul 31 2014]
What happens when extremism becomes mainstream? [Published American Enterprise Institute - Jul 31 2014]
NextEra Energy Resources announce plan for cons... [Published Lubbock Online - Jul 31 2014]
Solving Texas traffic problems [Published Star-Telegram - Jul 31 2014]
Want Inspiration to End the Criminalization of ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 30 2014]
Cedar Park City Council hears more about videoc... [Published Community Impact Newspaper - Jul 30 2014]
It’s Not Rocket Science [Published Fort Worth Weekly - Jul 30 2014]
Politics? [Published Mason County News - Jul 30 2014]
Fingertip Scan Required For Texas Driver's License [Published KEYE TV - Jul 30 2014]
Dr. Hector P Garcia Memorial Foundation Support... [Published PRWeb - Jul 30 2014]
Texas Man Faces Murder for Beating Pregnant Gir... [Published LifeNews.com - Jul 30 2014]
The Two Realities Facing Education [Published Huffington Post - Jul 30 2014]
Pasadena ISD shares community and student engag... [Published Waller County News Citizen - Jul 30 2014]
Army Emergency Relief offers alternatives to pa... [Published Killeen Daily Herald - Jul 30 2014]
Upshur County judge proposes tax increase [Published News-Journal - Jul 30 2014]
Resignation delay will cost taxpayers [Published MySanAntonio - Jul 30 2014]
Wendy Davis Needs to Be a Hero Again [Published Texas Observer - Jul 29 2014]
Kopp participates in NASA summer intership [Published Spring Observer - Jul 29 2014]
Teen Charged with Capital Murder for Unborn's D... [Published KiiiTV3.com - Jul 29 2014]
Local World War II WASP turns 100 [Published Waller County News Citizen - Jul 29 2014]
Teen Could Face Capital Murder Charges for Deat... [Published KiiiTV3.com - Jul 29 2014]
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Texas law is making women... [Published Washington Times - Jul 29 2014]
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Proclamation 2016 Pushed Back to 2017, Mexican ... [Published Breitbart Feed - 13 hours ago]
The members of the Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) recently convened for a week of general meetings  and committees in Austin. Proclamation 2016 , which is the SBOE's invitation to submit bids for Texas Education Knowledge & Skills (TEKS) ...
First phase of redistricting trial ends [Published Off the Kuff - 19 hours ago]
Not much of interest must have happened , because news reports have been sparse, to say the least. The first phase of the federal trial examining claims that state lawmakers discriminated against African-American and Hispanic voters when redrawing ...
Austin Urban Rail Would Be An Alternative To Tr... [Published Burnt Orange Report - Jul 31 2014]
The battle for the narrative on Austin's urban rail proposal is being fought out as much with in the pro-transit community as it is with those who oppose it all together. The stakes are high, as it remains unclear how a new 10-1 City Council may address ...
Texas Dept. Of Public Safety Quietly Starts Dem... [Published Techdirt - Jul 24 2014]
The Texas Dept. of Public Safety has apparently decided that if you'd like to be allowed to drive a vehicle in the state, you'd also perfectly fine with a criminal booking-style fingerprinting and having those immediately uploaded to a criminal database ...
We're In This Together: Reflections On My Seven... [Published Burnt Orange Report - Jul 22 2014]
A lot has changed for Texas -- and for Burnt Orange Report -- since last year's Netroots Nation. As you may recall, last year's event took place in San Jose, and wrapped up a few days before Wendy Davis would begin her 13-hour stand that has already ...
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