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Race for Former Senator Duncan's Seat Beginning

By Monica YantoshLUBBOCK, TX -- After Robert Duncan stepped down to become the Texas Tech University System Chancellor, now two candidates have confirmed they're running for his vacant state senate seat.  Jodey Arrington announced his campaign Wednesday ... [Published Everything Lubbock - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Robert Duncan's Exit

It is with deep regret that BurkaBlog bids farewell to State Senator Robert Duncan. As most readers know by now, Duncan resigned his seat to become chancellor at the Texas Tech University System.Duncan rates as one of the best senators of all time. He ... [Published Texas Monthly - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

San Angelo native seeks state Senate District 28 seat

SAN ANGELO, Texas — San Angelo native Greg Wortham is running for the Texas Senate District 28 seat, he said Wednesday at the Desk and Derrick Club meeting at San Angelo Country Club.Wortham resigned Tuesday as mayor of Sweetwater, an office he held since ... [Published San Angelo Standard-Times - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

STATE POLITICS: Week In Review

AUSTIN — A look back at the week’s statewide news.MondayCalifornia state Sen. Ted Gaines, R-Roseville, visited the Texas Capitol as part of a trip to get Texas businesses to move to California, much as Texas Gov. Rick Perry has gone to California to encourage ... [Published San Angelo Standard-Times - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 3 reports

Duncan leaves senate for Tech chancellor post

AUSTIN — It’s the end of an era in West Texas politics.Sen. Robert Duncan, who served in the Texas Legislature for 21½ years — the last 18 in the Senate — and became one of the most influential legislators over the last decade, resigned his Senate District ... [Published Amarillo Globe News - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Adobe Youth Briefs

Cuesta receives grant to prepare students for 21st century workplaceCuesta College has been chosen to receive a portion of a one-time, $250 million grant designed to help students stay in school, move toward college and hopefully gaining employment in ... [Published Times-Press-Recorder - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Arrington announces intention to run for Duncan's Senate seat

AUSTIN – Incoming Texas Tech Chancellor Robert Duncan has yet to leave the Texas Senate, but another hopeful has thrown his hat into the ring.Jodey Arrington of Lubbock, a Texas Tech graduate, sent an “Arrington for Texas State Senate” release in which ... [Published Lubbock Online - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Former A-J editor Sanders retiring from Texas Tech chancellor's office

Randy Sanders, associate vice chancellor for communications and marketing for the Texas Tech University System, has announced he will retire, effective June 30.“It has been a pleasure to work with all of you and to serve the Chancellor and my alma mater,” ... [Published Lubbock Online - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Arrington Leaves TTU System for Private Sector

Targeted News ServiceLUBBOCK, Texas, June 17 -- Texas Tech University issued the following news release:Jodey Arrington, Vice Chancellor for Research and Commercialization and former Chief of Staff to Chancellor Kent R. Hance, has announced that he is ... [Published Insurance News Net - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

Former representative Jones announces quest for House seat

AUSTIN – Former state Rep. Delwin Jones will again try to regain the legislative seat he lost four years ago.Jones, a Republican from Lubbock, said Monday he is asking party officials in the seven counties House District 83 represents to choose him as ... [Published Lubbock Online - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Jun 12 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 6 reports

Chancellor contract outlines Duncan's compensation, benefits

It’s good to be chancellor; just read the contract.As the new chancellor of the Texas Tech University System, Robert Duncan will earn an annual salary of $450,000.According to his employment contract, released by Tech on Friday, Duncan will also receive ... [Published Lubbock Online - Jun 13 2014]
First reported Jun 10 2014 - Updated Jun 10 2014 - 2 reports

Texas Tech Receives $15 Million for Graduate Fellowships from Ed and Linda Whitacre

Texas Tech University announced today (June 10) a gift of $15 million for graduate student fellowships from alumnus Edward E. Whitacre Jr. and his wife, Linda. Whitacre is former chairman of the board and CEO of General Motors and chairman emeritus of ... [Published Noodls - Jun 10 2014]

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He's also from Plainview, and went to Texas Tech University, and he said his West Texas roots run deep. "I'm not running against somebody, I'm running for West Texas, I'm running for keeping West Texas strong and prosperous and tackling the big issues, the statewide issues" Arrington said
"I have the utmost respect for Sen. Duncan and feel it’s important that the people of District 28 continue to be represented by someone who shares their West Texas roots" Arrington said in a news release Wednesday
Duncan said, "Serving in the senate and representing West Texas was truly rewarding. Thank you to my constituents, who allowed me to work on their behalf."
Dr. Robert Duncan, Vice President for Research at Texas Tech University, said, "Jodey has contributed greatly to the commercialization of our innovations at Texas Tech. He really gets it. These and other efforts will assure that our discoveries directly improve the lives of us all in West TexasTexas by creating new products and businesses that build our economy."

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Race for Former Senator Duncan's Seat Beginning [Published Everything Lubbock - 5 hours ago]
Robert Duncan's Exit [Published Texas Monthly - 6 hours ago]
San Angelo native seeks state Senate District 2... [Published San Angelo Standard-Times - 6 hours ago]
Former Bush adviser to run for Sen. Robert Dunc... [Published San Angelo Standard-Times - 9 hours ago]
Former TTU Vice Chancellor Runs for District 28... [Published Everything Lubbock - 11 hours ago]
PHS graduate Arrington announces candidacy for ... [Published Plainview Daily Herald - 12 hours ago]
STATE POLITICS: Week In Review [Published San Angelo Standard-Times - Jul 06 2014]
Robert Duncan Resigns Texas Senate Seat, Campai... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 04 2014]
Adobe Youth Briefs [Published Times-Press-Recorder - Jul 04 2014]
Duncan leaves senate for Tech chancellor post [Published Amarillo Globe News - Jul 03 2014]
Incoming TTU Chancellor Robert Duncan resigns f... [Published KCBD - Jul 03 2014]
Duncan resigns Senate District 28 seat ahead of... [Published Lubbock Online - Jul 03 2014]
Arrington announces intention to run for Duncan... [Published Lubbock Online - Jun 30 2014]
Inadmissible: A Red Raider Returns [Published Texas Lawyer - Jun 30 2014]
Hance discusses Duncan, growth, Leach as he nea... [Published Lubbock Online - Jun 28 2014]
Former A-J editor Sanders retiring from Texas T... [Published Lubbock Online - Jun 27 2014]
Hance releases farewell letter as he nears end ... [Published Lubbock Online - Jun 25 2014]
Eighth Annual John Huffaker CLE Provides Insigh... [Published Farms.com - Jun 25 2014]
Arrington Leaves TTU System for Private Sector [Published Insurance News Net - Jun 18 2014]
Former representative Jones announces quest for... [Published Lubbock Online - Jun 17 2014]
Ribbon Cutting for Pantex Wind Farm [Published Noodls - Jun 16 2014]
Duncan named Texas Tech chancellor [Published El Paso Inc - Jun 16 2014]
STATE POLITICS: Week In Review [Published San Angelo Standard-Times - Jun 15 2014]
Replacing Perry in Texas House District 83 seat... [Published Lubbock Online - Jun 14 2014]
A-J Media sits down with new Tech Chancellor Ro... [Published Lubbock Online - Jun 14 2014]
Hopefuls start campaign for Duncan's Texas Sena... [Published Amarillo Globe News - Jun 14 2014]
Chancellor contract outlines Duncan's compensat... [Published Lubbock Online - Jun 13 2014]
Robert Duncan Approved as Next Texas Tech Chanc... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 13 2014]
Texas Tech to host an outdoor summer science ac... [Published University Daily - Jun 13 2014]
Texas Tech University System named state Sen. R... [Published Wichita Falls Times Record News - Jun 13 2014]
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Robert Duncan Resigns Texas Senate Seat, Campai... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 04 2014]
LUBBOCK, Texas--Texas State Senator Robert Duncan of Lubbock resigned on Thursday ahead of his move Monday to Texas Tech to become the Texas Tech University Systems Chancellor. Duncan was first elected to the Texas Legislature in 1992 and has been ...
Robert Duncan Approved as Next Texas Tech Chanc... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 13 2014]
LUBBOCK, Texas--The Texas Tech University Board of Regents on Thursday approved Texas State Senator Robert Duncan as the next chancellor of the Texas Tech University System. On July 7th, Duncan will assume his duties as the fourth chancellor of the ...
The Morning Leverage: Indian Home-Shopping Netw... [Published WSJ.com: Private Equity Beat - Jun 06 2014]
Mike Lucas for Dow Jones From this morning’s LBO Wire: Providence Equity Partners acquired a 50% stake in STAR CJ Network India Pvt ., a home-shopping joint venture with Korea’s CJ O Shopping Co. , reports Lillian Rizzo. A person familiar with ...
Sen. Robert Duncan (R) to Resign from Texas Sen... [Published Burnt Orange Report - May 20 2014]
The West Texas desert is probably a more hospitable place than the Texas legislature. On Monday, Texas Tech announced Republican Senator Robert Duncan had been named as the sole finalist to be the next Chancellor of the the university. Duncan was ...
Robert Duncan Named Sole Finalist for Chancello... [Published Breitbart Feed - May 20 2014]
The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents announced Monday that Texas State Senator Robert Duncan will become the next Chancellor of Texas Tech University. The announcement Monday that Duncan is the sole finalist comes after reports last week ...
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