Publication: The Texas Tribune

First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Citing Format Issues, Abbott Pulls Out of Statewide TV Debate

Enlarge photo by: Majorie Kamys Cotera / Bob Daemmrich Reference MaterialUpdated Aug. 29 at 11:35 a.m.:Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis' spokesman Zac Petkanas issued a statement after Greg Abbott, her Republican opponent, pulled out ... [Published The Texas Tribune - Aug 29 2014]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Abbott Opinion Murky on Plastic Bag Bans

An environmentalist dressed as a "bag monster" protests HB 2416 on March 20, 2013 by State Rep. Drew Springer, R-Muenster, banning local bag ordinances.Do plastic bag bans and restrictions in cities like Austin, Laredo, and Brownsville violate Texas ... [Published The Texas Tribune - 18 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

The Playlist: Let's Call it Off

Enlarge photo by: Marjorie Kamys CoteraRepublican Gubernatorial candidate, Greg Abbott, speaks one-on-one with members of the media following his his appearance at a Congress Ave. coffee house on July 10th, 2014On Friday,  Republican gubernatorial candidate  ... [Published The Texas Tribune - 4 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Judge Strikes Down Texas Abortion Regulation

An abortion procedure room at the Whole Woman's Health ambulatory surgical center in San Antonio.Reference MaterialEditor's note: This story has been updated througout.A federal judge on Friday struck down new requirements for Texas abortion facilities ... [Published The Texas Tribune - 19 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Zaffirini Named Co-Chair of Oversight Committee Again

Outgoing Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has named state Sen.  Judith Zaffirini , D-Laredo, co-chair of the Joint Oversight Committee on Higher Education Governance, Excellence, and Transparency — after replacing her in 2013.Subscription RequiredLog in with your ... [Published The Texas Tribune - 15 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Livestream: Perry at Americans for Prosperity Summit

We'll livestream remarks by Gov.  Rick Perry   in Dallas before conservatives gathered for the two-day Americans for Prosperity  Defending the American Dream Summit . ... [Published The Texas Tribune - 22 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Space Travel Companies Compete for NASA Contract

SpaceX CEP Elon Musk, right, shows his delight on the return of the Dragon spacecraft as NASA chief Charles Bolden, left, listens on June 13, 2012. SpaceX is considering building a spaceport in south Texas for future launches.Two private space travel ... [Published The Texas Tribune - 20 hours ago]
Entities: NASA, SpaceX, Space Travel
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Taxpayer Tab Grows for Perry's Defense

Gov. Rick Perry talks with New Hampshire voters at a morning GOP rally in Stratham, NH on Aug. 25, 2014.Gov. Rick Perry has billed taxpayers $133,000 to hire several lawyers to defend him against public corruption allegations, his office confirmed Fr ... [Published The Texas Tribune - 20 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Analysis: To Debate or Not to Debate?

Enlarge photo by: Majorie Kamys Cotera / Bob DaemmrichRepublican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott reneged on an agreement to a televised statewide roundtable-style debate Friday. His representative told Dallas’ WFAA-TV that the campaign had changed ... [Published The Texas Tribune - 20 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

On Border, Questions Over National Guard Troops' Needs

Governor Rick Perry gives a pep talk to National Guard troops training for deployment to the Texas border at Camp Swift on August 13, 2014.After media reports in the Rio Grande Valley suggested that some National Guard troops dispatched by Gov. Rick Perry ... [Published The Texas Tribune - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Commissioners Approve Simulated Video Horse Races Despite Lawsuit

State Rep. Matt Krause, R-Fort Worth, explains HB627 to the Select Committee on Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility on March 13, 2013.Updated Aug. 29, 2:15 p.m.:The Texas Racing Commission is moving forward with a plan to implement historical racing machines ... [Published The Texas Tribune - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Video: Video: National Guard Troops on Border Struggling Financially

Some of the Texas National Guard troops deployed by Gov.  Rick Perry  to help secure the border haven't been paid and are unable to pay for their own food or gas, according to a report from  KGBT Action 4 News in the Rio Grande Valley. ... [Published The Texas Tribune - Aug 29 2014]

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But environmental attorney Erich Birch is not so sure.  "Reading between the lines, if a city could convince a court that the entire reason they regulated it was, for example, for wildlife protection, then maybe it would stand up" he said. But if there was even discussion during city council meetings or public hearings about a potential benefit for managing things like landfills...
Lt. Gov.  David Dewhurst  said in a statement that Yeakel's ruling " undermines a concerted effort to improve health carecare for women in Texas by improving safety standards at abortion clinics."
"Gov. Perry is confident the Guard stands ready to assist any soldier who may need it, regardless of deployment or duty status, so they can meet the needs of their family, or the mission they are performing" Perry spokeswoman Lucy Nashed said
"From grassroots events to policy announcements and roundtable discussions, we have made our personal engagement with voters a focal point" Hamilton wrote to WFAA in May

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The Playlist: Let's Call it Off [Published The Texas Tribune - 4 hours ago]
Zaffirini Named Co-Chair of Oversight Committee... [Published The Texas Tribune - 15 hours ago]
Abbott Opinion Murky on Plastic Bag Bans [Published The Texas Tribune - 18 hours ago]
Judge Strikes Down Texas Abortion Regulation [Published The Texas Tribune - 19 hours ago]
Analysis: To Debate or Not to Debate? [Published The Texas Tribune - 20 hours ago]
Taxpayer Tab Grows for Perry's Defense [Published The Texas Tribune - 20 hours ago]
Space Travel Companies Compete for NASA Contract [Published The Texas Tribune - 20 hours ago]
On Border, Questions Over National Guard Troops... [Published The Texas Tribune - 21 hours ago]
Livestream: Perry at Americans for Prosperity S... [Published The Texas Tribune - 22 hours ago]
Commissioners Approve Simulated Video Horse Rac... [Published The Texas Tribune - 22 hours ago]
Video: Video: National Guard Troops on Border S... [Published The Texas Tribune - Aug 29 2014]
Citing Format Issues, Abbott Pulls Out of State... [Published The Texas Tribune - Aug 29 2014]
Texas' Top 100 Congested Corridors [Published The Texas Tribune - Aug 29 2014]
Analysis: The Hunt for a Different Spot to Hous... [Published The Texas Tribune - Aug 29 2014]
Texas Hospitals Say They've Lost Insured Patien... [Published The Texas Tribune - Aug 29 2014]
Swelling School Districts Find a Costly Way to ... [Published The Texas Tribune - Aug 29 2014]
The Brief: Aug. 29, 2014 [Published The Texas Tribune - Aug 29 2014]
Video: Newsreel: Perry in NH, Elections, Debt E... [Published The Texas Tribune - Aug 29 2014]
Lawmaker Sues Texas Racing Commissioners [Published The Texas Tribune - Aug 29 2014]
Judge: Texas School Finance System Unconstituti... [Published The Texas Tribune - Aug 28 2014]
Inside Intelligence: About the Public Integrity... [Published The Texas Tribune - Aug 28 2014]
Attorneys: Judge in Perry Case is Thoughtful, Fair [Published The Texas Tribune - Aug 28 2014]
The Brief: Aug. 28, 2014 [Published The Texas Tribune - Aug 28 2014]
Critics Say Bond Elections Lack True Transparency [Published The Texas Tribune - Aug 28 2014]
Secretive Group Launches Pro-Perry Site [Published The Texas Tribune - Aug 28 2014]
In Trial Lawyer, Perry Finds a Tenacious Advocate [Published The Texas Tribune - Aug 27 2014]
Davis Draws Praise, Criticism for Education Ref... [Published The Texas Tribune - Aug 27 2014]
Audio: TribCast: Indictment Fallout, Policy Pro... [Published The Texas Tribune - Aug 27 2014]
The Brief: Aug. 27, 2014 [Published The Texas Tribune - Aug 27 2014]
Local Debt Climbs as Cities Deal With Growth [Published The Texas Tribune - Aug 27 2014]
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