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Texas’ 1836 Project Aims To Promote “Patriotic Education,” But Critics Worry It Will Gloss Over State’s History Of Racism
The project is essentially an advisory committee designed to promote the state’s history to Texas residents, largely through pamphlets given to people receiving driver’s licenses.
Gov. Greg Abbott Signs Into Law One Of Nation’s Strictest Abortion Measures, Banning Procedure As Early As Six Weeks Into A Pregnancy
The signing of the bill opens a new frontier in the battle over abortion restrictions as first-of-its-kind legal provisions intended to make the law harder to challenge are poised to be tested in the courts.
State lawmakers have filed bills seeking to transfer the management of Sul Ross and its satellite campuses, including Rio Grande College, from the Texas State University System to the Texas A&M System.
Texas Lawmakers Want To Ban Dangerous Radioactive Waste. The Proposal Would Give A Nuclear Waste Company A Big Financial Break.
A bill advancing in the House seeks to ban spent nuclear fuel, one of the most dangerous types of radioactive waste, from coming to Texas.
Energy executives were among those questioned by Texas lawmakers on Thursday as officials try to sort out why so many people were left in the dark for days amid freezing temperatures.
By Public Radio Staff In addition to the presidential election, West Texans will vote for a U.S. Senator and weigh in on a number of state and local races. Reporters at Marfa Public Radio are tracking some of the most … Continue reading
By Paul DeBenedetto, Houston Public Media Democrats think they have a shot at flipping the Texas House of Representatives for the first time since 2002 — and if they do, there’s a lot that can change come 2021.
Arrest Warrant Issued For State Rep. Poncho Nevárez After He Was Caught On Tape Dropping Envelope With Cocaine
By Cassandra Pollock and Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune Authorities issued a warrant Thursday for the arrest of state Rep. Poncho Nevárez, an Eagle Pass Democrat, on felony drug possession charges. A state special investigator claims in the warrant, which was obtained … Continue reading
By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune State Rep. Poncho Nevárez, D-Eagle Pass, is not running for reelection, he announced Friday. “I will not stand for reelection for a fifth … term in the Texas House of Representatives,” Nevárez said in a … Continue reading
By Mallory Falk, KERA Texas has seen four major mass shootings in the last two years. Despite conversations in communities and at the statehouse, little has changed in the state. But after gunmen killed 29 people in two West Texas … Continue reading