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Obama Administration Overtime Rule Injunction
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Obama Administration Overtime Rule Injunction

TAB Statement on Overtime Rule Injunction Nov. 23, 2016 from Texas Association of Business AUSTIN, TX— The following statement may be attributed to Sara Tays, Board Chair, Texas Association of Business and Gary Gibson, Board Vice Chairman: “We are extremely pleased with Judge Mazzant’s ruling to issue a nationwide preliminary […]

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Department of Labor Persuader Rule Blocked
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Department of Labor Persuader Rule Blocked

Persuader Rule Permanently Blocked 11/16/16 from Texas Association of Business AUSTIN, TX— U.S. District Judge Sam Cummings of the Northern District of Texas has permanently blocked the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) from implementing its so-called “Persuader Rule” which would have severely limited an employer’s ability to obtain legal advice […]

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18,536  Vote Early by 5pm Today
Community News / Political

18,536 Vote Early by 5pm Today

11/8/16 The Lubbock County Elections office is reporting 18,536 have checked in at the polls as of 5pm today. At this rate, Lubbock County is likely to surpass the 100,000 vote mark. This will set a recent all-time high for a General Election total vote. It is unlikely the turnout […]

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43% Vote Early in Lubbock
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43% Vote Early in Lubbock

71,918 or 43.22% Vote Early 11/6/16 Lubbock County is poised to set a record for total votes cast with the 2016 General Election. If the day of voting percentage on November 8th follows the last few Presidential year General Elections, Lubbock County could surpass the 100,000 vote total. The previous […]

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Sen. Cruz Fact-Checks Obamacare

Sen. Cruz Fact-Checks Obamacare New video investigates myths vs. facts 11/2/16 from Sen. Ted Cruz’s office U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today released a video fact-checking Obamacare as the law’s fourth open enrollment period begins and families across the nation learn that their previous health plans have been canceled and […]

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Index Shows Small Business Dissatisfaction with Government

NWYC small business members site government regulations and healthcare as top issues hurting their businesses DALLAS, Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — National Write Your Congressman (NWYC), an organization that gives small businesses a voice in American government, announces the results of its inaugural quarterly index measuring small business owners and […]

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Small Business Dissatisfied with Government

National Write Your Congressman Inaugural Index Shows Small Business Community’s Dissatisfaction with Government DALLAS, Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — National Write Your Congressman (NWYC), an organization that gives small businesses a voice in American government, announces the results of its inaugural quarterly index measuring small business owners and operators’ sentiment […]

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Early Voting Pace Slows
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Early Voting Pace Slows

Nearly 5000 Vote Today 11/2/16   Today, 4,904 voters checked in at the polls. That is a slower pace than this time last week. So far 58,439 have voted early . In 2008, 69,608 votes were cast at this point in Lubbock County early voting.   Early voting continues for […]

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Lubbock Sheriff Appointed to Jail Commission
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Lubbock Sheriff Appointed to Jail Commission

Governor Abbott Names Presiding Officer And Appoints Four To Commission On Jail Standards 10/31/16 from Governor’s Office Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Esmaeil Porsa, M.D., Bill Stoudt, and Kelly Rowe to the Commission on Jail Standards for terms set to expire January 31, 2017, January 31, 2019, and January 31, […]

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Early Voting Locations Announced
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Early Voting Locations Announced

Elections Office Announces Early Voting Locations Early Voting Dates: October 24th – November 4th, 2016 Main Polling Place: Lubbock County Elections Office Mon, October 24th – Fri, November 4th, 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Public Room) EXCEPT Sunday, October 30th 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. 1308 Crickets Ave United Supermarkets—Locations […]

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