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Take Care of Texas Announces K-5 Art Contest
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Take Care of Texas Announces K-5 Art Contest

Contest entries must be postmarked by March 3 from TCEQ The TCEQ and Samsung Austin Semiconductor invite Texas kindergarten through fifth grade students to submit their artwork depicting how they, along with their friends and family, help keep the air and water clean, conserve water and energy, and reduce waste.  […]

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Texas Granted Preliminary Injunction Blocking New Obamacare Rules
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Texas Granted Preliminary Injunction Blocking New Obamacare Rules

AG Paxton: Texas Wins Nationwide Preliminary Injunction in Lawsuit to Protect Texans and Physicians from New Obamacare Mandate January 2, 2017 from Texas Attorney General AUSTIN – A federal court yesterday granted Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking the Obama administration’s new federal health rules from […]

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Guns, Bathrooms, Naming Rights Among Texas’ Top Legal Stories for 2016
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Guns, Bathrooms, Naming Rights Among Texas’ Top Legal Stories for 2016

Androvett Legal Media & Marketing delivers annual look at state’s top legal news DALLAS and HOUSTON, Dec. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Androvett Legal Media & Marketing, the largest public relations and advertising firm in Texas devoted exclusively to law and legal issues, has compiled its list of the Top 10 […]

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Sen. Cruz: For Texans, Border Security Is Not an Abstract Issue
Political / Texas

Sen. Cruz: For Texans, Border Security Is Not an Abstract Issue

Discusses immigration enforcement efforts with border security officials at Texas-Mexico border December 2, 2016 from Sen Ted Cruz’s Press Office MCALLEN, Texas – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today participated in a border security roundtable with local law enforcement officers and elected officials in McAllen, Texas. In the meeting, Sen. […]

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Sen. Cruz: A Dictator is Dead, But His Dark, Repressive Legacy Will Not Automatically Follow Him to the Grave
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Sen. Cruz: A Dictator is Dead, But His Dark, Repressive Legacy Will Not Automatically Follow Him to the Grave

“The Castros’ legacy is nothing but the systematic exploitation and oppression of the Cuban people” November 30, 2016 from Sen. Ted Cruz Press Office WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today delivered a speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate regarding the death of Cuba’s murderous Communist […]

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First Lady Cecilia Abbott Kicks Off The Christmas Season At The Texas Capitol
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First Lady Cecilia Abbott Kicks Off The Christmas Season At The Texas Capitol

11/30/16 from Texas Governor’s Office Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott kicked off the 2016 Christmas season at the Texas Capitol this morning by receiving Christmas trees that will soon deck the Capitol’s halls. “It is indeed the most wonderful and magical time of the year, and these beautiful Texas-grown Christmas […]

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Sen. Cruz Issues Statement on Terror Attack at Ohio State

  November 29, 2016 from Sen. Ted Cruz Press Office WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding yesterday’s terror attack at Ohio State University: “Heidi’s and my prayers are with the victims of the vicious attack on the Ohio State campus yesterday, and we […]

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Zika Possibly Found in Brownsville

CDC supporting Texas investigation of possible local Zika transmission SOURCE Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ATLANTA, Nov. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been informed by Texas health officials that Zika virus infection has been diagnosed in a resident of Brownsville, […]

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Texas Universities Address Hazardous Waste Violations in EPA Settlement

Baylor, TCU, Texas A&M all correct violations from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency DALLAS – (Nov. 28, 2016) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced settlements with three Texas universities over hazardous waste violations at university facilities. Under the settlements, Baylor University, Texas A&M University and Texas Christian University all […]

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The Nature Conservancy Preserves a West Texas Landmark

$1.2 million donation led by Warburg Pincus ensures iconic Sawtooth Mountain will remain in its natural state FORT DAVIS, Texas, Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The Nature Conservancy announced today that one of the most scenic vistas in Texas will stay that way forever. Over the course of the last […]

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