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Groups call on Abbott to end federal extension of unemployment benefits

Employers statewide argue the additional $300 weekly federal unemployment payment is the biggest barrier to filling multiple job openings...

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Texas Legislature approves bill to ban residential wholesale electricity plans — the first major winter storm bill sent to the governor

And while HB 16 is the first legislation of some significance to gain approval by both chambers, lawmakers are trying…

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Abbott signs bill allowing Texans to purchase alcohol to-go

“It turned out that Texas liked alcohol to go so much, the Texas Legislature wanted to make that permanent law…

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Texas committee moves school choice bill to help low-income families

“Children from families with more resources already have these choices – they can move to a school district that offers..."

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Governor Abbott proclaims Small Business Week in Texas

“An amazing 99.8% of businesses in the Lone Star State are small businesses. They are the heart of every Texas…

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Texas Law Enforcement Round-Up: Child Exploitation and Fugitive Apprehension Units

Staff Report The responsibilities, of the Office of the Attorney General, are to serve as legal counsel to all boards…

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Surveys show largest expansion of school choice in U.S. history

More children are likely to have increased access to educational options after state legislators across the U.S. advanced a slew…

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Alamo renovation gets stuck over arguments about slavery

“If they want to bring up that it was about slavery, or say that the Alamo defenders were racist or…

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Gas shortage and price hike expected this summer

With states now reopening and people already beginning to travel, demand for gas is increasing, and so is the price…

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As hot-button issues dominate Texas legislative session, Gov. Greg Abbott sends clear signals on some conservative priorities

One of Abbott's possible 2022 challengers is Texas GOP Chairman Allen West, who gave the governor credit Wednesday...

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