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Astrodome Measure Defeated; Destined For Demolition

Harris County voters voted down a proposal that would’ve authorized for $217 million in public money to be used to convert the Astrodome into a convention center.

11/05/2013

Texas Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Ft. Worth) sits at her desk on the Texas Senate floor during a legislative special session called by Gov. Rick Perry on July 1, 2013 in Austin, Texas. It was first day of a second legislative special session called by Texas Gov. Rick Perry to pass an restrictive abortion law through the Texas legislature. The first attempt was defeated after opponents of the law were able to stall the vote until after first special session had ended. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Texas House Committee Approves Abortion Rules

Texas Republicans voted early Wednesday to move forward with new abortion restrictions, after limiting testimony at a public hearing, refusing to consider Democratic amendments and imposing strict security precautions to prevent disruptions from protesting abortion-rights supporters.

07/03/2013

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Texas Senate Debating Abortion Restrictions Bill

Republicans in the Texas Senate have abandoned attempts to ban abortion after the 20th week of pregnancy, but are pressing forward with new restrictions on the procedure.

06/19/2013

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House Gives Tentative OK To Fixed College Tuition

Public universities in Texas would have to offer students fixed four-year tuition prices under a bill that has cleared a key House vote.

05/01/2013

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Texas Senate Approves Modest Gun Measures

Texas senators on Tuesday advanced modest changes to state gun laws, trading incremental progress across the political aisle as they approved new penalties for those who seek to buy guns for criminals and voted in favor of allowing college students to keep guns in their cars on campus.

04/30/2013

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Guns On Campus Bill Scheduled For Texas House Vote

Monday for a House floor vote this weekend, and a top backer predicted approval there for the plan to allow concealed weapons permit holders to carry their handguns into college classrooms.

04/29/2013

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Planned Parenthood To Rally At Texas Capitol

Planned Parenthood is holding its annual lobbying day at the Capitol — despite a vote by the Legislature to bar it from getting state funding and a possible vote to keep it out of Texas sex education classes.

03/07/2013

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Dozens Rally Near Boy Scouts HQ, Urge Committee Not To ‘Invite Sin’ Into Organization

Dozens of people rallied outside the Boy Scouts of America headquarters in suburban Dallas as the group’s board put off a decision on whether to lift a ban on gay members and leaders.

02/06/2013

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“If The South Would Have Won” Would We Have It Made?

Intern Roger Dunlop visits the polls to find out “if the South would have won” would we have it made?

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Get Some Knowledge From This Explanation Of The Electoral College! [VIDEO]

It’s election day and we have all heard of the Electoral College. Although it is not a college where students attend to earn a degree, it holds true importance when it comes to the Presidential Election and our future. Check out these details.

11/06/2012

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