Texas lawmakers approve over $3B for higher education construction projects

Texas lawmakers approve over $3B for higher education construction projects

Isabel Webb Carey
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October 20, 2021
Texas lawmakers reached an agreement early Tuesday morning to provide about $3.3 billion for capital projects to help colleges and...
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Texas senators oppose raising debt ceiling

Texas senators oppose raising debt ceiling

Isabel Webb Carey
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October 11, 2021
Texas Sen. John Cornyn voted Thursday alongside 10 other members of the Republican party and all 50 Democrats to allow...
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Gov. Greg Abbott announces special session agenda

Gov. Greg Abbott announces special session agenda

Isabel Webb Carey
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July 8, 2021
Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas on Wednesday formally announced the agenda for the special session of the Legislature that is...
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Greg Abbott vetoes funding for legislative staff over Democrats’ walkout

Greg Abbott vetoes funding for legislative staff over Democrats’ walkout

Isabel Webb Carey
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June 21, 2021
After a walkout staged by House Democrats in the final hours of the regular legislative session in order to deny...
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House Passes Bill Introducing Financial Penalties for Cities that Cut Police Funding

House Passes Bill Introducing Financial Penalties for Cities that Cut Police Funding

Isabel Webb Carey
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May 7, 2021
Texas House passed a bill Friday which would introduce financial penalties for municipalities that adopt budgets that defund municipal police...
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Senate Budget Faces Criticism Over Education Funding Allocation

Senate Budget Faces Criticism Over Education Funding Allocation

Isabel Webb Carey
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April 7, 2021
After the Texas Senate unanimously approved a two-year $250 billion state budget Tuesday, school districts, education associations, and corporations are...
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Ken Paxton Questioned by Senate Finance Committee

Ken Paxton Questioned by Senate Finance Committee

Isabel Webb Carey
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February 15, 2021
Earlier this week, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton was subjected to rigorous questioning by the Senate Finance Committee which is...
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