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1 hr ago | Christian Science Monitor
An election official checks a voter's photo identification at an early voting polling site in Austin, Texas, Feb. 26. A federal trial opened Tuesday, that will decide the fate of one of the nation's most stringent voter ID laws.
5 hrs ago | KETK
A veteran Lindale firefighter will be flown to Austin to receive a prestigious award from Governor Rick Perry on Wednesday, September 3, 2014.
9 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville
The Homeland Security Department's internal watchdog says it could not substantiate 16 complaints by advocacy groups who accused the government of abusing unaccompanied child immigrants apprehended along the... A federal investigation that included surprise inspections was unable to substantiate 16 accusations by advocacy groups that the government ... (more)
14 hrs ago | Common Dreams
A U.S. District Court will hear oral arguments starting today on Texas's photo ID law.
17 hrs ago | Off the Kuff
U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos in Corpus Christi will begin hearing arguments Tuesday on one of the nation's most stringent voter ID measures, which Republican Gov. Rick Perry signed into law in 2011.
Proposition 1 would yield billions for Texas roadways without raising taxes a penny.
Several shootings have been reported near the route of New York City's West Indian Day Parade just hours before its start.
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North Carolina business recruiters offered Toyota more than $100 million in incentives for the world's largest carmaker to move its North American headquarters to Charlotte rather than a Dallas suburb, but still lost out to a Texas offer half that size.
Sorry Austin, but Houston has knocked you out of the top spot. Well, at least when it comes to the top spot on the list of Texas' 100 most congested roadways, anyway.
A tweet from Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry's verified account on Sunday night included a disparaging image of the Democratic district attorney who is at the center of his criminal indictment on charges of abuse of power.
As it is required in every election in Texas since last November, people voting in the special election in state Senate District 28 must show government-issued photo identification before casting their ballots.
The other potential 2016 presidential candidates who spoke at the Americans for Prosperity conference this weekend - including Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Rand Paul - were outshone by Sen. Ted Cruz , whose raucous, rabble-rousing speech centered on a hawkish foreign policy, repealing the Affordable Care Act, defending constitutional rights and ... (more)
Texas State Representative Matt Krause filed suit this past Thursday against the individual Commissioners of the Texas Racing Commission.
On the campaign trail in Texas for a little-known statewide office, George P. Bush is generally toeing the Republican Party line: He is But it is environmental policy that will be under his purview in November if he wins his race to be Texas' next land commissioner, a very likely outcome.
A U.S. Border Patrol agent fired several rounds toward an armed militia member in Texas, reigniting concerns among law enforcement officials about conflicts with untrained and unregulated volunteers who have arrived at the Mexican border in the wake of the recent immigration crisis.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 09:20 pm
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