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The Texas Legislature worked on the budget bill and on dozens of other measures Saturday and though Democrats and Republicans said they were satisfied with what they will likely accomplish by midnight Monday when the 140-day session ends, they expect to be back for a special session to take care of unfinished business.
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The Texas Senate passed a $94.6 billion budget, top policymakers reached overhauling public education and Gov.
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Olney police, Young County Sheriff's deputies, and Department of Public Safety troopers are on a massive manhunt in Olney right now, trying to track down an inmate who escaped in the area.
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He carries painful memories from his days as a Boy Scout and believes the organization did not go far enough in allowing openly gay members while continuing to exclude gay adult leaders.
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"Employers who are doing the right thing and treating women fairly don't view this bill as a threat," said state Sen.
Liveblog: What's Left for the 83rd Legislature : The clock is ticking for lawmakers hard at work to pass prize bills in the final days of the 83rd legislative session.
John Dickinson, co-owner of the Iron Horse Pub, says many Wichita Falls residents have helped those affected or wanted to do and now they want to do the same.
David Jones, Chief Executive Officer/Scout Executive for the Boy Scouts of America Yucca Council speaks about the new policy regarding Gays in the Scouts at a press Conference Thursday at their headquarters at 7601 Lockheed Drive.
Rep. Giovanni Capriglione, R-Southlake , speaks with Rep. Steve Toth, R-The Woodlands , and another state rep on the Texas House floor in late April.
When Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana wanted to sell his plan to replace his state's income tax with a higher sales tax, he pointed to Texas as both the problem and the solution.
Gov. Rick Perry has condemned the decision by Boy Scouts of America's national leadership on Thursday to admit openly gay scouts.
The Boy Scouts of America threw open its ranks Thursday to gay Scouts but not gay Scout leaders - a fiercely contested compromise that some warned could fracture the organization and lead to mass defections of members and donors.
Newscast Media AUSTIN-Texas' "Merry Christmas Bill," which is intended to defend free speech on the issue of "traditional holidays," reached Governor Rick Perry's desk on Wednesday, and he is expected to sign it despite critics saying that the bill violates the separation between church and state.
The state of Texas is turning down billions of federal dollars that would have paid for health care coverage for 1.5 million poor Texans.
State lawmakers have given final approval to a bill requiring an audit of Gov. Rick Perry's deal-closing Texas Enterprise Fund.
Health care protesters interruped Gov. Rick Perry's keynote address at Governor's Small Business Forum's 2013 Texas Global Business Summit on Wednesday, May 22, 2013.
Gov. Rick Perry hasn't yet said whether he's running for re-election - but Attorney General Greg Abbott doesn't appear to be waiting for him to make up his mind.