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  1. The Brief: April 17, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Texas Tribune

    Health and Human Services Executive Commissioner Kyle Janek whispers to an aide at a hearing of the Sunset Advisory Commission on Jan. 14, 2015. Health and Human Services chief Kyle Janek finds himself in the spotlight again over a contract awarded to a single bidder.


  2. Conservative Lawmakers Target United NationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Texas Tribune

    In the latest effort by conservatives to fight what they see as overreach by the United Nations, two Texas Republican lawmakers have filed legislation aimed at a nonbinding plan for sustainable development that the United States and more than 100 other countries signed in 1992. The plan is known as Agenda 21 , and it seeks to encourage governments to promote environmentally friendly development such as preserving open spaces and discouraging urban sprawl.


  3. Ron Paul Faces Long Odds, Large Crowds in Texas TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2012 | Texas Tribune

    Even as the presidential field narrowed Tuesday with Rick Santorum's exit from the race, U.S. Rep. Ron Paul 's chances of winning the Republican nomination don't appear to be any stronger. But the longtime Texas congressman isn't slowing down, and on Tuesday night he started a three-stop Texas town hall tour with a visit to the Texas A&M University campus.


  4. Rick Perry as a student and a cadet at Texas A&M University.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Texas Tribune

    The Academic Building at Texas A&M University will not have its name changed to the Governor Rick Perry '72 Building after all. The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents was scheduled to meet Thursday afternoon to approve renaming the building, but Perry has declined the honor, his office confirmed.


  5. Jack Stick, the top lawyer for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Texas Tribune

    The awarding of a no-bid Medicaid fraud detection contract to the 21CT company continues to draw scrutiny with three separate news reports published Wednesday evening. Reporters at the Houston Chronicle and the Austin American-Statesman dived deeply into the actions of Jack Stick , general counsel at the Health and Human Services Commission, who made sure that 21CT did not have to go through a regular bidding process to get the $110 million contract.


  6. Rick Perry as a student and a cadet at Texas A&M University.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Texas Tribune

    The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will meet on Thursday to consider renaming a historic building on the flagship College Station campus after a famous alumnus: Gov. Rick Perry . According to filing with the secretary of state's office, the regents will vote on whether to rename Texas A&M's generic-sounding Academic Building the "Governor Rick Perry '72 Building."


  7. Japan Central's N700 high speed train, the same train that a private firm wants to bring to Texas.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Texas Tribune

    Steve Drake regularly makes the nearly four-hour drive from this city to Houston to visit his fiance's family. So he was excited about the news that a private company intended to build a bullet train that would cut that trip to 90 minutes.


  8. Newly-elected state Rep. David Simpson at the head of the line to prefile bills on Nov. 8, 2010.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Texas Tribune

    Lawmakers filed 365 bills and joint resolutions on Monday, the first day they could pre-file legislation for the upcoming legislative session. Some will serve as the basis for laws that will be enacted by lawmakers.


  9. Candidate George P. Bush at TribFest with Evan Smith at Friday's keynote on Sept. 19, 2014.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Texas Tribune

    During an interview for ABC News' This Week , George P. Bush , the Republican nominee for land commissioner, said it was "more than likely" that his father, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, will make a 2016 run for the White House. Bush added in the interview, which aired Sunday, that his family would support his father "100 percent" if he launches a bid for president.


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