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CLARICE SILBER Associated Press

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Texas officials testify to lawmakers about mass violence

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — State officials and experts testified Wednesday before a Texas legislative committee evaluating issues related to mass violence in the wake...

Texas mass violence committee members receive death threats

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Top leaders of a new Texas House committee that is addressing issues related to gun violence in the wake of...

Texas sending another 1,000 National Guard troops to border

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he's sending another 1,000 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border and blasted Congress as...

Dallas law firm places winning bid for Robert E. Lee statue

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Dallas-based law firm placed the winning $1.435 million bid for a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that...

Texas lawmakers may stiffen penalties for pipeline damage

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lawmakers in Texas are considering a bill that would stiffen penalties for damaging or trespassing around oil and gas operations...

Lobbyists back teen trying to end Texas Confederate holiday

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Months after the removal of a plaque in the Texas Capitol that rejected slavery's role in the Civil War, a...

Texas House mulls school finance overhaul, but tax fight may loom

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Republican-led Texas House is debating a bipartisan school finance bill that would pour $9 billion into the state's public...

Top firms decry religious exemption bills proposed in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Some of the world's biggest companies are back to oppose a range of new Texas legislation they say is discriminatory,...

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