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Aman Batheja worked for eight years at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, most of that time covering state and local politics. A native of Cedarhurst, New York, he has an undergraduate degree in journalism and psychology from New York University and a master's in economics from the University of Texas at Arlington.
A Tea Party group in North Texas is allowing U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman, a candidate for U.S. Senate, to speak to the group at a separate closed-door meeting Monday along with delivering a later speech that will be open to the press.Full Story
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, unveiled a new TV ad Friday accusing the Obama administration of being "back-handed" and "astonishingly dishonest." He sidesteps any mention of any of his own opponents in the GOP primary.Full Story
The first ad from Texans for a Conservative Majority, a super PAC supporting U.S. Sen. John Cornyn's re-election bid, will run in the Houston and Beaumont-Port Arthur media markets, according to a spokeswoman.Full Story
The Federal Railroad Administration is moving forward with studies on the environmental impact of building a high-speed rail line between Dallas and Houston and a shorter line between Fort Worth and Dallas.Full Story
The Texas Transportation Commission on Tuesday selected James Bass, the Texas Department of Transportation's chief financial officer, as TxDOT's interim executive director.Full Story
The Sunlight Foundation found $16,000 in donations that were made to U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman's re-election campaign committee that the committee did not report.Full Story
U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Friendswood, may have already begun receiving donations in Bitcoin since embracing the private virtual currency. That puts him firmly in a gray area of campaign finance law.Full Story
Though the Federal Elections Commission has not authorized them, U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Friendswood, said he is now accepting donations via Bitcoin, a virtual currency.Full Story
Both Democratic and Republican candidates for statewide office in 2014 are pledging to increase resources for the cash-strapped Texas Department of Transportation.Full Story
For transportation advocates in Texas, concerns over a lack of funding overwhelmed all other issues in 2013.Full Story
A surge in truck traffic related to the drilling boom in parts of Texas has resulted in a smaller boom in the windshield replacement industry.