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The Texas Departments of Family and Protective Services and State Health Services are launching a "Room to Breathe" campaign to educate parents about the dangers of co-sleeping, a controversial subject that they appear to be approaching with caution.
As she files to run as a Republican for Governor, Debra Medina's campaign says, “Texans are one step closer to freedom!”
First Lady Anita Perry is speaking out against new breast cancer screening recommendations made by a federal task force last month.
What are state and local governments in Texas doing to make raw data available to the public? Not much.
Researcher finds social networking allows genuine, not idealized, personalities to shine through
Your afternoon reading.
U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison is in the governor's race, if you were still on pins and needles about that. She starts with promises of property tax reform, a leadership shake-up at the Texas Department of Transportation, and a list of other problems she'd like to address.
Sorry, Farouk. U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison called the Democratic gubernatorial primary for Houston Mayor Bill White .
If Thursday was Gov. Rick Perry’s day, and Friday belonged to Bill White, then today is a day for Kay Bailey Hutchison.
It's the latest installment of a HuTube video journal, or vlog, to take you behind the scenes of Bill White's annoucement in Houston.
Texas Democrats aren't through with the changes on the statewide ticket. Take a look at this teaser from gubernatorial candidate Kinky Friedman, issued after Hank Gilbert exited the governor's race, set his heart on being agriculture commissioner, and endorsed Farouk Shami.
Lobbyists from across the Republican party come out to support one of their own for State Board of Education, forsaking former chair Don McLeroy.
Forget what I said on this week's TribCast, parroting the chatter around the Capitol: The state senator from Houston is not considering a primary challenge to his fellow Republican, Comptroller of Public Accounts Susan Combs.
Your afternoon reading.