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The U.S. House has passed the Keeping All Students Safe Act, a measure designed to protect students from abusive restraints in school settings.
Among the major gubernatorial hopefuls Tuesday night, only incumbent Rick Perry and former Houston mayor Bill White were able to win the counties where they claim residence.
Leave it to Farouk Shami to bid a festive farewell to his campaign.
"Early polling showed that the typical GOP primary voter has very little info about the position of Railroad Commissioner, what we do, or who my opponent or I were. Given the choice between “Porter” and “Carrillo” — unfortunately, the Hispanic-surname was a serious setback from which I could never recover."
The cost of higher education at UT schools will rise between 9 and 12 percent over the biennium, one in which officials fear steep cuts in the state portion of higher education financing.
When U.S. Sen. John Cornyn gets the chance to talk with U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison about last night's GOP gubernatorial primary loss, he will ask her to reconsider her repeated campaign promise to step down.
Your afternoon reading.
It seems like just yesterday — the gubernatorial race was overflowing with three GOP candidates and seven Democrats. But, it’s time to forget that bygone era — now, it’s all about Rick Perry v. Bill White.
In what's been a colorful race replete with accusations of cyber treachery and publicity stunts, Borris Miles' 11-vote hold over Al Edwards will almost certainly lead to a recount.
Dan Huberty will face Humble anesthesiologist Dr. Susan Curling in the race to replace retiring state Rep. Joe Crabb, R-Atascocita.
Numbers early Wednesday morning show Will Hurd and Francisco "Quico" Canseco will be competing in an April runoff for the Republican nod in Congressional District 23.