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State Rep. Borris Miles, D-Houston, raises a point of order on HB400 that sends the bill back to the House Education Committee on April 26, 2011.
State Rep. Borris Miles, D-Houston, raises a point of order on HB400 that sends the bill back to the House Education Committee on April 26, 2011.

Report: Borris Miles Threatened Paxton's DPS Detail

State Rep. Borris Miles threatened to "beat up" a plainclothes Texas Department of Public Safety trooper while the lawman was guarding Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton during a private meeting inside Austin's Vince Young Steakhouse, according to a report obtained by The Texas Tribune.

 

 

Bill That Cuts Early-Voting Period Likely to Be Pulled

Even during a legislative session where voter ID and redistricting are not at the forefront, the politics surrounding casting a ballot prove as volatile as ever. During a House Elections Committee on Monday, a measure that would have reduced the state's required early voting days drew  heated debate on familiar issues: voter turnout and voter suppression.