Tribpedia: Charles Schwertner

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Senator Charles Schwertner is a physician, family man, business owner, and a life-long conservative. In 2010, Schwertner was first elected to serve the people of House District 20 in the Texas House of Representatives. There, he quickly earned a reputation as a measured and effective legislator, working with his colleagues to pass one of the most conservative legislative agendas in ...

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Commission Formally Calls for Closure of Institutions

Austin State-Supported Living Center employee Tamika Mays with resident Rebecca Hadnot.
Austin State-Supported Living Center employee Tamika Mays with resident Rebecca Hadnot.

A Texas commission that reviews the efficiency of government agencies officially recommended Wednesday that lawmakers shutter an Austin-area institution for people with disabilities — and identify five more statewide for later closure.

 

 

A Tesla Model S. The California-based electric automaker has named Texas one of four finalists to house a $5 billion lithium-ion battery factory.
A Tesla Model S. The California-based electric automaker has named Texas one of four finalists to house a $5 billion lithium-ion battery factory.

The Brief: Tesla Execs Hold Secret Meeting in San Antonio

Executives with the electric carmaker Tesla Motors met on Wednesday with government officials in San Antonio, according to the San Antonio Express-News, a development sure to spur further talk about Texas' odds of landing the company's $5 billion battery plant.