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The Midday Brief: Sept. 10, 2010

Your afternoon reading.

Democratic donor and Houston attorney Steve Mostyn

Your afternoon reading:

  • The Perry campaign has a new attack video up targeting Bill White for his dealings with Houston's Metro.
  • "The four state agencies I proposed to do away with are Agriculture, the Railroad Commission, the Public Utility Commission, and TCEQ." — About that $18 billion hole, BurkaBlog

New in The Texas Tribune:

  • The former chairman of the UT System Board of Regents on why demography is destiny, why higher education isn't necessarily the key determinant of the state’s economic future, why Texas doesn't need more tier-one schools and how colleges abuse the financial aid system. — Ex-UT Regent on Demography, Tuition Deregulation

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