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The Midday Brief: Nov. 19, 2010

Your afternoon reading: Employment numbers, lethal injections and an endorsement for Ken Paxton

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Your afternoon reading:

  • "In a new decision, Attorney General Greg Abbott has ordered Texas prison officials to make public previously secret details about the drugs they use in lethal executions." — AG: Make public info about execution drugs, Postcards
  • "Rep.-elect Cindy Burkett, R-Mesquite, just endorsed the speakership candidacy of Collin County lawmaker Ken Paxton, R-McKinney." — Burkett for Paxton for speaker, Trail Blazers

New in The Texas Tribune:

  • "The bomb-throwing president of Empower Texas and Texans for Fiscal Responsibility on why Joe Straus hasn't proved himself as a conservative, why the entry of outside groups like his own into the insiders' race for speaker is proper and what he'd like to see out of a Texas House with 99 GOP members in it." — Michael Quinn Sullivan: The TT Interview

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