Illustration by Alex Promios / Todd Wiseman

The Evening Brief: April 30, 2012

Your evening reading: EPA official resigns in wake of "crucify" comments; judge orders state to maintain Women's Health Program; Leppert launching multimillion-dollar ad push

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TribWeek: In Case You Missed It

Tan on the battle over family planning in Texas, Ramshaw on a generational fight for a Dallas County congressional seat, Philpott's report on a political mapmaker-turned-candidate in Travis County, Hamilton on a Republican who's defending his right flank, Aaronson checks in on an election rematch in Northeast Texas, Murphy's refresh of our government salary database, Galbraith finds a new meaning for Army greens, Dehn with a new Weekend Insider and Aguilar on where Mexico's guns come from: The best of our best content from April 23 to 27, 2012.

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Bob Daemmrich

The Evening Brief: April 27, 2012

Your evening reading: pro-Dewhurst Super PAC ad calls Cruz, Leppert "too liberal"; Amazon, state settle sales tax fight; UT-El Paso gets tentative approval to host boxing match

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Justin Dehn

Amazon, State Settle Sales Tax Fight

Amazon.com will start collecting sales taxes from Texas customers and invest $200 million and create 2,500 jobs in the state over the next four years. In return, the state will drop its efforts to collect back taxes from the company.

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The Brief: April 27, 2012

The war between Texas and the Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday turned briefly into the war over a historical analogy.

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Marjorie Kamys Cotera

Paul Still Pushing to Win Texas

U.S. Rep. Ron Paul made a couple of campaign stops in Austin on Thursday. After an afternoon fundraiser, he met with supporters on the University of Texas campus. Ben Philpott of KUT News and the Tribune reports.

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