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The Evening Brief: May 3, 2012

Your evening reading: U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan to speak at Texas GOP convention; UT regents back tuition hikes, medical school development; Medina calls for end to property tax

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., at the 2011 Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C.

Culled:

  • Budget guru Paul Ryan to speak at state GOP convention (The Dallas Morning News): "The Republican Party of Texas has snared Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as a main speaker at its state convention being held in Fort Worth. Ryan will address the thousands of delegates and guests on Saturday, June 9. Paul is the author of 'Path to Prosperity,' a blueprint to cut federal outlays and overhaul Social Security and health care spending."

New in The Texas Tribune:

  • Texas A&M University Unveils New Accountability Website: "This week, Texas A&M University is making significant amounts of data easily available to the public on a new 'accountability' website, allowing people to dig into issues such as graduation rates, research expenditures and more."
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