TribWeek: Top Texas News for the Week of 4/30/12

Aaron Barraza isn't letting his youth stop him from trying to unseat state Rep. Marisa Marquez of El Paso in the Democratic primary in HD-77. Marquez says her record should earn her another term.

A three-person HD-101 Democratic primary in Tarrant County features two former state representatives who can't stop swiping at each other and a fake string of emails that have been called "Machiavellian."

How to pay for the state's transportation needs has emerged as a key issue in the open state Senate District 9 primary race between Republican state Reps. Kelly Hancock and Todd Smith.

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