News For Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Bob Daemmrich

The Brief: Nov. 20, 2012

The latest Texas secession talk may be nothing more than political fodder, but at least one of the state's politicians is taking it seriously.

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Marjorie Kamys Cotera

Teacher Retirement System Looks to Cut Costs

Texas lawmakers are once again heading into a legislative session facing concerns over the fiscal health of the state’s major pension systems, and changes to retirees’ health insurance may play a role.

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Bob Daemmrich

Secretary of State Hope Andrade Resigns

Texas Secretary of State Hope Andrade is resigning effective Friday, her office has confirmed. Andrade has held the post since 2008, when her appointment by Gov. Rick Perry made her Texas' first Latina secretary of state.

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The Evening Brief: Nov. 20, 2012

Your evening reading: 14 Texans sign on to congressional letter opposing Rice as secretary of state; Andrade stepping down; protesters call for Medicaid funding

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