News For Monday, November 26, 2012

Name Change Among Possible Railroad Commission Changes

This month, the state's Sunset Advisory Commission released a series of recommendations on how the Railroad Commission — which governs the oil and gas industry, not railroads — could better serve the state. Among the recommendations: a name change.

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Graphic by Todd Wiseman

Senate Committee Hears Testimony on Open Records Law

The Senate Committee on Open Government heard testimony Monday surrounding the Texas Public Information Act. Among the discussions was one focused on reducing “frivolous and overly burdensome” requests.

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Marjorie Kamys Cotera

The Evening Brief: Nov. 26, 2012

Your evening reading: Perry appoints chief of staff to Texas Supreme Court; Texas lawmakers standing firm on anti-tax pledge; Florida governor announces $10,000 degree challenge similar to Perry's

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