News For Tuesday, February 12, 2013

The Brief: Feb. 12, 2013

A controversial State of the Union invitation has turned the national spotlight toward a Texas congressman whose reputation precedes him.

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Tamir Kalifa

Gordon Gee: The TT Interview

One of the country's most respected higher education leaders on why colleges and universities should pay more attention to making sure students complete their degrees and what role Texas has to play in the process.

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Tamir Kalifa

DPS Centers Aim to Keep Customer Traffic Flowing

Texas Department of Public Safety driver's license offices have a reputation for long lines and exhausting wait times for customers. But new mega centers are drastically cutting the wait time for license renewals and replacements.

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Inside Intelligence: About School Finance...

For this week's nonscientific survey of insiders in politics and government, we asked about the recent school finance ruling, and whether it will be upheld, whether it will result in tax increases, and who — if anyone — will get the blame for the consequences.

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Tom Harris

The Evening Brief: Feb. 12, 2013

Your evening reading: Nugent, Stockman say they'll remain civil during State of the Union; Florida senator rebukes Cruz at Hagel hearing; Dallas County urges state to expand Medicaid

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