News For Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Bob Daemmrich

Federal Cuts Mean Fewer Resources for Texas Firefighters

Though Texas is at lower risk for wildfires this summer than in previous years, firefighters will likely have to make do with less as the state's forest service begins to feel the effects of this year's federal sequester cuts.

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Christopher Rose

T-Squared: Coming Soon, a Border Bureau

Good news, Trib fans: We've received a grant from the Ford Foundation that will enable us to dramatically expand our coverage of how precipitous demographic shifts are altering the public policy landscape in Texas.

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No Reforms for Railroad Commission This Session

A name change and several ethics reforms on the table this legislative session for the Railroad Commission of Texas, which oversees oil and gas drilling, died on Tuesday in a House committee.

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Marjorie Kamys Cotera

The Evening Brief: May 14, 2013

Your evening reading: campus carry bill clears Senate committee; House budget chief says leaders close on water, education deal; Cornyn video on border deaths sparks debate  

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