The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for June 14, 2013

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•    Senator: Perry Vetoed Equal Pay Bill: "Gov. Rick Perry has vetoed a bill aimed at preventing pay discrimination against women, one of the bill’s sponsors said. State Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, said Perry’s office informed her that Perry has vetoed House Bill 950, which would have had Texas law mirror gender wage protections in the federal Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009. Nearly every other state has passed similar measures."

•    Senate Backs Interim Maps Over Democrats' Objections: "The Texas Senate voted to ratify court-drawn ...

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