TribWeek: Top Texas News for the Week of 12/16/13

With various levels of government in two countries making decisions that affect the Rio Grande, the 1,900-mile river has become the subject of interstate and international legal battles that have intensified during the continuing drought.

U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Friendswood, is hoping to make a donation by the late Bob Perry an issue in his challenge of U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas.

Gov. Rick Perry has issued at least 221 pardon proclamations since taking office in December 2000. Use this database to search those declarations.

The conclusion of the House Select Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations ...

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