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Rick Perry snags seat on Trump's security council

The Trump administration announced this week that Texas’ longest-serving governor, now the U.S. energy secretary, would be a member of the president’s main advisory group on intelligence and defense matters.

In the Texas Political Roundup: A proposed tuition freeze at state universities is being discussed in the Texas Legislature. Plus, a measure by a Fort Worth Democrat would require all school districts pay to have their water supply tested for lead. And Rick Perry snags a seat on the National Security Council.

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