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 Prints and Photographs Collection, Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Interactive: Briscoe Energy Speech: 1973

This interactive document is a speech by Texas Governor Dolph Briscoe Jr., in November 1973, calls for strict energy conservation measures in the wake of the Arab oil embargo. Navigate through the highlights by selecting links in the right sidebar.

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Interactive Map: Hispanic Growth in House, Senate Districts

The U.S. Census Bureau collected 2010 population trend data for Texas political districts, separating out totals by race to enable the redrawing of district boundaries during the 2011 session of the state Legislature. This interactive map displays those totals in shades, with darker colors representing higher rates of total population growth overall and by residents of Hispanic origin.

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 Illustration by Todd Wiseman

Interactive: Texas Superintendent Salaries

Facing an unprecedented budget shortfall, some state lawmakers are questioning whether public schools spend too much on administration — specifically, on pay for superintendents. Use this table to sort those records by salary, district enrollment and pay per student, and see how each superintendent ranks.

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Interactive Map: 2010 Census Totals by County

The U.S. Census Bureau collected 2010 population totals for Texas counties, breaking down the figures by race and Hispanic origin. The data will be used for redistricting of political districts during the 2011 session of the Texas Legislature. This interactive map displays those totals in shades, with darker colors representing higher rates of total population growth.

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