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Reeve Hamilton covers higher education and politics for The Texas Tribune and hosts the Tribune's weekly podcast. His writing has also appeared in Texas Monthly and The Texas Observer. Born in Houston and raised in Massachusetts, he has a bachelor's degree in English from Vanderbilt University.

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TribCast: Education, Tom Pauken and the Rest of Session

Reeve, Ross, Evan and Morgan talk about the debate over education standards in House Bill 5, the gubernatorial bid of former Texas Workforce Commissioner Tom Pauken, and how the last eight weeks of session might look.

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UT Board of Regents Chairman Gene Powell asks the Board to support Chancellor Dr. Franciso Cigarroa at their Austin meeting on May 12, 2011. Bob Daemmrich

Chairman of UT Regents Responds to Senators' Letter

University of Texas System regents chairman Gene Powell responded to a strongly worded letter from Texas senators, saying that a decision on how to proceed with a review of UT-Austin's law school would be made in the "next few weeks."

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Tom Pauken Announces Bid for Governor

Tom Pauken, the former Texas workforce commissioner and former chairman of the Texas Republican Party, confirmed Thursday to the Tribune that he will file to run for governor.

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University of Texas System Regent Steven Hicks listens to a speech at the meeting on May 12, 2011. Bob Daemmrich

Lawmakers, Observers React to Tense UT System Meeting

Longtime employees of the University of Texas System could not recall a split vote on the board of regents, which has traditionally settled differences behind closed doors and presented a unified front. That changed on Wednesday.

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TribCast: Higher Ed Drama, Fracking and Term Limits

Reeve, Ross, Ben and Kate discuss the unfolding drama at the University of Texas System, whether the state has enough water to sustain its fracking activities, and term limits for statewide officeholders.

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