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Parents Guaranteed Right to Bury Stillborn Babies

Moved by the story of an Amarillo family, legislators passed a new law that will guarantee parents the right to the remains of their stillborn children. This story is part of our 31 Days, 31 Ways series.

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Bob Daemmrich

The Brief: May 18, 2015

With two weeks left in the legislative session, here are a couple of takes on the state of play on taxes and the budget, the only piece of legislation that must be passed.

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Bob Daemmrich

The Brief: March 19, 2015

Lawmakers late Wednesday afternoon signaled that they will tap the brakes on plans to consolidate the state's health and human services agencies.

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Bob Daemmrich

The Brief: Feb. 7, 2014

The rise of anti-immigrant rhetoric in the GOP lieutenant governor's race — and personified by state Sen. Dan Patrick — is angering several Hispanic party leaders to the point where one of them is considering voting for a Democrat in the general election.

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Ben Philpott

The Brief: Feb. 6, 2014

Chris Christie is coming to Texas on Thursday and with a large target on his back placed there by Democrats.

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The Brief: Feb. 4, 2014

Greg Abbott has reversed the campaign fundraising storyline of a month ago, raising more than three times the cash as the combined efforts of Wendy Davis and Battleground Texas.

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Marjorie Kamys Cotera

The Brief: Feb. 3, 2014

The Tribune's Jay Root has the story on another secret audio recording released with the intent to impact the already contentious gubernatorial contest.

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Marjorie Kamys Cotera

The Brief: Jan. 31, 2014

The House Republican leadership on Thursday released a one-page blueprint for immigration reform. But with its call to legalize 11 million undocumented workers, the immediate question was whether the plan would fly within the party.

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The Brief: Jan. 30, 2014

New research by a Sam Houston State University economics professor finds Texas fifth in income inequality. Could it become a big issue in the governor's race?

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