Michael Morton

 Bob Daemmrich

Senate Bill Would Expand DNA Testing for Criminal Cases

Michael Morton, who spent nearly 25 years in prison for murdering his wife before DNA evidence exonerated him, said he wouldn’t have had access under current testing requirements to the evidence that set him free. A new bill by state Sen. Rodney Ellis, D-Houston, would expand access to DNA testing in criminal cases.

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 Marjorie Kamys Cotera

The Brief: May 29, 2014

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst won't be around for the next legislative session in January after losing his runoff contest on Tuesday. But he won't be taking the next seven months off as a result.

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 Marjorie Kamys Cotera

The Evening Brief: Nov. 15, 2013

Your evening reading: Cornyn earns Perry endorsement, says GOP must govern like "responsible adults"; Anderson released early from jail; two Texas Democrats break ranks with party on GOP bill to fix Affordable Care Act

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