politics

Texas Legislature
4:32 pm
Wed May 27, 2015

Dark Money Debate Trumps All Other Major Bills On The Last Day For Bills To Voted Out Of Texas House

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The end of the legislative session is less than a week away and lawmakers are moving quickly to keep bills they support alive.  TPR’s Ryan Poppe reports that Tuesday was a frenzied day as legislators waded through pages of parliamentary delay tactics tagged for some of the more controversial bills.


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Texas Politics
5:38 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

As Democrats Trail in Statewide Polls, Few Surprises Expected

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Election day is next Tuesday and several Texas statewide offices are on the ballot. With Democrats trailing in the polls, there don't appear to be any hotly contested races.


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Politics
11:41 am
Thu May 29, 2014

In Texas Statewide Elections This Fall, 'Voters Will Certainly Have A Choice'

Originally published on Thu May 29, 2014 3:16 pm

The Tea Party had its share of success in Tuesday’s primary runoffs, and more may lie ahead. KERA's Sam Baker looks ahead to the fall elections with Texas Tribune Executive Editor Ross Ramsey.

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She Votes
12:31 pm
Sat May 10, 2014

Easy On The Ears: GOP Ads Adapt To Reach Women Voters

Dr. Monica Wehby, pediatric neurosurgeon, is among the Republican candidates turning up the emotions in campaign ads.
Dave Killen The Oregonian/Landov

Originally published on Tue May 13, 2014 9:02 am

It's only April, but it looks and sounds like October. More than $80 million has been spent on political advertising in only about a dozen Senate battleground states.

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Elections
9:23 am
Thu May 8, 2014

Robinson ISD Bond Election, Round Three

A sign supporting the Robinson ISD bond issue. The election takes place Saturday, May 10th.
Ryland Barton KWBU News

  Robinson ISD is making a third try at passing a bond to build a new middle school. More expensive bonds got voted down in November of 2011 and 2013. But school board trustees think $19.5 million dollars sounds about right. The election comes at a time when school districts across the state are taking on more debt.

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