Eddie Lucio

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Texas Senate Votes To Overhaul Parent Trigger Law

The Texas Senate has approved legislation to expedite the parental right to close public schools or convert them into charter schools if they are under performing academically.

04/17/2013

People gather outside of the Texas State Capitol building in Austin. (credit: PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Senate OKs Congressional Redistricting Map

Texas senators approved a new congressional redistricting map on Monday after a fierce debate over minority representation.

06/06/2011