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The Texas death chamber in Huntsville, TX (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Texas Lawmakers Work To Shield Suppliers Of Execution Drugs

Alleged threats against execution drug suppliers have Texas lawmakers trying to conceal the identity of those manufacturers from both the public and death row inmates.

04/15/2015

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Texas House Creates Subcommittee On Earthquakes

The chairman of the Texas House Committee on Energy Resources has set up a team of lawmakers to investigate earthquakes in oil and gas regions.

01/16/2014

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Oversight Committee Had Problems Getting VA Hospital Answers

Two members of Congress said their public oversight visit to the VA North Texas System Friday, only came after extensive work trying to quietly handle complaints behind closed doors.

CBS 11–08/30/2013

A TSA agent waits for passengers to pass through a magnetometer at Los Angeles International Airport on November 22, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Texas Bill Criminalizing Airport Pat-Downs Is Back

A key Texas House committee has discussed a contentious proposal to criminalize excessive touching by agents during airport security pat-downs.

04/10/2013