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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

Texas State Capitol

Primary Will Determine Who Takes Dallas House Seat

State Rep. Barbara Mallory Caraway’s campaign for Congress has left a key opening in a historically black southern Dallas state House district — and three Democratic candidates are angling for it. With nobody else in the race, whoever wins the May 29 primary gets the HD-110 seat.

05/15/2012

Texas State Capitol

Texas State Legislator Uses Ethnic Slur During Hearing

The lawmaker was telling a state agency that it should pay legitimate claims.

11/03/2011