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Governor Considers Special Session On Highway Funding

Governor Perry and state lawmakers are considering using a special session to deal with the issue of funding new road construction in Texas.

05/28/2013

A symbol for radioactivity is visible on a container once used to transport nuclear fuel rods. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Texas Radioactive Waste Bill Killed For Error

A bill that would have dramatically changed the rules for a radioactive waste dump died in the Legislature because of a parliamentary error.

05/21/2013

Texas Governor Rick Perry during the State of the State Address on January 29, 2013. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Perry Standing Pat On Medicaid Expansion

If Gov. Rick Perry is feeling pressure to expand health care coverage to more than 1.5 million people under Medicaid, he sure isn’t showing it.

03/02/2013

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CBS 11 I-Team: Pipeline Problems Continue Across North Texas

The CBS 11 I-Team has uncovered hundreds of safety violations regarding the hundreds of miles of natural gas pipelines that run through North Texas. Many of those pipelines run directly underneath our homes and businesses.

02/25/2013

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Lewisville Explosion Latest: Reports Show Finger Pointing

More finger-pointing tonight as CBS 11 continues to investigate a deadly gas explosion in Lewisville.

01/22/2013

Employees of an oil and gas company work on a natural gas valve at a hydraulic fracturing site. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

State Rep.: Fracking Loophole “Big Enough To Drive A Mack Truck Through”

A new study says Texas oil and natural gas companies are claiming trade-secret exemptions to keep from revealing the chemicals used for hydraulic fracturing or “fracking”.

CBSDFW.COM–12/03/2012

Texas Rep. Lon Burnam, D-Fort Worth. (credit: Texas House of Representatives)

Lawmaker Wants Papers On Radioactive Dump Released

A lawmaker said Monday he has confidential documents detailing state officials’ concerns about possible groundwater contamination at a radioactive waste dump in West Texas, and is seeking official permission to release them.

04/16/2012

Texas Rep. Lon Burnam, D-Fort Worth. (credit: Texas House of Representatives)

Fort Worth Rep. Wants Pension ‘Double Dippers’ Revealed

Fort Worth Democrat Lon Burnam wants to stop the hidden perk of pension ‘double dipping’, reserved exclusively for elected officials, and he plans to file legislation that would reveal which Texas politicians are doing it.

03/06/2012

Construction workers remove barricades on an interstate. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Tarrant County Officials Want Answers From Austin Over Transporation Money

Tarrant County judge Glen Whitley is demanding answers from state lawmakers over money for transportation projects in North Texas.

10/05/2011

Students work during a math class. (credit: JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Crisis In The Classroom: ‘Worst Case Scenario’ Sends Districts Scrambling

On Jan. 18, school district officials got their first view of the preliminary state budget for 2012-2013 and noticed a gaping hole where revenue for public education is usually assigned: $9.3 billion was chopped out of it.

02/20/2011

State Rep Fielding Income Tax Questions

A state income tax proposal has the phones ringing at one state representatives office. 

08/13/2010

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