Politics

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Texas Officials Approve $3.9B For Water Projects

The Texas Water Development Board agreed on the funding Thursday. The money is meant for 32 projects spread over 10 years, with $1 billion being disbursed this year.

07/23/2015

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Donald Trump To Visit Texas-Mexico Border Thursday

The billionaire businessman and reality TV star, who has been dominating the GOP primary race since he announced his candidacy last month, will travel to Laredo, Texas on Thursday.

07/22/2015

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State Officials: Gov. Abbott’s Budget Vetoes May Be Invalid

Line-items vetoes made by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott are being questioned by state budget officials, who said Tuesday that the new Republican governor appeared to cut spending in ways that are beyond his constitutional power.

07/22/2015

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Texas Officials To Vote On $1B For Water Projects

State officials will vote later this week on approving $1 billion in loans and financial help to fund future water projects across Texas.

07/21/2015

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Appeals Panel Hears Arguments On Obama Immigration Action

A federal appeals court in New Orleans is set to hear arguments over President Barack Obama’s plan to protect from deportation as many as 5 million immigrants living in the United States illegally.

07/10/2015

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Local Reaction To President Obama’s Use Of “N-Word”

President Barack Obama’s decision to utter what many consider the worst word in the English language has many offering a few words of their own.

06/22/2015

Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Tennell Atkins. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Guilty Of Misdemeanor Assault

Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Tennell Atkins was found guilty of misdemeanor assault in a municipal court Thursday.

06/18/2015

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Former First Lady Barbara Bush Celebrates 90th Birthday

Former first lady Barbara Bush celebrated her 90th birthday on Monday by spending time with her family and promoting literacy, a cause long dear to her.

06/08/2015

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CBS 11’s Karen Borta Talks About Her Interview With President Obama

This week, CBS 11’s Karen Borta got to make a whirlwind trip to Washington DC, where she got a one on one interview with the President of the United States.

06/05/2015

The American flag is presented at AT&T Stadium prior to a Dallas Cowboys football game (image via J.Burkett, CBSDFW)

Politicians Push For End To Military Paying NFL To Honor Troops

The New England Patriots got $675,000 from the Army National Guard to pay for honoring American troops.

06/04/2015

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Legislature Ends With Lt. Gov. Patrick Denying 2018 Plans

Texas lawmakers are shifting back into campaign mode now that the legislative session is over, but Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says he’s not among them.

06/01/2015

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Abbott: Texas Won’t Legalize Medicinal Or Recreational Marijuana

Gov. Greg Abbott says Texas won’t legalize marijuana for medicinal or recreational use for as long as he’s in office.

06/01/2015

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