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After Dog Shootings Animal Groups Demanding Police Training

Last year, in the state of Texas alone, some 200 dogs were shot and killed by police officers. Those numbers have some animal protection groups demanding mandatory training for all law enforcement officers.

03/09/2015

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis.  (Photo credit wendydavisforsenate.com)

Filibuster Propels Wendy Davis Into Spotlight

Texas Democrats never had much hope in this Legislature, where Republicans have a huge majority and an unshakeable drive to slash spending without raising taxes or dipping into the state’s giant savings account.

06/06/2011