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Texas State Senator Leticia Van de Putte accepting  the Matt Garcia Public Service Award by the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund. (credit: Texas State Senate website)

Van De Putte Announces Run For Texas Lt. Governor

It’s the first time in Texas history that two women will lead a major party’s ticket for the state’s top offices.

11/26/2013

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State Lawmakers Hear Bills To Help Sex Assault Victims

Texas lawmakers are advancing proposals to help sexual assault victims.

04/23/2013

(credit: CBS 11 News)

Davis Wins Re-Election In State Senate Race

With 97 percent of the precincts reporting, Democrat Wendy Davis is claiming a win for Texas State Senate, District 10, with a more than five-thousand vote lead over Republican challenger Dr. Mark Shelton.

11/06/2012

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Senate Bill Could Allow Districts To Furlough Teachers

School districts in Texas struggling to balance their budgets could soon have some new options.

06/07/2011