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Former Congressman Jim Wright (credit: KRLD/Chuck Schechner)

Former Speaker Wright Finally Gets Texas Voter ID

Former U.S. Speaker of the House Jim Wright says he’s finally obtained the documents he needs to vote under new state law on Election Day.

CBS 11–11/04/2013

The shadow of a man wearing a cowboy hat falls on a pillar as he enters a polling place. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Former U.S. House Speaker Wright Denied Voter ID

Former U.S. Speaker of the House Jim Wright says he was denied a state ID card just before Election Day.

11/03/2013

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Ben & Skin’s Poll Of Distrust

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10/10/2013

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Perry Wants Texas Voters To OK Water Referendum

Gov. Rick Perry is again urging voters to approve an amendment to the Texas Constitution that would use $2 billion from the state’s rainy day fund to pay for major water infrastructure projects.

10/09/2013

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks about immigration during a rally. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Sen. Cruz Ends Talkathon, Senate Heads Toward Vote

Tea party conservative Sen. Ted Cruz ended his all-night talkathon to dismantle President Barack Obama’s health care law after 21 hours and 19 minutes.

CBSDFW.COM–09/25/2013

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Proposed McKinney ISD Tax Increase On Ballot

The McKinney ISD is proposing an increase that would take the district’s tax rate up to the highest level allowed by state law. In a Tax Ratification Election the voters need to approve the increase the school board has already put into place.

CBS 11–09/17/2013

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Controversial Texas Voter ID Law Likely Enforced Next Week

Unless a federal judge intervenes, the South Texas city of Edinburg could be the first to enforce a new voter ID law next week, and lawyers will likely use the special election to gather evidence to strengthen lawsuits to block it in the future.

08/23/2013

Bottles are displayed on a shelf behind a bar. (credit: Oliver Morin/Getty Images)

Plano Now Sells Liquor

Friday was the first day package liquor stores could open in Plano after last month’s municipal election making them legal in the city.

06/30/2013

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Vote For Your Texas Rangers In MLB All-Star Voting

Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus is leading the American League voting at his position for the MLB All-Star Game in the first update of fan balloting released Monday.

06/03/2013

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Texas’ Forgotten Redistricting Fight Set To Resume

Texas Republicans have spent two years and at least $1 million fighting to restore voting maps drawn by the GOP-dominated Legislature that were declared illegal in court.

05/28/2013

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Scout Leaders Expected To Vote On Openly Gay Scouts

History could be made Thursday at the Boy Scouts of America annual national convention held at the Gaylord Texan Hotel in Grapevine. The organization is set to vote on whether to allow openly gay scouts in their ranks. Right now gays are not allowed to either be scouts or adult leaders. A compromise proposal to allow gay scouts but not adult leaders is not sitting well with activists on either side of the issue.

05/22/2013

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Water Fund Bill Dies In Texas House

A plan to spend $2 billion on a state water fund that met with conservative opposition has failed because it broke a parliamentary rule about when such a bill could be considered.

04/29/2013

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