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The math gets more complicated in the speaker’s race

Four makes seven. As in state Rep. Walter “Four” Price IV, now the seventh announced candidate to become speaker of the Texas House. And before...
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Oliveira’s BAC results in DWI case stay secret, Darby files to...

Attorneys for Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton say outgoing state Rep. Rene Oliveira can keep the results of his DWI blood test a secret...

Darby may draw extra fire as speaker candidate most likely to...

Drew Darby’s long-expected announcement of candidacy for speaker of the Texas House will test the resolve of conservative House Republicans in the coming legislative...

Muted in Amarillo: Council makes another move to isolate public commenters...

The Amarillo City Council took another tack this week in what detractors believe is an ongoing campaign to muffle public voices at its meetings. In...
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Supreme Court lets Austin City Council’s ballot language stand, state storm...

The Texas Supreme Court will not order the Austin City Council to change the language it approved for two November ballot issues, regarding a...

No surprise: Darby files to run for Texas House speaker

Confirming what might be the worst-kept secret in state politics, state Rep. Drew Darby told the media Friday he intends to run for speaker...

Oliveira’s blood alcohol test results in DWI case stay secret for...

Attorneys for Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton say outgoing state Rep. Rene Oliveira can keep the results of his DWI blood test a secret...

UT, UNT resist releasing their deals with soft drink companies

A Boston University journalism student’s nationwide quest for records on state universities’ dealings with soft drink companies has turned up two Texas college systems...

State storm insurance group’s proposed rate hike gets rained on

The Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA) wants to raise rates by 10 percent on policyholders next year, the largest increase allowed by state law,...