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Girl, 9, takes medical marijuana fight to Texas Capitol

Girl, 9, takes medical marijuana fight to Texas CapitolThe newest star of Texas' growing medical marijuana movement is small, but packs a big voice.
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 14 hours ago
Texas

Abbott appoints UT System, A&M regents

Abbott appoints UT System, A&M regentsNewly inaugurated Texas Gov. Greg Abbott appointed two new members to the University of Texas System Board of Regents and reappointed a current regent on Thursday.
  • Texas
  • 6 days, 14 hours ago
Texas

State lawmakers discuss prison bus crash

State lawmakers discuss prison bus crashState lawmakers and advocacy groups are offering their support to the victims of the deadly prison bus crash in West Texas.
  • Texas
  • 1 week ago
Politics

Local lawmakers react to SOTU

Local lawmakers react to SOTULocal lawmakers in Washington have released statements in reaction to President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night.
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago
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Abbott embraces broad themes in first speech as governor

Abbott embraces broad themes in first speech as governorGov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick each sets the tone for new administrations.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Security tight at 2015 gubernatorial inauguration

Security tight at 2015 gubernatorial inaugurationSecurity was tight on Tuesday as Texas' new governor and lieutenant governor were sworn into office.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Inauguration parade heads down Congress Avenue

Inauguration parade heads down Congress AvenueShortly after Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick were sworn in Tuesday, the Texas Military Forces Joint Color Guard led the inauguration parade down Congress Avenue, followed by the 36th Infantry Division Band out of Camp Mabry in Austin.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Full State of the Union coverage

Full State of the Union coverageFull State of the Union coverage
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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10 facts about the 2015 Texas inauguration

10 facts about the 2015 Texas inauguration10 facts about the 2015 Texas inauguration
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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10 facts about Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick

10 facts about Texas Lt. Gov. Dan PatrickMeet Texas' new Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

10 facts about Texas' new governor

10 facts about Texas' new governor10 facts about Texas' new governor
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Preparations underway for inauguration ceremony

Preparations underway for inauguration ceremonyThe stage is set, security is in place and the BBQ is cooking on the grounds of the Texas State Capitol ahead of Tuesday's inauguration ceremony.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Governors pass on spiritual messages through Neff Bible

Governors pass on spiritual messages through Neff BibleFor nearly a century, Texas governors have handed down Gov. Neff's Bible along with a passage for their successor.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

Rick Perry: How did we get here?

Rick Perry: How did we get here?KVUE takes an in-depth look on how Gov. Rick Perry got from the governor's mansion to the Travis County courthouse.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Bill would withhold salaries from gov't employees who grant same-sex licenses

Bill would withhold salaries from gov't employees who grant same-sex licensesHB 623 would ban government employees who issue same-sex marriage licenses from receiving salaries, pensions, benefits.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

Perry spends $1 million in campaign funds for lawyers

Perry spends $1 million in campaign funds for lawyersAs a sitting elected official, Perry could have charged his legal bills to the state, but he opted to pay for his defense from his campaign funds.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Perry touts success, bipartisanship in goodbye address

Perry touts success, bipartisanship in goodbye addressGov. Rick Perry addresses the Texas Legislature for the final time as sitting governor.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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Perry delivers farewell speech

Perry delivers farewell speechPerry delivers farewell speech
  • News
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

Panic buttons coming to Texas House

Panic buttons coming to Texas HouseNew rules were approved that will make it easier for House members to place panic buttons in their capitol offices.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

Abbott cites Constitution to defend local control views

Abbott cites Constitution to defend local control viewsGov.-elect Greg Abbott talks historic transition, recent headlines with KVUE.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks ago
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Panic buttons to be installed in some state lawmaker's offices

Panic buttons to be installed in some state lawmaker's officesThe move comes a day after members of the Tarrant County chapter of Open Carry Texas met with State Rep. Poncho Nevarez (D - Eagle Pass).
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  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

Texas Speaker Straus maintains gavel in 127-19 vote

Texas Speaker Straus maintains gavel in 127-19 voteThe first day of the 84th Texas Legislature begins with business as well as ceremony.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Texas congressman compares Obama to Hitler

Texas congressman compares Obama to HitlerTexas Rep. Randy Weber is making headlines for making an apparent comparison between President Barack Obama and Adolf Hitler in a tweet.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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'I'm just a bill': Facts about the Texas Legislature

'I'm just a bill': Facts about the Texas Legislature'I'm just a bill': Facts about the Texas Legislature
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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New comptroller sets 2016-17 revenue estimate at $113B

New comptroller sets 2016-17 revenue estimate at $113BNew comptroller predicts 84th Texas Legislature will have $113 billion available for 2016-17 budget.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Ag commissioner announces amnesty for cupcakes

Ag commissioner announces amnesty for cupcakesAs his first official act as agriculture commissioner, Sid Miller announced amnesty for dessert at children's schools.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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State of Affairs: Jan. 10, 2015

State of Affairs: Jan. 10, 2015Politics Reporter Mark Wiggins hosts final interview with Gov. Rick Perry, examines issues facing Texas and the world.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago