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Texas task force offers plans to stop Ebola spread

Texas task force offers plans to stop Ebola spreadGov. Rick Perry's infectious disease task force discussed ways to diagnose and isolate patients with Ebola more quickly.
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago
Governor's Race

Voter turnout in Austin expected to hit 40%

Voter turnout in Austin expected to hit 40%Three days into early voting and so far more than 37,000 people have cast their ballot in Austin.
  • Governor's Race
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Former Dewhurst aide pleads guilty to taking funds

Former Dewhurst aide pleads guilty to taking fundsA former top adviser to Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has pleaded guilty to charges of stealing $1.8 million in campaign funds from the powerful Republican.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

Travis County early voting locations

Travis County early voting locationsEarly voting locations
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Mayoral Race

Austin mayoral race 2014: Steve Adler

Austin mayoral race 2014: Steve AdlerOn Nov. 4, Austin voters decide who will become the next mayor
  • Mayoral Race
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

Lawmakers review Houston's Ebola plan

Lawmakers review Houston's Ebola planThe House Committee on County Affairs inquires about the response to natural disasters and infectious diseases
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

State of Affairs: Oct. 19, 2014

State of Affairs: Oct. 19, 2014Politics Reporter Mark Wiggins focuses on the upcoming legislative session, 2014 elections and medical marijuana.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

New Ebola protocols for health care workers

New Ebola protocols for health care workersDoctors and nurses will be advised to leave no skin showing when dealing with an Ebola patient
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Perry rolls out Ebola playbook, calls for travel restrictions

Perry rolls out Ebola playbook, calls for travel restrictionsGov. Rick Perry announces initial recommendations by Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Texas

Sen. Cruz criticizes Houston over sermon subpoenas

Sen. Cruz criticizes Houston over sermon subpoenasU.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is alleging the city of Houston abused power by subpoenaing sermons and other documents from pastors who publicly opposed a local ordinance banning discrimination against gay and transgender residents.
  • Texas
  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

Attack ads dominate week in race for Texas governor

Attack ads dominate week in race for Texas governorTelevision attack ads stir up the airwaves this week as the countdown continues to election day.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Ebola crisis prompts Perry to curtail Europe trip

Ebola crisis prompts Perry to curtail Europe tripGov. Rick Perry's office says he's cutting short a business trip to Europe and will return Thursday because of the Ebola crisis in Texas.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Abbott says wheelchair ad is desperation by Davis

Abbott says wheelchair ad is desperation by DavisRepublican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott says a television ad from Democratic opponent Wendy Davis focusing on his use of a wheelchair is an act of desperation and distracts from issues that matter to Texas voters.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Texas

Gov. Perry has Halloween court date

Gov. Perry has Halloween court dateA judge has ordered the Texas governor to appear on October 31 in connection with two felony charges
  • Texas
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

El Paso official's seat change to cost nearly $7K

El Paso official's seat change to cost nearly $7KIt will cost El Paso nearly $7,000 to change the seats for a city council member.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Local

Perry lawyer: Governor will appear in court Oct. 31

Perry lawyer: Governor will appear in court Oct. 31Perry lawyer: Governor will appear in court Oct. 31
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Texas voter ID law blocked by federal judge

Texas voter ID law blocked by federal judgeTexas voter ID law blocked by federal judge
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Governor's Race

Texas lieutenant governor debate a study in contrasts

Texas lieutenant governor debate a study in contrastsRepublican and Democratic nominees for Texas lieutenant governor draw distinctions in first and only televised debate.
  • Governor's Race
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Governor's Race

TRUTH TEST: First Texas governor debate claims

TRUTH TEST: First Texas governor debate claimsAdding context to claims made during the first televised debate between candidates for Texas governor.
  • Governor's Race
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Governor's Race

First lady records radio ad for Wendy Davis

First lady records radio ad for Wendy DavisFirst lady Michelle Obama has recorded a radio ad for Texas Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Wendy Davis.
  • Governor's Race
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Governor's Race

Davis reports having $5.7M left in campaign cash

Davis reports having $5.7M left in campaign cashDavis reports having $5.7M left in campaign cash
  • Governor's Race
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Texas

Perry announces infectious disease task force

Perry announces infectious disease task forceAt a press conference Monday, Gov. Rick Perry announced the creation of the Texas Task Force on Infection Disease Preparedness and Response, a group aimed to prepare for pandemic disease such as the Ebola virus in Texas.
  • Texas
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

McCaul border security blueprint emphasizes technology

McCaul border security blueprint emphasizes technologyChairman of the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee rolls out "Blueprint for Southern Border Security."
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Mayoral Race

Austin mayoral race 2014: David Orshalick

Austin mayoral race 2014: David OrshalickOn Nov. 4, Austin voters will decide who will become the next mayor.
  • Mayoral Race
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Mayoral Race

Austin mayoral race 2014: Mike Martinez

Austin mayoral race 2014: Mike MartinezOn Nov. 4, Austin voters will decide who will become the next mayor.
  • Mayoral Race
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Oldest congressman injured in car accident

Oldest congressman injured in car accidentU.S. Rep. Ralph Hall, who at age 91 is the oldest serving member of Congress, was hospitalized Saturday after being injured in a car accident.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Perry attorneys file second motion to dismiss indictment

Perry attorneys file second motion to dismiss indictmentGov. Rick Perry's lawyers have filed a second writ of habeas corpus to dismiss the charges against the governor, according to documents released Friday.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago