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Texas Governor Greg Abbott Has Stated His Intention To Construct A Border Wall With Mexico.
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) said his state would continue the Trump administration's proposed border wall between the United States and Mexico, at least in his state. “While the federal government i…

Texas Legislators Demand That The Term "Negro" Be Removed From Geographical Sites.
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Texas lawmakers are urging a federal board to change the racially insensitive names of geographic locations throughout the state once more. The Texas House and Senate signed a resolution last month…

The Governor Of Texas Claims That The Power Grid Has Been Repaired, But Experts Point Out Issues.
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Despite the fact that experts say Texas' power grid remains vulnerable, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott declared Tuesday that new reforms will "fix all of the flaws" that caused th…

Unvaccinated Hospital Employees Fired For Refusing Vaccination
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Hospital workers in Texas who refused to receive a COVID-19 vaccine as part of company policy face termination after a deadline passed this week, prompting some workers to gather in protest. On Mon…

Allen West, The Chair Of The Texas Republican Party, Is Stepping Down.
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Allen West, the chairman of the Texas Republican Party, resigned on Friday, opening the door to a statewide run. West stated in a news release from the Texas Republican Party that it was his "disti…

'Kneel Before Trump,' Says George P. Bush, For 'Selling Out His Own Family.'
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This week, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush was mocked on social media for desperately attempting to link himself to former President Donald Trump, who has attacked many members of Bush's famo…

Brain Disease May Have Spread From Texas Breeder Deer Into The Wild.
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AUSTIN, Texas — Texas wildlife officials are battling to track down and contain the spread of deer infected with a contagious brain disease after breeders sold potentially infected animals to hundr…

The Texas Walkout Over The Voter Suppression Bill Exacerbates The Voting Battles.
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — It was getting close to midnight, and the Texas House of Representatives was about to approve one of the most stringent new voting laws in the country. At 10:35 p.m., every De…

After Democrats Blocked A Voter Suppression Bill, Texas Gov. Rick Perry Threatened To Defund The Legislature.
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Monday that he would veto a section of the state budget that funds the legislature, following a walkout by Democratic state lawmakers that successfully blocked the R…

Sheriff Says A Texas Man Planned A Mass Shooting At A Walmart.
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Authorities in Texas have apprehended a local man on suspicion of plotting a "mass casualty event" at a Walmart. Coleman Thomas Blevins, 28, of Kerrville, was arrested on Friday after authorities i…

Texas Democrats Walked Out In Protest Of A Harsh Voting Bill.
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In a dramatic move on Sunday night, Democratic lawmakers in Texas abruptly blocked a restrictive voting bill, walking out of the chamber en masse before the midnight deadline to send the legislation…

The Miami Police Chief Has Slammed A Texas Bill That Would Allow Unlicensed Handgun Carrying.
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Miami Police Chief Art Acevedo slammed a new Texas bill that would eliminate most handgun licensing requirements in the state on Sunday, calling it "ridiculous" and contrary to the wishes of law enf…