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AUSTIN – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down a 2013 Texas law, ruling that it placed an undue burden on a woman’s constitutional right to have an abortion. The ruling, Whole Women’s Health v Hellerstedt, is now regarded …

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The Supreme Court handed down a widely anticipated split decision that effectively blocks President Obama’s executive actions on immigration enforcement. The decision is perhaps the best illustration yet of the policy paralysis of our largely dysfunctional federal government. Our nation’s …

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Immigrant advocates in El Paso on Thursday expressed disappointment with the U.S. Supreme Court’s tied vote on President Barack Obama’s immigration policies and urged Congress to work on comprehensive immigration reform. The U.S. Supreme Court’s 4-4 vote blocked Obama’s 2014 …

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Time and again, Donald Trump has shown that he is unfit to be the chief executive of the United States. His latest remarks about the Trump University fraud case further demonstrate that he is more than just an embarrassment — he is …

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I agree with Texas lawmakers saying we must rein in college tuition costsborne by students.  However, too many blame universities, ignoring the major contributor to student costs: legislators who deregulated tuition, then under-funded universities. If lawmakers want to reduce tuition, we …

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There are no shortages of controversies when it comes to higher education policy in Texas. During the next legislative session, we should expect debate on rising tuition costs and tuition deregulation, Hazlewood Act benefits and performance-based funding for universities. One …

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