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A bill hoping to improve access to dental care in Texas was introduced this week in the State Senate. El Paso Senator Jose Rodriguez along with Sen. Kevin Eltife of Tyler introduced SB 787 on Wednesday. It’s part of an effort …

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College students from around Texas swarmed the Capitol on Thursday to convince legislators to support, or at least thoughtfully consider, bills that would increase access to women’s health care and promote factually accurate sex education this session. The lobby day came as …

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AUSTIN – Religious leaders from around Texas took to the Capitol on Tuesday to advocate for equality for LGBT Texans. Rev. Eric Folkerth, a minister from Northaven United Methodist Church in Dallas, said the church’s congregation has many LGBT people in it.   …

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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick this week proposed that the Texas National Guard extend its mission on the Texas border for as long as two years. Continuing an ill-conceived mission — one that state leaders previously said would end next month …

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AUSTIN – They came out by the hundreds from Dallas, San Antonio and Houston, mostly women and children, girls with silver-bowed shoes and pink owl backpacks. They sang the national anthem and prayed. But less than 20 feet from where …

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Decrying the Texas Department of Public Safety’s continuing lack of data regarding whether the border is secure, Texas Sen. José Rodríguez is calling on the agency, lawmakers and other state officials to adopt a new approach to the issue. Rodríguez, …

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