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 Austin – S.B. 570, a bill by state Sen. José Rodríguez that outlines methods by which tires may be disposed and improves enforcement capabilities, passed the full Senate today. It now goes to the House for consideration. Illegal tire disposal has …

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Senate on Monday approved key modifications to the state’s strictest-in-the-nation voter ID law, incorporating some changes ordered after federal courts previously found it discriminatory. The bill doesn’t ease requirements about which seven forms of …

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Texas farm workers say they are being forced to live in horrible conditions. With open air toilets, no beds, and buildings so old they were built for World War II prisoners of war. Bills are being filed in the legislature to …

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AUSTIN – Texas Sen. Jose Rodriguez wants the state and local governments to stop doing business with payday and auto-title lenders. The El Paso Democrat has filed Senate Bill 836, which would prohibit state agencies, counties and municipal governments from contracting …

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The latest U.S. Census Bureau figures show Texas still holds the dubious distinction of having the highest number and percentage of uninsured, but there was some good news. Because of Obamacare, there are 1.1 million fewer uninsured Texans, and our …

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