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AUSTIN – State Sen. José Rodríguez released the following statement on the debate regarding SB 6, which would label schools on an A-F scale: During the HB 5 negotiations last session, the concern about rating campuses A-F was that it …

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Public policy is about setting informed priorities when it comes to using available resources. But when politics trumps policy, decisions often are made without fully understanding the consequences. Such is the case with the state of Texas’ much-touted “border surge.” …

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Dear friend: This week the Senate took important votes on tax policy. I voted against the bills because they use the state’s General Fund revenue to give tax breaks that will be felt by few, while missing the chance to …

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AUSTIN — A sustained effort to enhance security along the Texas-Mexico line has diminished the state police’s resources elsewhere, resulting in measurable declines in tickets written, arrests made and investigations started in areas beyond the border. Lawmakers and the Department …

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