NASA http://tpr.org en Get Ready For Next Week: ACA Exchanges Open & Wendy Davis Announces Her Decision http://tpr.org/post/get-ready-next-week-aca-exchanges-open-wendy-davis-announces-her-decision <p><strong>Texas Matters:</strong> Wendy Davis will finally announce her decision on the governor&#39;s race, which will finally end the speculating and kick the 2014 election campaigning into a new gear. Ted Cruz&#39; attempt to &quot;defund Obamacare&quot; is still playing itself out, but has he gained or lost political capital? The insurance exchanges that are part of the Affordable Care Act open up on Oct. 1 and people for and against the new health care law are working their tails off for their case. A look at boomtowns from Mose Buchele of StateImpact Texas, and last, a few words about sustainability from an International Space Station flight controller.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 20:05:48 +0000 David Martin Davies 19253 at http://tpr.org Get Ready For Next Week: ACA Exchanges Open & Wendy Davis Announces Her Decision District 21 Congressman Lamar Smith New Chair Of Science Committee http://tpr.org/post/district-21-congressman-lamar-smith-new-chair-science-committee <p></p><p>In the next congress, <a href="http://lamarsmith.house.gov/" target="_blank">Republican Lamar Smith</a> will be giving up his powerful chairmanship on the House Judicial Committee to become chair of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.</p><p>Smith will lead the committee that has oversight over NASA and other Texas research institutions.</p> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 22:49:14 +0000 David Martin Davies 2524 at http://tpr.org District 21 Congressman Lamar Smith New Chair Of Science Committee