Greg Abbott

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Governor Greg Abbott plans to take another shot at reducing property tax rates after the state legislature rejected similar plans last session.   

 

In Texas, what was billed as a celebration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. is drawing fire from civil rights groups angry over the inclusion of Gov. Greg Abbott as an honorary grand marshal of the event.

Christopher Connelly (@hithisischris) from KERA explains.

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Houston Astros fans visiting the state Capitol Tuesday got a first-hand view of the World Series trophy the team won in November.


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Some state leaders in the new year are saying, “Out with the old and in with the new” — at least as far as Texas’ judicial bench is concerned.

Ryan Poppe

The 2018 election cycle is officially underway. Many running in statewide races kicked off their campaigns this week by filing their candidacy with the state, including some Democrats vying to head up the top of the party’s ticket in November.


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