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State lawmakers, who were asked by President Donald Trump to share their insight about the state of healthcare in America are back home Texas today.  State Sen. Donna Campbell was among ten women working in the healthcare field that was asked to share her opinion about efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

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FBI Director James Comey spoke at the University of Texas in Austin Thursday. He addressed national security threats facing the country as well as some of those happening right here in the Lone Star State.

 

Comey was invited to give the keynote address at a symposium of the Intelligence Studies Project at UT.  He focused on foreign terror organizations like the Islamic State inspiring attacks on U.S. soil.

 

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

San Antonio moved forward Wednesday with plans to consider regulations for air-b-n-b’safter a City Council committee recommended looking into restrictions for the short-term rentals of homes. District 10 Councilman Mike Gallagher brought the idea to City Council last month when constituents complained about loud parties in neighborhoods at homes rented through the internet.   Gallagher told council committee members if the city regulates hotels and motels for safety, it should consider regulations for short-term home rentals. “If we’re going to be bringing customers into these homes, should

Senate Education Committee Passes School Choice Bill

Mar 23, 2017
Bob Daemmrich for The Texas Tribune

The Senate Education Committee voted 7-3 Thursday to pass Senate Bill 3, a key “private school choice” bill.

The vote came two days after a hearing that lasted more than eight hours, with more than 150 people filling the room to testify in support and opposition. The bill would create two public programs subsidizing private school tuition and homeschooling expenses.

Former Gov. Perry Questions Legitimacy Of Texas A&M Student Body Election

Mar 23, 2017
REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Editor's note: This story has been updated with comment from a Texas A&M University administrator.

Former Gov. Rick Perry, now the U.S. energy secretary, is questioning the legitimacy of the election that gave his alma mater its first openly gay student body president

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