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Ryan Poppe

Officials with the Department of Public Safety face criticism from lawmakers over the state agency’s decision to lay off 117 state troopers. But the layoffs were part of the 4 percent budget cut mandated by the Legislature.


Updated at 11:30 a.m.

Some school schedules, city services and government offices returned to normal operations Wednesday, while other delays or closures continue, following Tuesday's ice storm.

Ryan Poppe / TPR News

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

 

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Academic, military and medical institutions announced their plans to re-open on Wednesday following Tuesday's ice storm, pending further weather developments.

Jack Morgan / Texas Public Radio

A powerful winter storm effectively shut down the San Antonio region on Tuesday, and the effects may not be over yet. 

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