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Sen. Wendy Davis Proposes CPRIT Overhaul

Senator Wendy Davis filed legislation today that would reform the scandal-plagued Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)

Spotted at the Capitol: Acknowledgment of Climate Change

Like the sound of a golden-cheeked warbler (ter-wih-zeee-e-e-e, chy), something rare was heard today at the Capitol: the science of climate change. Or more specifically, the intersection of global warming and drought.

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The School-to-Prison Pipeline

In 2010, Texas school cops handed out 300,000 Class C misdemeanor tickets to children as young as 6, according to the advocacy group Texas Appleseed.

Hot List: 29 Day of the Legislature

The Lead: After a grueling 44 days in court, Travis County District Judge John Dietz issued his ruling yesterday in the school finance trial […]