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Lawmakers Consider New South Texas University in Emotional Hearing

Lawmakers held an emotional first hearing Wednesday on a proposal to merge the University of Texas-Pan American and UT-Brownsville into a new mega-university for South Texas.

Faith Leaders Rally for Bipartisan Support of Medicaid Expansion

Legislators in support of an expansion joined faith leaders on the Capitol steps to call for support of the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare. Despite calls for bipartisanship, the rally was largely a Democratic affair.

Eye On Texas: Mediscapes

Carling Hale explores her relationship with medication through photos.

Conservative Groups Push Immigration Reform with ‘Texas Compact’

A group of conservative religious and business leaders, pushing a set of immigration goals they call the Texas Compact, want to ensure Texas has a role in new immigration laws by lobbying Texas’ federal legislators to get behind reform.

Hot List: Day 44 of the Legislature

The Lead: Women’s health and the cuts to family planning were back in the news yesterday. The Texas Freedom Network released survey findings yesterday, […]