With the Texas primary runoffs behind us, several big Republican feuds have concluded and we’ve learned a little about the 2015 Legislature.
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David Dewhurst and Dan Branch face tough runoff races, and some want them to concede. But they shouldn’t—for voters’ sake, and their own.
Democratic astroturf group Balance PAC, otherwise known as “Texans 4 Justice,” claims to provide media services to candidates who’ve never heard of it.
The creators of the Reasoning Mind math software have found great success getting funding from the State of Texas. Along with a slick product, they just so happen to have close friends in the highest ranks of big oil.
Sen. Kel Seliger’s bill that could cut through the University of Texas System regents’ current power struggle with the Legislature was heard by the House Higher Education Committee early Wednesday morning.
Lawmakers will decide later this session whether to go ahead with funding colleges based on performance, but on Wednesday lawmakers took up a proposal to dramatically expand the system.
The Lead: A Bush was back in the Texas Capitol yesterday. Jeb Bush, that is. The former Florida governor was a guest of Sen. […]
Dallas Rep. Dan Branch has introduced a bill that could tie up to 25 percent of higher ed funding to “outcomes” like quick graduation, doubling down on a controversial proposal he backed last session.
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.