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University officials have argued tuition increases are necessary to keep pace with inflation, recruit and retain employees, and offset declining state support.
Julián Castro’s campaign is suggesting that it no longer sees having a national platform as a must. Instead, it’s staking its hopes on a strong finish in Iowa, Nevada and Castro’s home state of Texas.
U.S. Rep. Will Hurd nodded to one of his political priorities with his endorsement of candidate Tony Gonzales: helping create a more diverse Texas GOP.
Texas state officials announced they plan on taking over the state’s largest school district.
In May, the Texas Transportation Commission established an ambitious goal of ending all road fatalities by 2050, budgeting $600 million to enhance safety.
Texas voters also offered wide support of funding for parks and the adoption of retired law enforcement animals by their handlers.
Beto O’Rourke announced his decision to drop out of the presidential race Friday evening, ahead of a major Democratic gathering here in Iowa.
State Rep. Roland Gutierrez will announce he’s running for Senate in District 19, a seat won by Republican Pete Flores in a 2018 special election.
Compared to the nation, Texas’ fourth-grade math and reading scores were flat; eighth-grade scores stayed the same in math and fell significantly in reading.