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U.S. Rep. Joe Barton told woman he would report her to Capitol Police if she exposed his secret sex life (via… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
A state representative launched an anonymous Facebook page to lobby against a parks bond in his hometown of Frederi… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
In today’s Blast: State Rep. Armando Walle, D-Houston, announced today he’s seeking re-election to his Texas House… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Report: Texas special education director fired bit.ly/2mScrmb #txlege #txed https://t.co/k6eZaGUZb9
News: @texastribabby's @RepJoeBarton story has obliterated @TexasTribune's all-time record for story w most uniques… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
U.S. Rep. Joe Barton has apologized for a graphic nude photo of him that circulated online this week. bit.ly/2A07hd3
#Harvey was three months ago. These displaced families are still in limbo. bit.ly/2mPBAhr
Federal judge strikes down part of a Texas law curbing access to the most common second-trimester abortion procedur… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
The judge said the provision imposes an "undue burden" on women seeking second-trimester abortions in the state.
Via @TexasTribune: Judge strikes down Texas ban on common abortion procedure cbsaustin.com/news/local/jud…
#BREAKING: Federal judge strikes down Texas ban on common abortion procedure, @ShannonNajma reports bit.ly/2mTZfNK #txlege
From the @TexasTribune: U.S. Rep. Joe Barton apologizes for graphic online photo bit.ly/2ztqeW8?utm_me… https://t.co/N5P9XOaRzc
RT @PatrickSvitek: Looks like no #TX29 run for @RepWalle. He says in a statement that he's decided to run for re-election to his state Hous…
U.S. Rep. Joe Barton has apologized for a graphic nude photo of him that circulated online this week.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
It's still unclear how an explicit photo of @RepJoeBarton got onto social media, who put it there or whether its po… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
More than two days after a U.S. Border Patrol agent was killed and another seriously wounded while on patrol in Wes… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
U.S. Rep. Joe Barton has apologized for a graphic nude photo of him that circulated online. trib.it/2I https://t.co/mWIOYQJ7S6
Here’s how @RepJoeBarton is responding to a graphic photo of him posted on Twitter: texastribune.org/2017/11/22/us-… https://t.co/QrBnrxsQhN
@RepJoeBarton apologizes for graphic online photo texastribune.org/2017/11/22/us-… via @TexasTribAbby
Houston Councilman Dwight Boykins exploring run for Texas governor bit.ly/2zYFKsy
Can Texas politicians police themselves? bit.ly/2zYqLPl
How much damage did Harvey do to Texas homes? There may never be an exact answer. bit.ly/2mRV5WC
Texas Republicans spar with White House over latest disaster aid request: bit.ly/2mNM4xQ
RT @TexasTribAbby: U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, member of Judiciary Committee, puts out a statement alluding to Conyers allegations: https…
In today’s Blast: Gov. Greg Abbott endorsed four Republican incumbents today in the Texas House primaries. Subscrib… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
In search of a flood fix, one Houston community turned to a golf course: bit.ly/2mPaWVW
Citing inflation and state funding worries, most public universities in Texas are raising tuition by a few percenta… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Most Texas Republicans approve of Donald Trump. trib.it/1X https://t.co/lCZ3doW22N
How Texans can get help if they’ve experienced sexual harassment at work: bit.ly/2mTHhLt
Lawmakers aren't like the rest of us: They're difficult to regulate, even by other lawmakers. bit.ly/2hR5Dnb
State and national leaders, including Gov. Greg Abbott, said more resources should be devoted to border security fo… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Houston Councilman Dwight Boykins exploring run against Texas Gov. Greg Abbott bit.ly/2zWv9OO https://t.co/UcrFyRL76u
Texas' special education director is facing allegations from her old job in a small Oregon school district that she… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
4 years ago Texas passed a law allowing drug testing for unemployment benefits. Why hasn’t it been implemented?… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Days after a U.S. Border Patrol agent was killed and another seriously wounded, it still isn't clear what exactly h… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
This Texas House member was behind an anonymous Facebook page that campaigned against a local bond. trib.it/2E #txlege
Harvey was three months ago. These displaced families are still in limbo texastribune.org/2017/11/21/hur… via @TexasTribune
RT @mailbackwards: New office digs coming together! First step: get the disco ball working #tribunelife https://t.co/XOp4MkWpS3
#Harvey was three months ago. These displaced families are still in limbo trib.it/2D https://t.co/RJEZXt5Xhk
RT @PatrickSvitek: .@ginaortizjones gets @emilyslist endorsement in crowded primary to challenge @WillHurd in #TX23. She's @emilyslist's th…
What's the biggest threat to Texas Republicans? Texas Republicans. bit.ly/2mLuVoq
RT @PatrickSvitek: .@MissyShorey has been elected @DallasGOP chair, I'm told. She replaces @PhillipHuffines, who's running for Texas Senate…
Greg Abbott called the Hurricane relief funding "completely inadequate for the needs of the state of Texas." trib.it/2C
RT @TexasTribune: If you live in Texas and have been the subject of sexual harassment, here’s what you can do: trib.it/2z http…
Texas leaders may be calling for training on sexual harassment — but they can't require it for #txlege lawmakers. trib.it/2B
In today’s Blast: State Rep. Jason Villalba, R-Dallas, gets a primary challenger with heavyweight support, and a ne… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
The Gainesville State School for delinquent juveniles has been on the verge of crisis for more than a year.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @jsmccullou: A draft of the House's new sexual harassment policy, including training, has been sent to members for input. @charliegeren…
State leaders said they will drop plans for using an accounting maneuver to get around a ban on some toll projects. bit.ly/2mJJf0y
#txlege has given $20 million more in funding for a state program that seeks to discourage abortions. trib.it/2A
Texas House member behind anonymous Facebook page that campaigned against local parks bond bit.ly/2zTS39w https://t.co/gZTD9DKk1h
$1.9 million civil lawsuit follows new Texas special education director bit.ly/2zUZsFM https://t.co/lcdhKmdfgH
RT @TexasTribune: Politicians will take sexual harassment seriously when voters do, says @rossramsey. bit.ly/2mLgPTV
The #txlege Senate, ranked from the most conservative to the most liberal. bit.ly/2zUv5Pu https://t.co/eu2vgoB3EL
RT @PatrickSvitek: Wall is a major Houston-based GOP donor, would presumably have financial advantage out of the gate in such an abbreviate…
RT @PatrickSvitek: Here's some news — Kathaleen Wall is running for @JudgeTedPoe's seat: docquery.fec.gov/cgi-bin/forms/… #TX02
RT @jessicashortall: #ISupportTexasTribune because...I couldn't do my job without it, & Texas is better for it. I just became a member...yo…
Former Corpus Christi Mayor Dan McQueen is no longer running for the U.S. Senate against Ted Cruz. bit.ly/2zT6drB
New in TribTalk: For too many hospitals, the 340B program has become a road to profits. bit.ly/2mOJjMS
RT @PatrickSvitek: Inbox: @GovAbbott offers $20,000 reward for info leading to arrest of person/people responsible for "murder" of Border P…
RT @becca_aa: Settling in to our new digs! #TribuneLife https://t.co/XtvQMoXuSo
If you live in Texas and have been the subject of sexual harassment, here’s what you can do: trib.it/2z https://t.co/AE3Wemh2tU
RT @jsmccullou: With little to no regulation, #txlege members will start taking sexual harassment seriously when voters do, say @rossramsey
New digs, old pal: Welcome @pamelacolloff of @propublica @NYTmag, who’s officing w @TexasTribune starting today… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @eramshaw: It’s move-in day! Check out our new @TexasTribune digs — w/ cameos from @evanasmith @rossramsey @ayanmittra @rgibbs etal! #tr…
The @TexasTribune has MOVED! You'll find us now at 919 Congress Avenue. Follow along today as we unpack and get set… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Politicians will take sexual harassment seriously when voters do, says @rossramsey. bit.ly/2mLgPTV
Gov. Greg Abbott is calling for more resources following a Border Patrol agent's death. #txlege bit.ly/2zTL9Br
Most public universities in Texas are raising tuition by a few percentage points for 2018. bit.ly/2mJEt3b
He thought he had a free court-appointed lawyer. Then he got a bill for $10,000. Here's why:… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Not a single formal complaint of sexual harassment has been filed in either the #txlege House or Senate since 2011.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Led by @RepKevinBrady, the U.S. House took their first major step to drastically change the country's tax code this… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Texas gives $20 million more in funding for a controversial state program that seeks to discourage women from getti… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
In his confirmation hearing, Senators took issue with @JusticeWillett's controversial tweets related to LGBT issues… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
@tedcruz and @JohnCornyn withdrew their endorsements of Roy Moore this week. The Alabama U.S. Senate candidate all… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Following the #SutherlandSprings shooting, U.S. Sen. @JohnCornyn filed a bill to strengthen background checks.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Analysis: Texas has had 5,415 men in the #txlege and only 155 women. This is and always has been a boys club, often… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
As the number of toll road projects continues to ramp up in the name of easier commutes, thousands of Texans have t… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Steve Mostyn, a top Democratic donor and prominent Houston trial lawyer, died this week. bit.ly/2mBr1hQ https://t.co/svfDNd7WDu
In their own voices, 5 Texas "Dreamers" share how #DACA changed their lives and what it would mean to lose it.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
What's the human cost of immigration? Join the discussion at 11:30 a.m with former mayor of Uvalde @JAllenCarnes,… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
@wendydavis shares her story with the @TexasTribune: A lawmaker once cupped her breast at a political event.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
At 10:15 a.m., we'll discuss immigration and @realDonaldTrump with: @NatImmForum's @AldreteEddie @LIBREinitiative'… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Join us for a convo on immigration and the #txlege with state Reps. @DiegoBernalTX, @vote4ina and @JasonVillalba.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Follow reporter @emmaplatoff for updates on our immigration symposium happening today at @UTSA. bit.ly/2mFVV90 #ttevents
Texas cities are racing to annex land before a new law goes into effect on Dec. 1 that will make it harder for them… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
University of Houston System regents voted unanimously to create a medical school. Now, they just got to convince… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
LIVE: We're kicking off our symposium on immigration with @JoaquinCastrotx and former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Ant… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @amzam: Excited to be talking to high school students about journalism careers tomorrow at #NHSJC — one point I'm making? Your career st…
Can't attend our Immigration symposium? Follow reporter @emmaplatoff for updates. The first panel is at 6:30 PM w… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
ICYMI: Steve Mostyn, a top Democratic donor and prominent Houston trial lawyer, died Wednesday. He was 46. bit.ly/2mCJb2D
Amid blowback over an accounting maneuver, TxDOT has dropped a financing idea for several toll projects. trib.it/2w
Texas Republicans spar with the White House over its latest disaster aid request. bit.ly/2zNZBe6 #Harvey https://t.co/k6Gq6DD6s8
RT @PatrickSvitek: .@tedcruz a little more restrained than other Texas Republicans in statement on White House's latest disaster aid reques…
Texas can't technically require sexual harassment training for lawmakers. trib.it/2u
Abbott calls White House's latest disaster aid request "completely inadequate" compared to what Texans recovering f… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
A Russian Facebook page organized a protest in Texas. A different Russian page launched the counterprotest. trib.it/1S
RT @PatrickSvitek: .@JohnCornyn, asked whether he's ready to free up top OMB nominee that he's been blocking over #Harvey aid: "I'm not sat…
RT @PatrickSvitek: .@GovAbbott calls Roy Moore allegations "disgusting." "If they're true, I think he should not be in the race," Abbott s…
🚨 The @TexasTribune is MOVING. 🚨 👀 Heya #txlege — we're about to be even closer to you... 👀 twitter.com/i/moments/9316…
Defendants in Texas and across the country are sometimes asked to reimburse the government for the cost of their co… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @PatrickSvitek: At presser with @GovAbbott and @JohnCornyn, HUD deputy secretary announces $5 billion disaster recovery grant for Texas…
RT @PatrickSvitek: Surprise guest at @GovAbbott's #Harvey-related presser: @JohnCornyn https://t.co/GFJqSyHYvQ
Join us to discuss the #healthcare reform and the Texas, Nov. 21 at @DHRhealth in Edinburg! Details: bit.ly/2ymk7m6 #ttevents
RT @PatrickSvitek: .@TMFtx, who's considering running for the House again, teases a "special announcement" on Dec. 2, nine days before the…
RT @MWatkinsTrib: Got a comment from Senate Finance Chair Jane Nelson on UH's medical school. Not an explicit denunciation, but certainly n…
RT @thejrtop: @TexasTribune I will spend at least $470 a year going to and from work. It costs me $2.24 a day. #atxtraffic
Nearly 1 in 3 coaches surveyed by the @dallasnews knows of hazing that occurred at his or her school. bit.ly/2zLntii
 
 
 
 
 
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