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TEXAS grants are awarded to students  with financial need attending public universities like UTSA.
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As the number of students eligible for the state’s largest financial aid program grows, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board is projecting a substantial drop in the percentage of eligible students who will receive the award.

Initial budget proposals filed in the Texas House and Senate this week keep funding flat for the Toward EXcellence, Access, & Success (TEXAS) Grant Program.


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The 86th Texas Legislature is underway and many are wondering if this is the session when overdue repairs are made to the Public Information Act, including one loophole that helps police departments hide what happens when a suspect dies while in custody.

 


David Martin Davies / Texas Public Radio

As the 86th Texas Legislature begins, many are wondering if this is the session when overdue repairs are made to the state's damaged public information act.  This includes a law dubbed the "Dead Suspect Loophole." 

We talk to the family of an 18-year-old who died while in custody of the Mesquite Police Department. They were told they could not gain access to details relating to Graham's death because of this controversial law. 


Eileen Pace

CyberSecurity San Antonio will have a new leader while Port San Antonio adds a new director of cybersecurity — moves some view as indicative of a growing industry.

courtesy Emilio Navaira IV

The San Antonio Symphony will soon do a show honoring one of the masters — but not one of the European ones. It’s a tribute to a local master, Emilio Navaira, and his son Diego Navaira thinks it’s a little strange.


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