Texas Legislature

Ryan Poppe

Lawmakers at the state Capitol are trying to determine what measures they might take during the upcoming legislative session to provide Texas teachers with better financial incentives to remain in their current district.

 


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Ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, Texans will be seeing — and hearing — a lot of  campaign ads. But, on top of the typical election year barrage of political commercials, some rural Texans will also be seeing a very different kind of ad.

 

 

Ryan E. Poppe

The start of 2019 legislative session is just around the corner, and state agencies are developing their two-year budgets. But during the planning process, those agencies also have to figure out how they might cut their budgets.


Ryan E. Poppe

State lawmakers learned Wednesday how Texas is struggling to help African American and Latino students secure college or career readiness degrees.


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There’s no denying it: Texas is facing a shortage of physicians just as the state’s population ages, and an influx of retirees relocate to Texas.

Meanwhile, state lawmakers and the medical community are trying to figure out a solution to the growing problem.


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