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By David Keene
Allowing states to innovate could reduce dependency on bureaucracy
Topic - Susan Combs
The University of Texas Center for Identity says it's using $5 million in state money for a resource center that will allow Texans to better deal with identity theft and online fraud.
Corpus Christi Caller-Times. Jan. 15, 2014.
Forty-thousand dollars per student sounds like the annual price tag for tuition at a prestigious college. But it's actually the projected cost to build a pre-kindergarten school in Austin, Texas, that has state officials sparring with the local school board.
SOLUTION MAKERS: A top Texas official says it's time to improve the science that determines which animals get listed under the federal Endangered Species Act, calling on Congress to create a $50 million fund for independent research that also would factor in the economic damage to communities when a species is designated for protection.
The top elected woman in Texas gave the Republican Party a tongue-lashing Wednesday, saying her party showed in this week's off-year elections that it can be clueless when it comes to connecting with women voters.
Construction of a racetrack to host the U.S. Grand Prix starting next year has been halted in a contract dispute between Formula One, race promoters and developers.
Texas Comptroller Susan Combs got the money as a rider to the current state budget and said Thursday she hoped the center would enable people to better manage identity risks.
Texas Comptroller Susan Combs says shoppers can save money up front by not having to pay sales tax when buying certain appliances during the holiday weekend.