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An America drowning in red ink is the land of the free no more
Topic - Susan Combs
Houston businessman Mike Collier has clinched the Democratic nominee for Texas comptroller.
The three Republicans vying to become Texas' next attorney general all promised Wednesday to continue suing the federal government constantly - emulating the office's current occupant, Greg Abbott, and his 30-plus lawsuits against what he calls Washington's overreach.
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.
A five-inch reptile has enough power in its tiny claws to hurl thousands of Americans into unemployment lines. It shows how the greenie Obama administration places a higher value on sand-dune lizards than it does on domestic energy production and jobs.
"There was one right here in Austin which is the Anita Uphaus early education center, and I referred to it as [the] Taj Mahal for tots," said Ms. Combs, who acts as the chief treasurer and accountant for the Lone Star state.
"You have to find a way to manage your local expenses in a way that meets the local needs and doesn't put everything into bricks and mortar but actually invests in the brains, invests in what's up here as opposed to some of these superstructures," she said.