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Texas Senate Interim Charges Released – Includes Some Priorities, Lacks Others

Monday, Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick (R), released his list of interim charges to all Senate committees. Every legislative cycle, the leaders of each respective legislative chamber issue interim charges for each committee to study in preparation for the next…

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Re-Regulate Tuition, Repeal Tuition “Set Asides”

For most of Texas history, tuition rates at public colleges and universities were set by the Texas Legislature. That changed in 2003 when lawmakers “de-regulated” tuition and voted to give the state universities the ability to set their own rates,…

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Taxpayers Subsidizing Mavericks Decision to Forego National Anthem

Mark Cuban and the Dallas Mavericks’ decided to axe the pre-game playing of the national anthem for the foreseeable future—a development that sparked widespread condemnation from Texans. [email protected] Your decision to cancel our National Anthem at @dallasmavs games is a…