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June 24, 2019 - 7:07 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Days after Austin's City Council approved changes to the city's "no sit/no lie" and camping ordinances, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is issuing a warning to city leaders. Sunday night, Abbott tweeted, "If Austin— or any other Texas city—permits camping on city streets it will be...
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June 21, 2019 - 12:56 pm
AUSTIN (Texas Tribune) -- Gov. Greg Abbott announced Friday that the state will deploy 1,000 troops from the Texas National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border to aid the federal government with border security efforts.
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June 16, 2019 - 8:45 am
By Riane Roldan, The Texas Tribune AUSTIN (Texas Tribune) -- Gov. Greg Abbott signed the state’s roughly $250 billion budget Saturday, bringing a session-long effort to address the Legislature’s top priorities — school funding and property taxes — to a close. A spokesman for Abbott confirmed that...
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June 13, 2019 - 9:05 pm
AUSTIN (Texas Tribune) -- Heading off the prospect of everyone in Texas being able to call themselves plumbers, Gov. Greg Abbott extended the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners and its licensing law until 2021 Thursday via an executive order.
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June 12, 2019 - 4:14 pm
AUSTIN (Texas Tribune) -- Against the backdrop of an Austin burger joint struggling with its property taxes, Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law Wednesday an expansive reform measure meant to slow the growth of Texans’ property tax bills, long a priority issue for GOP state leaders.
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June 11, 2019 - 1:58 pm
AUSTIN (Texas Tribune) -- Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law one of lawmakers' biggest achievements this year, a massive overhaul of Texas' long-beleaguered school finance system.
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June 11, 2019 - 9:13 am
AUSTIN (Texas Tribune) -- Great news, children of Texas: Your unlicensed lemonade stands soon won’t be criminal enterprises.
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June 06, 2019 - 2:42 pm
AUSTIN (Texas Tribune) -- Capping off a yearslong effort to prevent another school shooting like the Santa Fe High tragedy, Gov. Greg Abbott signed a series of bills into law Thursday that would, among other things, strengthen mental health initiatives available to children and allot money to...
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Marjorie Kamys Cotera for The Texas Tribune
June 04, 2019 - 6:06 pm
DALLAS (Texas Tribune) -- In his first public bill signing following the end of this year's legislative session, Gov. Greg Abbott signed five bills Tuesday, measures that aim to combat human trafficking, eliminate the state's rape kit backlog, and expand resources for survivors of sexual assault.
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June 04, 2019 - 2:43 pm
AUSTIN (Texas Tribune) -- Texas Gov. Greg Abbott claimed Tuesday he can keep Texas' plumbing board alive without calling a special legislative session, as he reassured plumbers who were worried their profession will no longer be subject to state regulations.
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