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Attorney General Ken Paxton will face a trial in his nearly 9-year-old security case after a Harris County judge rejected his attempts to have the case dismissed. During a court hearing Friday in Houston, Harris County District Court Judge Andrea Beall denied Paxton's attempts to dismiss the charges, he argued that his right to a speedy trial had been violated. Now,...
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Vouchers Are Not A Relevant Topic To GOP Primary Voters. Abbott Wants to Change That

School choice was one the most visible discussion on education topics in 2023, but to...

‘The Cavalry Isn’t Coming,’ Texas Doesn’t Care About Public Schools

Despite having a historic budget surplus, and 246 days in session — the longest legislative...

Charter Schools Struggling As GOP Pushes for Vouchers

During the regular and special legislative sessions of the Texas legislature, proponents of school vouchers...

Tax Mayhem, Less Funding – The True Cost Of Voucher Programs

Governor Greg Abbott’s last proposed education savings account program could have cost the state more...

Texas Ranks 41st In Public Education Funding As Abbott Fights For Vouchers

Texas is one of the worst-funded states for public education, according to a new report....

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Texas Leads In Most Rape-Related Pregnancies Since Abortion Ban

The Lone Star State added another first-place trophy to its shelf of dubious honors this...

Texas Has Highest Percentage Of Uninsured Residents In The Nation

Amidst the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government implemented measures to facilitate the...

Texas No. 2 During Record-Breaking Obamacare Enrollment

For the third straight year, enrollees in the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare)...

Texas Leads Nation in Medicaid Disenrollment

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government stepped in to make it...

Texas Ranked The Worst State For Children Mental Health Services

Texas ranked as the worst state regarding access to children’s mental health services, but state...

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