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March 19, 2018

The University of Texas System: Board of Regents Approve Tuition Increase Proposals to Support Student Success

The University of Texas System Board of Regents today approved two-year tuition increases submitted by all academic UT institutions to provide them with critically needed revenue to boost student success, including an emphasis on increasing graduation rates and recruiting and retaining top faculty.

From The University of Texas System

March 19, 2018

Senator John Cornyn: Urges Support for Bill to Combat Online Sex Trafficking this Week

Today on the Senate floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) highlighted the importance of the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act and urged his colleagues to vote in favor of the legislation this week.

From Senator John Cornyn

March 19, 2018

Representative Eric Johnson: Moves To Dismiss The GOP's Frivolous Lawsuit

Texas State Representative Eric Johnson (D-Dallas) has filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit filed by the Dallas County Republican Party (DCRP) to throw numerous Democratic candidates off the 2018 ballot in Dallas County. The vast majority of the targeted candidates are minorities.

From Representative Eric Johnson

March 19, 2018

Ruby Faye Woolridge Campaign: Battle for Endorsements Heat up in Congressional District 6

National Democrats jumped into a North Texas Congressional race today with the hope of reshaping debate over hot-button issues such as education reform, affordable healthcare and immigration. Democratic National Committee member Celina Vasquez, who lives in Texas, together with a handful of Texas Democrats, rallied around Congressional District 6 candidate Ruby Faye Woolridge. Woolridge is in a runoff against political newcomer Jana Lynne Sanchez.

From Ruby Faye Woolridge Campaign

March 19, 2018

Office of the Attorney General: Paxton Files Brief in Support of Indiana's Sanctuary Cities Law

Leading a 13-state coalition, Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in support of Indiana’s right to defend and enforce its sanctuary cities law.

From Office of the Attorney General

March 19, 2018

Office of the Lieutenant Governor: Patrick Names Birdwell Chair of National Resources & Economic Development

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick appointed Sen. Brian Birdwell, R-Granbury, Chair of the Natural Resources and Economic Development Committee today and named Sen. Donna Campbell, R-New Braunfels, to the Senate Finance Committee.

From Office of the Lieutenant Governor