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  • Texas officials reject Confederate license plate

     
    The nine-member Texas Department of Motor Vehicles board, all appointees of Gov. Rick Perry, voted at their regular meeting in Austin against offering the plates after hearing hours of testimony opposing the plates.
  • Texas Psychologist Punished in Death Penalty Cases

    Texas Psychologist Punished in Death Penalty Cases
    The Texas Tribune A psychologist who examined 14 inmates who are now on Texas’ death row — and two others who were subsequently executed — and found them intellectually competent enough to face the death penalty agreed on Thursday never...

    Filibuster Propels Wendy Davis Into Spotlight

    Filibuster Propels Wendy Davis Into Spotlight
    Texas Tribune Texas Democrats never had much hope in this Legislature, where Republicans have a huge majority and an unshakeable drive to slash spending without raising taxes or dipping into the state’s giant savings account. Don’t tell...

    Victim's Son Objects to Executing Man in Hate Crime Death

    Victim's Son Objects to Executing Man in Hate Crime Death
    As Texas prepares to execute one of his father's killers, Ross Byrd hopes the state shows the man the mercy his father, James Byrd Jr., never got when he was dragged behind a truck to his death. "You can't fight murder with murder," Ross Byrd, 32, told...

    Rodney Ellis sides with Muslim school not allowed to join TAPPS

    Rodney Ellis sides with Muslim school not allowed to join TAPPS
    Houston state senator Rodney Ellis won’t let up trying to get a private school association to let a Muslim school join them. The Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools rejected Houston’s Iman Academy back in 2010. But Iman isn&...