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Prop. 1 Could Give $1.4 Billion For New Toll Roads

Texas voters, who have begun taking a dim view of the proliferation of toll roads, will be asked on the November ballot to divert dollars currently headed for the state’s “rainy day fund” over to the Texas Department of Transportation. The claim is compelling: without the new funds, TxDOT will be broke and unable to maintain, much less build, roads. The underlying threat is that any new construction would be tolled. Sep 12, 2014 5:16 AM PT

Who Stood Against Perry?

AUSTIN, Texas -- In light of the malicious prosecution of Governor Rick Perry, Republican lawmakers are rushing to jump on the bandwagon opposing the Democrats politically motivated action. But several House Republicans loyal to liberal House Speaker, Joe Straus, bear responsibility for setting the stage leading to the indictments. Aug 17, 2014 8:06 AM PT

TxDOT Spending On Jetpacks, Not State Highways

AUSTIN, Texas -- On the November general election ballot, Texas voters will be asked to approve a constitutional amendment diverting dollars currently intended for the state’s “rainy day fund” to the state’s highway fund. The premise of the “yes” campaign to Proposition 1 is that Texas is running out of funds to build and maintain state highways. Aug 8, 2014 5:21 AM PT

Taxpayers Pinched for Pizza Subsidy

AUSTIN, Texas--One of three pizza parlors in Taylor, north of Austin, is getting more than $200,000 in taxpayer money as an incentive to expand operations. The handout came after a Texas A&M Engineering Extensive Service report found that there were was a "lack of youth activities/hangouts” in the city north of Austin. The award comes with new criticism heard statewide on such programs. Critics charge that "economic incentive" programs represent taxpayer dollars being used to "pick winners and losers." Jul 29, 2014 9:21 AM PT

Texas Monthly: Powers Misled Admissions Investigation

AUSTIN, Texas--In an article published by Texas Monthly today profiling embattled UT Regent Wallace Hall, who uncovered evidence of legislative clout abuse in admissions and is at the center of an impeach inquiry for his work, it was revealed that resigning UT President Bill Powers reportedly "misled" investigators. Jul 10, 2014 8:24 AM PT

UT President Resigns Under Pressure

AUSTIN, Texas--After three years of deteriorating relations with his employers on the University of Texas Board of Regents and a growing scandal involving legislators allegedly using their clout to get friends and family admitted without proper qualifications, UT president Bill Powers on Wednesday offered his resignation effective June 2015. Jul 10, 2014 6:29 AM PT

Kay Bailey Hutchison Defends UT President, Calls Him ‘A Great Leader’

AUSTIN, Texas--As UT President Bill Powers seeks to hold on to his job in the face of a growing admissions scandal where powerful lawmakers and their donors were allegedly given preferential admissions, the new leader of the alumni association is standing by Powers. Former U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison wrote to alumni this weekend that Powers “is a great leader; he deserves better than this." Jul 7, 2014 5:42 AM PT

Report: UT’s President Refuses To Resign

AUSTIN, Texas--A Friday, July 4, deadline passed for the University of Texas president to resign his post over a growing admissions scandal, withsources telling the Austin American Statesman that Bill Powers is now trying to negotiate for a longer stay at UT. Breitbart Texas was the first to report on Friday that UT System Chancellor told Powers to resign his post or face termination at the Board of Regents meeting on July 10. Jul 6, 2014 7:14 AM PT

Sources: Whistleblower Forcing Out UT President

AUSTIN, Texas--Two highly placed sources say University of Texas president Bill Powers has been given a choice: resign by the end of the day July 4, or be fired next week. The order comes as a whistleblower has allegedly stepped forward with information tying Powers directly to a growing admissions scandal. The sources tell Breitbart Texas that the decision to axe Powers came early Thursday, with the ultimatum handed down by UT Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa and Board of Regents chairman Paul Foster. Jul 4, 2014 10:28 AM PT

Texas Sales Revenues Rise

Monthly sales tax revenues in Texas are up 8.5 percent from May 2013, marking the 50th straight month of state revenue growth according to Comptroller Susan Combs. Jun 21, 2014 6:39 AM PT

Where's the Beef for Texas? Chipotle Says Australia

Saying they cannot find the cows they want in domestically, Chipotle is importing beef from Australia. That doesn't sit well with Texas' Commissioner of Agriculture, who says the company is being "irresponsible." Jun 18, 2014 5:50 AM PT

After Defeat Deuell Faces Lawsuit

AUSTIN, Texas--After being turned out of office by primary voters in the May runoff, State Sen. Bob Deuell (R-Greenville) now finds himself facing a lawsuit from a conservative pro-life organization allegedly he illegally attempted the silence the group during the election. Jun 12, 2014 6:43 AM PT

18 Students Arrested Protesting U Texas President

After occupying the office of University of Texas President Bill Powers, 18 students were arrested on charges of criminal trespass. They were protesting a new “shared services” program that would consolidate jobs and out-source work. Without endorsing their tactics, one conservative activist says the students might be missing a real scandal. Apr 26, 2014 7:09 AM PT

Mainstream Media Push Democrats’ Anti-Perry Narrative

Texas media is running without a question a narrative being spoon-fed to them by a liberal activist group seeking to derail Gov. Rick Perry’s presumed 2016 presidential ambitions. Not once has the Dallas Morning News, Austin American Statesman or other newspaper disclosed the political leanings of “Texans for Public Justice” in breathless reporting of the charges brought by the organization against Perry. Nor have they noted that the “special prosecutor” appointed to the case is a Democrat. Apr 22, 2014 10:33 AM PT

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