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Texas is the Second Best State for Making a Living

Using data collected from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, C2ER and the Gallup-Healthway Well-Being Index, determined that Texas is the second best state to make a living. The Lone Star State was only beat out by Washington, which received the number one spot for the second year in a row this year. Jun 20, 2014 6:19 AM PT

Bikers Ride to Mexico to Free Jailed Marine

Thursday, a group of bikers set out on a 1,300 mile journey from Shiner, Texas to Tijuana Mexico to protest for the release of a U.S. Marine from a Mexican prison, according to Examiner. Jun 14, 2014 7:00 AM PT

Texas Men's Rights Group Sparks Controversy

A Houston-based men’s rights group has come under heavy criticism for attempting to host a conference on men’s issues later this month in Detroit. Conference organizers claim that they were required by Double Tree hotel, where the conference is being held, to purchase 2 million dollars in insurance and around the clock police presence. According to organizers, this is the hotel’s way to protect the hotel and its guests from alleged threats that were made against the event. Jun 13, 2014 6:02 AM PT

Hellfire and Brimstone Fly Over Gays at Texas GOP Convention

The Texas GOP Platform committee has approved language in the 2014 Texas Republican Platform to prohibit Texas from creating laws to ban reparative therapy when such treatment is sought by a patient. Other states, like California and New Jersey have passed laws that interfere in the doctor or therapist-relationship. Jun 7, 2014 5:13 PM PT

Austin Liberals Can't Afford the Taxes They Voted For

Texas is one of only seven states to not impose a state income tax on its inhabitants. While Texas has helped codify the state’s reputation for having low taxes, they can be extremely high for certain types of people. This is generally because the state has to make up for a lack of income tax revenue, which has resulted in very heavy property and sales taxes. Jun 5, 2014 6:08 AM PT

Texas to Keep Lethal Injection Manufacturers Secret

Texas officials have decided to keep the source of the drug used for lethal injections secret. Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott reportedly told officials at the Department of Criminal Justice they must “withhold the identifying information of the pharmacy and pharmacist” responsible for synthesizing the drug. Jun 5, 2014 5:29 AM PT

Judge Orders Affluenza Teen's Physiological Records

A Dallas judge has ordered attorneys of the Texas teen who killed four people with his car to turn over the psychologist’s records who claimed he suffered from affluenza. Last June, Ethan Couch plowed into a crowd of people while driving drunk. The crash left four dead and nine injured. Couch would receive no jail time for his crash--he would instead be sentenced to ten years of probation and rehabilitation as punishment. Jun 3, 2014 7:30 AM PT

Obama Must Respond to Jailed Marine's Petition

Last Friday Breitbart Texas reported on Andrew Tahmooressi, a 25-year-old marine who was imprisoned in Mexico for having illegal guns in his car. Tahmooressi claims he was driving to San Ysidro, California to meet a fellow veteran and accidentally took a wrong turn across the border. Crossing into Mexico with the firearms has resulted in his incarceration in a Mexican prison for over two months. Jun 1, 2014 8:14 AM PT

Log Cabin Republicans Denied Booth at Texas GOP Convention

On Thursday in a joint press release with The Metroplex Republicans, officials from The Log Cabin Republicans addressed being denied a booth at the Texas GOP Convention. Executive Director of the Log Cabin Republicans, Gregory T Angelo, told Breitbart Texas that his "blood is boiling” over being denied a spot for representing gay Republicans. May 30, 2014 1:34 PM PT

Report: Natural Disasters Not Caused by Climate Change

It has recently become very popular to blame natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and other bad weather on climate change. Groups like the National Wildlife Federation have gone to great lengths to try and convince people of this. May 29, 2014 9:06 AM PT

Texas Legislators and Their Sons: Favoritism at UT

It appears that Texas legislators used their power and influence to help get friends and family into both the University of Texas, and the University of Texas Law School, reports May 24, 2014 6:53 AM PT

Sierra Club Sues EPA with 'Friendly Lawsuit'

Arguing the agency “failed to do its duty to force tougher pollution controls,” the Sierra Club has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). May 24, 2014 6:16 AM PT

The Movement to Turn Texas Green and High

There is currently a lot of talk in Texas about how to turn the state blue, or how to keep it red. The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) however, is more interested in how to turn the state green. May 23, 2014 6:19 PM PT


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