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Perry offered to restore vetoed funds if Travis DA quit, sources say

Even after Gov. Rick Perry stripped funding for the office that prosecutes state public corruption cases, his emissaries worked to swap the resignation of the Travis County district attorney for restoration of the money, several sources told The Texas Tribune this week.

Texas Lottery Commission delays decision on expanding bingo rules

Commissioners will seek more public comment and revisit the issue.

Critics invited to submit ideas to reform Texas traffic violators surcharge program

Texas lawmakers are unlikely to abolish the state program that imposes surcharges on Texas drivers on top of the fines and legal fees attached to traffic violations, the chairman of the House committee that oversees the program said Monday. But he encouraged critics to submit recommendations for reform to the 2015 Legislature.

Politicians say it’s time to pay equal salaries to Texas women

Women earn 77 percent of what men are paid for the same work, White House statistics show.

Fights for state education board heat up

Two North Texas seats to the State Board of Education are in the May 27 runoff