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Texas lawmaker to push bill on foreclosed gas leases

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State Rep. Jim Keffer, R-Eastland, saw his previous bill to address the problems in the Barnett Shale vetoed by Gov. Rick Perry.

Eager Texas lawmakers file bills on gay marriage, open carry

As the 84th legislative session nears, other proposals include eliminating daylight-saving time and red-light cameras, expanding gambling and raising the minimum wage.

Abbott taps Valley leader Cascos as Secretary of State

Texas’ governor-elect also tells reporters that legal action should be considered if President Barack Obama takes executive action as promised on immigration, without getting congressional approval.

3 candidates from Fort Worth face different futures

For the triumphant George P. Bush, the future is wide-open. For Wendy Davis and Larry Meyers, the course is far less certain.

Konni Burton reclaims Texas Senate District 10 for Republican Party

Republican Tony Tinderholt takes early lead in House District 94; incumbents in Tarrant County state legislative races are leading in re-election bids.