Posted: Dec 6, 2012 4:30 AM
Updated: Dec 6, 2012 4:30 AM
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst will discuss higher education today during an event in Fort Worth. Dewhurst is set to talk about how the state's universities may be affected in the 2013 legislative session.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Lawyers representing the state of Texas will call their first witness today in the sweeping school finance trial. The lawsuit was filed by school districts, which said the way the state allocates money for education is inadequate and unfair.
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) A prominent South Texas attorney will be sentenced today for paying kickbacks to a judge who turned his courtroom into a moneymaking operation. Ray Marchan was convicted in June.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) Louisiana's Acadian Ambulance Service is acquiring a north Texas company and expanding its operations in the state. The ambulance company bought StarPlus EMS in McKinney. Acadian now operates in 33 Texas counties.