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Texas governor appoints John Scott as interim attorney general after Paxton impeached
Posted 11:55 AM 5/31/2023 by PAUL J. WEBER and JAKE BLEIBERG Associated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday appointed John Scott to temporarily serve as Texas' attorney general after the House of Representatives voted to impeach Ken Paxton, a Republican, over allegations of misconduct and crimes.
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US Border Patrol chief is retiring after seeing through end of Title 42 immigration restrictions
Posted 7:19 PM 5/30/2023 by COLLEEN LONG Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the U.S. Border Patrol announced Tuesday that he was retiring, after seeing through a major policy shift that seeks to clamp down on illegal crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border following the end of Title 42 pandemic restrictions.
Chief Raul Ortiz said in (More)
Texas House swiftly passes property tax bill, abruptly adjourns
Juror and spouse: Texas state Sen. Angela Paxton could vote in trial on husband's impeachment
Elizabeth Holmes enters Texas prison to begin 11-year sentence for notorious blood-testing hoax
Gov. Greg Abbott calls immediate special session to address property taxes and border issues
The 2023 Texas legislative session started with a “historic” budget surplus and ended with an impeached attorney general
Posted 6:31 PM 5/29/2023 by KATE MCGEE AND MATTHEW WATKINS | THE TEXAS TRIBUNE
Texas lawmakers fail to reach last-minute deal to cut property taxes
Lawmakers approve school safety bill that would require an armed person at every Texas campus
After historic drought, lawmakers agree on billion-dollar plan to expand water supplies, fix infrastructure
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No teacher raises, no vouchers: Lawmakers fail to reach compromise on school funding bill
Posted 11:20 AM 5/28/2023 by BRIAN LOPEZ | THE TEXAS TRIBUNE
GOP-controlled Texas House votes to impeach Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton
Posted 2:53 PM 5/27/2023 by ACACIA CORONADO, JIM VERTUNO and JAKE BLEIBERG Associated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House of Representatives voted Saturday to impeach scandal-plagued Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton, triggering his immediate suspension from duties and setting up a trial that could permanently remove the state's top lawyer from office.
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