Texas Education

TX Senate Passes Budget That Fails to Restore $5.4 Billion in Education Cuts

TX Senate Passes Budget That Fails to Restore $5.4 Billion in Education Cuts
Wednesday, by a vote of 29-2, the Texas Senate passed a budget that fails to restore all of the $5.4 billion cut from public education in the 2011 session. Democratic Senators Wendy Davis and Sylvia Garcia were the lone votes against it.
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TX Education Rally Draws Crowd of 3,500 at State Capitol

TX Education Rally Draws Crowd of 3,500 at State Capitol
On Saturday afternoon, about 3,500 people (according to the Texas Tribune) from around the state marched up Congress Avenue for a rally in support of Texas’ children, its schools, its economy, and its future.
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Rick Perry's Job Poaching Presentation Falls Flat in CA

Rick Perry's Job Poaching Presentation Falls Flat in CA
Rick Perry's job-poachin' trip to California didn't sit well with the locals, especially when he tried to steal companies away from their local communities. In Oxnard, Perry met with Haas Automotive, located in Ventura County. The company is planning an expansion, and is flirting with leaving California rather than expand on land adjacent to their current headquarters.
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