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Texas Gov. Abbott begins re-election bid with no rivals yet
Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott launched his re-election bid Friday with no clear rival in sight, the money to likely outspend any eventual challenger and a new immigration crackdown that could test in 2018 support among Hispanic voters he aggressively courted four years ago.
Patrick proposes millions for teacher bonuses, retirement
McAllen announces run for Texas Railroad Commission
Parks and rec board member appointed to Lake Dallas City Council
The Lake Dallas City Council unanimously appointed longtime resident Cheryl McClain to fill a vacant council seat during a regular meeting Thursday night. She will replace former Place 3 council member Steve Forgey, who stepped down in June to travel more with his family.
Partisanship increases in local elections
Partisanship is seeping into municipal and school board elections in North Texas.
AP analysis: District lines affected Texas House vote
Voting districts drawn by Texas' Republican-controlled Legislature helped the party win nearly four more U.S. House seats than it otherwise would have in the last election, which was more than any other state, an Associated Press analysis of the results of federal and state legislative races found.
Texas leads in jobs growth
Senate panel advances bathroom legislation
Denton LGBT groups show their colors for pride month
Denton's LGBT community seems to be growing in both visibility and in its push for equal rights. Sunday, Denton's LGBT community and supporters will celebrate Pride, a national monthlong observance of the Stonewall riots in New York, and the political push for equality that followed.
Fisher announces candidacy for congressional seat
William Fisher, a Democrat from Flower Mound, has officially announced his candidacy for Texas Congressional District 26.
Ethics reforms still alive for Denton City Council
UNT removes parking meters near Fry Street
Remap case could affect Texas
Already grappling with the potential impact of a recent Supreme Court ruling on racial gerrymandering, Texas political observers faced the possibility of a new and broader challenge to the state's congressional map Monday as the court took up a Wisconsin case on partisan gerrymandering.