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State Sen. Craig Estes faces two opponents in primary race to represent Denton's north side
A three-way Republican race for Texas Senate District 30 has proved to be the one to watch heading into the March 6 primary.
Texas Senate campaign video criticizes Fallon's attendance
Denton County politicians lace up their racing shoes
Democrats hold candidate forum in Roanoke
Six candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for county, state and federal offices will appear in a forum beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Roanoke Public Library, 308 S. Walnut St.
Texas voter registration deadline looms for November election
The Nov. 7 ballot is important for people who care about the constitutions — the state and local constitutions, that is.
Denton County legislators rehash summer sessions in Austin
Four state representatives and one state senator, all representing Denton County, told a room full of business owners and other elected officials that the balance between state and local control is delicate.
Governor suggests ‘bathroom bill’ likely dead — for now
AUSTIN -- Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday he revived a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people even though he was told it would never get a vote in the GOP-controlled state House, while signaling that the twice-failed effort is dead for the foreseeable future.
Texas Senate OKs restricting insurance coverage for abortion
The Republican-controlled Texas Senate backed a plan Saturday night to restrict insurance coverage for abortions, over the objections of opponents who expressed concern it could force some women to make heart-wrenching choices because no exceptions will be made in cases of rape and incest.
GOP candidate forum slated for Tuesday in Prosper
Republican candidates for federal, state and county offices are expected to participate in a forum Tuesday night in Prosper.