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Friday, May 10th, 2013

Perry names Texas State undergrad as student regent

Gov. Rick Perry this week appointed Matthew Russell, a Texas State public administration senior, as the Texas State University System student regent. His one-year term begins June 1.

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

Straus overwhelmingly chosen House speaker

The Texas House formally re-elected San Antonio Republican Speaker Joe Straus. In a 132-15 record vote, members chose to stick with the moderate, "will-of-the-House" speaker as opposed to overthrowing him with someone more conservative. Two lawmakers, including...

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