Monthly Archives: December 2013

Former CPRIT Executive Indicted on Charges of Deception

Former CPRIT Executive Indicted on Charges of Deception by Becca Aaronson and Alexa Ura December 6, 2013 Enlargephoto by: Bob Daemmrich Jerry Cobbs at a CPRIT Foundation meeting in 2009. A Travis County grand jury has indicted Jerry Cobbs, a former high-ranking … Continue reading

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Maya Angelou’s tribute to Nelson Mandela

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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, 1918 – 2013  1 photo QUICK FACTS NAME: Nelson Mandela OCCUPATION: Civil Rights Activist, World Leader, Writer BIRTH DATE: July 18, 1918 DEATH DATE: December 05, 2013 EDUCATION: Clarkebury Boarding Institute, Wesleyan College, University College of Fort Hare, University of London, University of Witwatersrand, … Continue reading

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Texas municipal courts processing fewer traffic cases

The number of traffic tickets written in Texas’ largest jurisdictions continues to decline, though… Read the whole entry »

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Children in America are Starving and Entire Families out on the streets

GOP’s $40 Billion Food Stamps Cuts Is A Drop In The Bucket By Robert Gehl on September 19, 2013 By watching the news, you’d think the $40 billion cut to Food Stamps approved by the House of Representatives is nothing short of … Continue reading

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What will the boost in Medicaid Payments in Texas mean to You?

State Gets Federal OK to Boost Medicaid Payments by Becca Aaronson and Shefali Luthra UPDATED: A year after Texas was slated to increase Medicaid payments to primary care physicians under the Affordable Care Act, the state has received federal approval to implement the … Continue reading

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Red Light Cameras are back in news

Governor’s Race Shines Spotlight Again on Debate Over Red Light Cameras by Aman Batheja Three candidates for Texas governor have taken different positions on red light cameras, a controversial traffic enforcement tool employed by dozens of Texas cities.

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