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GOP states sue Biden administration over new border policy

Jan. 24, 2023 20:04 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Twenty states with GOP attorneys general on Tuesday sued the Biden administration over a major change in immigration policy that would turn away more migrants but still allow 360,000 people to legally enter each year from Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua and Venezuela. ...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Jan. 23, 2023 07:33 AM EST

Austin American-Statesman. January 18, 2023. Editorial: Legislators should use $33 billion surplus to meet state needs Property tax cuts helpful to many, but state has other needs, too As public policy dilemmas go, it’s not a bad one to have. ...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Jan. 16, 2023 07:12 AM EST

Austin American-Statesman. January 11, 2023. Editorial: Lawmakers must defeat anti-LGBTQ agenda at Texas Capitol Not this mean-spirited foolishness again. The 88th Texas Legislature convened on Tuesday with Republicans making clear they plan to spend...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Jan. 09, 2023 07:11 AM EST

Austin American-Statesman. January 8, 2023. Editorial: The border crisis needs solutions, leaders The bad news at the U.S. border with Mexico keeps getting worse as growing numbers of desperate migrants pile up at ports of entry seeking refuge from violence,...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Dec. 19, 2022 15:19 PM EST

Dallas Morning News. December 18, 2022. Editorial: Ken Paxton’s privacy invasion on transgender Texans We should all be worried about his big state data dive. Normally when we worry about big government surveilling its own people, it’s a hostile...

Trump's long-teased White House bid is low key in 1st week

Nov. 23, 2022 05:37 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — From the moment he left the White House in defeat last year, Donald Trump has teased the prospect of a third presidential campaign. But in the week since he officially declared his candidacy, the former president has been uncharacteristically low key. There has been...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Nov. 22, 2022 07:18 AM EST

Indianapolis Business Journal. November 18, 2022. Editorial: Actionable workforce proposals are step to a better Indiana Call us jaded. We’ve seen dozens of recommendations over the years for boosting the state’s workforce readiness and preparing Indiana for the...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Nov. 16, 2022 15:41 PM EST

Orlando Sentinel. November 11, 2022. Editorial: As Florida’s veteran population changes, meet new needs Ask most Floridians to envision a typical military veteran and they’ll probably describe an older man, possibly wearing a ball cap embroidered with the details...

2022 midterms live updates: Latest election news from AP

Nov. 09, 2022 20:42 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Follow along for real-time, on-the-ground updates on the 2022 U.S. midterm elections from The Associated Press. Live updates — all times Eastern — are produced by AP journalists around the country. You can find updates from Election Night itself at this page....

GOP’s Ken Paxton wins 3rd term as Texas attorney general

Nov. 09, 2022 01:08 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton won reelection Tuesday, adding to Republicans' decades of dominance in the state’s top offices despite a slew of legal problems and dysfunction in his agency. Paxton secured a third term as Texas’ top lawyer, setting up...