Trump disbands manufacturing council

President Donald Trump says he's ending a pair of White House advisory councils that were staffed by corporate chief executives. CEOs have been resigning since Saturday, when Trump blamed both sides for the weekend violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, between white supremacists and counterprotesters. The resignation…

Rep. Jeb Hensarling visits Tyler Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday

Represenative Jeb Hensarling stopped by the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday morning as part of a tour through East Texas during the Congressional summer recess.   Hensarling first was elected in 2002 and is a recognized conservative leader in Congress. Communication Director Stami Williams said the purpose of Hensarling's visits in

Former Texas Gov. Mark White dies at 77

JIM VERTUNO, Associated Press AUSTIN - Former Texas Gov. Mark White, a Democrat from Henderson who championed public education reforms that included the landmark “no-pass, no-play” policy for high school athletes, has died. He was 77. His wife Linda said he died Saturday in Houston. White was governor from 1983 until 1987. He was Texas

Texas teachers could see pay raises if East Texas lawmaker's bill passes special session

Texas teachers could see an average pay increase of $1,000 if an East Texas lawmaker's bill makes it through the special session. State Rep. Travis Clardy, a Nacogdoches Republican representing Rusk, Nacogdoches and Cherokee counties, was asked by Gov. Greg Abbott to write a bill upping teacher compensation - one of 20 items Abbott placed on the

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Trump disbands manufacturing council

President Donald Trump says he's ending a pair of White House advisory councils that were staffed by corporate chief executives. CEOs have…

16 August 2017 [12:55 PM]
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Former Texas Gov. Mark White dies at 77

JIM VERTUNO, Associated Press AUSTIN - Former Texas Gov. Mark White, a Democrat from Henderson who championed public education reforms that…

05 August 2017 [03:53 PM]
GOP leaders claim momentum as health bill clears hurdles

WASHINGTON - Republican leaders drove their long-promised legislation to dismantle Barack Obama’s health care law over its first big hurdles in the House on Thursday, claiming fresh momentum despite cries of protest from right, left and center. After grueling all-night…

10 March 2017 [12:16 AM]
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