Nearly 40 percent lately
"Thirty-one percent of school districts are still receiving less funding per pupil than they did prior to the dramatic budget cuts of 2011."
Campaign to campaign
"I was the first member of Congress to contribute to Donald Trump."
"Students at the University of Texas in Austin have been advised not to wear cowboy boots or cowboy hats on Halloween."
Newspaper no longer endorses candidates
Says Gerald Daugherty is endorsed by the Austin American-Statesman.
Five adoptive parents
"Several elected state officials have opened their homes to children in need of loving families."
'I don't know whether'
Says Gerald Daugherty advocated lowering the penalty for crimes like strangulation in domestic violence cases because "they just ‘throw more people into the’" jail "‘system."
"Donald Trump's education plan to dramatically slash funding for public education would fire 49,000 Texas teachers."
Says that compared to direct sales by manufacturers, consumers "save avg of $500 per car sold through franchised dealer model."
Estimates at work
Says over 90 percent of Travis County’s eligible residents have registered to vote.
She's said otherwise since 2000
Hillary Clinton "supports unlimited abortion on demand up until the moment of birth, including partial-birth abortion, with taxpayer funding."
"You would receive a citation for taking a dildo to class" at the University of Texas.
School yes, welfare no
Says most illegal immigrants draw "welfare benefits, they’re sending their kids to school, they’re using the public services."
"Texas has lost the most law enforcement officers in the line of duty of any state in America."
UPDATED: Overlooks giant west coast state
"If Texas were a country our economy would rank # 10...in the WORLD."
Does not fully compute
"If Congress fails to act, the Obama administration intends to give away control of the internet to an international body akin to the United Nations."
Costs at both ends of childhood
Child care costs "in some states now exceed the average price tag for college tuition."
Says that in 2015, "illegal" immigrants accounted for 75 percent of federal drug possession convictions and 5 percent to 30 percent of convictions for murder and kidnapping plus two other crimes.
Jones said it 'pretty much didn't happen'
Says Alex Jones "said that the victims of the Sandy Hook massacre were child actors and no one was actually killed there."
'cept Dallas, Houston, the border region...
"All of Texas is conservative, except a little bit of Austin."
Wary of campus carry
Says there are "concrete examples" of University of Texas job applicants or prospective applicants and students as well as invited speakers changing their minds because of handguns being allowed in campus buildings and classrooms.