Texas has a couple laws
"Texas is one of only a handful of states that does not have an equal pay law."
Trump's mostly No. 1
Says Donald Trump "has the second-highest disapproval ratings of anyone running for president."
French ranks No. 3 nationally
"Vietnamese is the third most commonly spoken language in Texas."
UPDATED: Border security bill would allow road construction on federal land
Says Will Hurd "cosponsored a bill that would militarize our border and allow 200 miles of new roads to be built in the Big Bend region -- cutting up our beloved park."
"When adjusted for inflation, (Texas) per-student spending has remained relatively flat over the past 16 years. Despite that trend, Texas schools in 2017 will receive $381 less per student than they did in 2003."
Closer to 94103
"The first tweet was sent from Austin."
Students mastered test
Before 2005, "the percentage of" Texas high school "students meeting the college readiness standards of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board stood at 28% in English and 42% in math. Those figures stood at 65% and 66% in 2013."
"Austin is number one in Texas in startups, venture capital and patents."
Short view: $23,000
University of Texas undergraduate student debt "is less than $21,000… probably one of the lowest debts across the nation."
"The Obama administration has even joined Islamist governments in sponsoring a U.N. resolution that would shred our First Amendment by threatening to make discussion of radical Islamism potentially illegal."
Inflate your tires, not your stats
"We have been focusing so much, especially the Texas Department of Transportation, on that 97 percent of people in single-occupancy vehicles."
"This is not a joke: the president wants to house illegal aliens on our nation’s military installations."
"Bernie Sanders voted with Republicans to protect the Minutemen, a hate group that used military tactics against our community."
If Austin voters reject Proposition 1, a "completely new City-run" criminal background check "process will cost millions in processing fees, additional staff, and bureaucracy" with taxpayers getting "the bill."
"Texas has 600,000 registered voters who don’t have the kind of photo ID needed to vote."
Says it’s "absurd" to say there’s enough data to establish a link between playing football and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy.
None in 2016
Austin’s Stop Abuse for Everyone has seen in its offices "sexual assault survivors that report being attacked by their ridesharing drivers, at a rate of one per month."
Statistics show "you are about nine times more likely to be assaulted by a taxi driver" in Austin than a driver for a ride-hailing service.
Pride over wide is misplaced
"The Katy Freeway, or Interstate 10 west of Houston, is the widest freeway in the world, with up to 26 lanes, including frontage road lanes."
Negative pricing? Sometimes
"Right now, here in Texas, wind power is already cheaper than dirty fossil fuels."
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