Closer by the minute
Since January 2015, the "majority of our" Austin City Council "meetings have extended past 10 p.m." and "many of our meetings have gone past midnight."
Records show otherwise
Scott Fisher "tried to expand Obamacare in Texas and even voted for an official resolution to force 1 million Texans into Obamacare."
Don't take the bait
"While states used to have regulatory power over fishing, federal law now regulates down to the tenth of the inch the minimum size of fish that anglers can keep."
Grading on a curve
"Gene Green is the NRA’s favorite Democrat in Congress. ... "It’s no wonder the congressman has a lifetime A rating from the NRA."
Not good, but not that bad
"Between 1990 and 2013, the maternal mortality rate for women in the U.S. has increased by 136%."
But Texas trails four other states as the fastest growing
"Texas is growing twice as fast as the rest of the country."
Deputy registrars must provide registration applications
A Texas law requires every high school to have a voter registrar "and part of their responsibility is to make sure that when children become 18 and become eligible to vote, that they vote."
Under Ted Cruz’s tax plan, "businesses will now have to pay 16 percent on the money they make. They will also have to pay 16 percent on the money they pay their employees."
A California 'just kidding'
"In 40 years of broadcast, I have never endorsed any candidate."
Texas tax burden varies by county
Texas has the sixth-highest property taxes in the nation.
UPDATED: Company says it sells in every Texas county
"Blue Cross Blue Shield cancelled all their individual (health care) policies in the state of Texas, effective Dec. 31."
Off by millions
Under Barack Obama, "the fewest number of adults are working since Jimmy Carter’s presidency."
2008 data suggests 30 percent of women of childbearing age
"One in every three women has an abortion during her lifetime."
"In Houston, Texas, today, there are no homeless veterans."
UPDATED: Define your terms
Every "one of the mass shootings except two in America since 1950 have been" in "gun-free zones."
No such thing
Canadian-born Ted Cruz "has had a double passport."
It's hard to be less popular than Congress
"More than 60 percent of people in America support Planned Parenthood and only 11 percent approve of Congress."
Material support could mean giving soup
Says President Barack Obama "himself has granted waivers allowing into the United States refugees who provided material support to terrorists."
UPDATED: Smith continues to spar with EPA over policies
"The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has estimated that the Obama administration’s Power Plan will cause energy costs in Texas to rise as much as 16 percent per year."
UPDATED: Timeframes matter
"Recent news reports indicate DWI crashes in Austin dropped 23 percent since ridesharing entered the market."
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