Hurricane Harvey Floods Texas Chemical Plant, Explosions Reported

The development comes a day after Arkema warned that the organic peroxides used in the site’s manufacturing process had begun to heat up after the plant lost its primary source of power and backup power from generators.

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Citing Discrimination, Judge Strikes Down Latest Texas Voter ID Law

A Federal Judge ruled that Senate Bill 5 doesn’t absolve Texas lawmakers from responsibility for discriminating against Latino and black voters when they crafted one of the nation’s strictest voter ID laws in 2011.

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Texas Backs Wisconsin In Battle To Protect Partisan Gerrymandering

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is backing Wisconsin in a high-profile case asking the U.S. Supreme Court whether lawmakers can go too far when drawing political maps to advantage one party.

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Trump Administration: New Texas Voter ID Law Fixes Discrimination

Texas’ new voter identification law fully absolves the state from discriminating against minority voters in 2011, and courts should not take further action in a battle over the state’s old voter ID law, President Donald Trump’s Department of Justice argued in a legal filing.

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Why Texas Ag Chief Sid Miller Signed A Deal With Illegal Israeli Settlements

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller has opened trade relations with group of Israeli settlements in the West Bank that neither the United States nor the United Nations legally recognizes.

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