Ben Philpott, KUT News

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Miss., Texas Won't Offer VA Benefits To Same-Sex Partners

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

The Texas National Guard says it will not offer benefits to same-sex spouses. The announcement was made despite an order from the Pentagon that all marriages should be treated equally.


Texas Senator Filibusters For 11 Hours Against Abortion Bill

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Republicans in the Texas Senate failed to pass sweeping new abortion restrictions. The vote was not taken before time ran out in the special legislative session. Earlier, Democratic s...


Redistricting Issue Heats Up In Texas

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Texas Gov. Rick Perry called state lawmakers into a special session to deal with district maps used in the 2012 elections. A federal court had ordered new maps to better represent the growing Hispanic population.