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Texas Senate - Week in Review 1-10-13

83RD LEGISLATURE BEGINS SESSION
1-10-13

Legislators began the 83rd Regular Session with a much more rosy fiscal picture than when they came back to Austin in 2011.

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Message of Thanksgiving - Cornyn

A Message of Thanksgiving
By U.S. Sen. John Cornyn
As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving with our loved ones in the coming days, I am again reminded of the reasons I love Texas and her people, and why I am so proud to call the Lone Star State home.

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Back to School on the Texas Frontier

Back To School On The Texas Frontier
By U.S. Sen. John Cornyn

In just a few weeks, Texas students will say a bittersweet goodbye to summer break and make the return to school

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Hutchison: Think Pink

Think Pink
by Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  From The Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong to the Empire State Building, national monuments will be lit in pink to raise awareness.

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Hutchison: Texas goes for the Gold

Texas goes for the Gold
by Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison

It didn’t take long for Texans to share in a breathtaking Olympic moment as the 2012 summer games got underway in London.

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Hutchison: NASA's "Curiosity" pays

Curiosity Pays
by Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison

Early on August 6th, 2012, NASA’s rover Curiosity executed a perfect landing after an eight-month journey took it an astonishing 325 million miles to Mars,

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Cornyn fathers bill to use IRS info to find missing children

Cornyn, Klobuchar, Leahy Legislation to Help Police Find Missing Children Clears Senate Committee

Bill would provide law enforcement access to IRS information in cases involving missing children

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A Cybersecurity Solution - Hutchison

A Cybersecurity Solution
by Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison

As Congress adjourned for the summer recess, some issues were left unresolved, most notably the question of a cybersecurity bill.

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Hall supports reform, economic boost, jobs

HALL OPPOSES TAX HIKES, SUPPORTS TAX REFORM TO BOOST ECONOMY, JOBS

This week Rep. Ralph Hall (TX-04) voted to pass legislation focused on job creation and economic growth through a two-part tax plan.

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