Killeen Daily Herald: Study ranks Texas among top states to be a doctor

By JC Jones | Herald staff writer:

Results from a recent study show Texas is a pretty great place to practice medicine.
A WalletHub study ranking every state in the U.S., and the District of Columbia, named Texas the sixth best state in the country to be a doctor in 2016.…

SD 1 Debate focuses on taxes, refugees in Texas Senate District 1 race

Debate focuses on taxes, refugees in Texas Senate District 1 race

By Glenn Evans 
Jan. 18, 2016 at 11:15 p.m.

MARSHALL — Four Republicans hoping to represent 16 Northeast Texas counties in Austin fielded questions on Syrian refugees, taxes and their dedication to working across the aisle Monday, during a round-robin forum at East Texas Baptist University.

Departures Shake Up the SD-24 GOP Primary Contest

By John Reynolds, Eleanor Dearman and Patrick Svitek

State Rep. Susan King suspends her campaign and CJ Grisham leaves the race in order to throw his support by who he said is the only other true conservative in the race…

Governor Abbott Sets Date For Special Runoff Election In HD 118


WHEREAS, A vacancy now exists in the membership of the Texas House of Representatives in District No. 118, which consists of a part of Bexar County; and

WHEREAS, the results of a special election held on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 have been officially declared; and

WHEREAS, no candidate in the special election received a majority of the votes cast, as required by Section 203.003 of the Texas Election Code; and

WHEREAS, Section 2.025(d) of the Texas Election Code requires a special runoff election to be held not earlier than the 70th or later than the 77th day after the date the final canvass is completed; and

WHEREAS, the final canvass occurred on November 13, 2015; and

WHEREAS, Section 3.003(a)(3) of the Texas Election Code requires the special runoff election to be ordered by proclamation of the Governor;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, GREG ABBOTT, Governor of Texas, do hereby order a special election to be held in House District No.…