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Summit Midstream Partners Developing Natural Gas Plant in Delaware Basin

A Texas-based company announced this week plans to develop a natural gas plant that would service areas in the Delaware basin.

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With 2018 election looming, Texas back in court over political maps

Texas and its legal foes are back in court this week to hash out whether the state can hold the 2018 elections with its existing political maps, via the Texas Tribune.

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Report: Texas Rarely Penalizes Unauthorized Pollution Releases

A new report out from environmental groups shows that over the last 5 years, Texas has rarely issued penalties against industrial polluters.

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Effort to Remove Obstacle for Cross-Border Pipelines Moves Forward

A bill moving forward in Congress would remove one of the few barriers to cross-border pipelines, via Houston Public Media.

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Reports: Aerospace Company Has Laid Off Remaining Midland Employees

Less than five years after aerospace company opened XCOR opened its Midland headquarters, it’s laid off all of it’s West Texas employees, according to the Midland Reporter-Telegram.

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Ted Cruz gets an earful in McAllen for July 4

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, visited the Democratic stronghold of McAllen for the Fourth of July — and received an earful from protesters at one event, via Texas Tribune.

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UPS Cargo Plane Crashes Near Alpine

Monday evening, a UPS cargo plane crashed just north of Alpine, near highway 118. The plane was attempting to return to the airport after experiencing some mechanical problems.

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State Officials Reassure Texans They Won’t Send Private Voter Data Per Trump’s Request

Texas is going to comply with the Trump administration’s request for a wide range of data on individual voters in all 50 states, and that has some Texans concerned, via KERA News.

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Texas Leads 10 States In Urging Trump To End Obama-Era Immigration Program

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and officials from nine other states on Thursday urged the Trump administration to end an Obama-era program that’s allowed hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants to live and work in the country without fear of being deported, … Continue reading

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Texas Supreme Court Sends Same-Sex Marriage Benefits Case Back To Lower Court

The Texas Supreme Court on Friday threw out a lower court ruling that favored of government-subsidized same-sex marriage benefits and sent the Houston case back to trial court for reconsideration.

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