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Thursday, February 11th, 2016 @ 4:59PM

Statement – Regarding incident at Texas A&M University – College Station

DALLAS – Late Tuesday, I received disturbing news from Texas A&M University (TAMU) officials that a group of students from Dallas were subjected to racial epithets while on a campus visit to the university. Sixty junior students from Uplift Hampton Preparatory were approached by white Texas A&M students who made…

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Thursday, January 14th, 2016 @ 4:50PM

More Money Equals Better Roads for Southern Dallas County

DALLAS — Today, the Regional Transportation Council gave preliminary approval for $655.54 million in funding for the Southern Gateway Project that will add capacity to I-35E and U.S. Hwy.67, both major transportation arteries that serve Southern Dallas, Duncanville, Cedar Hill DeSoto and Lancaster. The project will completely rebuild I-35E from…

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Friday, September 25th, 2015 @ 3:33PM

5th Circuit’s Ruling Another Chapter in Texas’ Voter ID Saga Texas Senate

The ruling by the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals marks a victory for many like myself who have said since 2011, that the Voter ID law passed by the Texas Legislature that year was discriminatory. In the struggle to ensure voting rights for poor, minority, elderly, young and next…

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Friday, January 24th, 2014 @ 4:14PM

Endorsements – 2014 Primary Election

From the Desk of State Senator Royce West Endorsements – 2014 Primary Election 44th Civil District Court Bonnie Goldstein 101st Civil District Court Marty Lowy 204th Criminal District Court Tammy Kemp 255th Family Court Lori Hockett 265th Criminal District Court Anthony Eiland 282nd Criminal District Court Andy Chatham 283rd Criminal…

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Thursday, July 11th, 2013 @ 12:31PM

Senator West Discusses Abortion Bill On FOX4

Texas Senate committee passes abortion bill; floor vote likely Friday Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com

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Monday, July 1st, 2013 @ 9:46PM

Texas Should Not Bully or Overreach On Women’s Health

AUSTIN – Arguments against big government, government take-overs and government’s intrusion into the private lives of its citizens obviously do not apply when it comes to state leader’s desire to trample the rights of Texas women over to access  healthcare. Gov. Rick Perry has called the Legislature back to the…

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