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Lab Testing Hemp, Cannabis
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Barbara Schwarz
July 03, 2019 - 4:30 pm
Hemp is a cousin of marijuana, and a substance with more than 0.3 percent THC is considered marijuana. Anything under that is deemed legal hemp. Harris, Bexar, Fort Bend and Nueces counties say they're going to first require lab tests before they prosecute cases involving small amounts of marijuana...
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Texas Governor Greg Abbott Signs Tax Reform Into Law
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Chris Fox
June 13, 2019 - 7:47 am
Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law Senate Bill 2, which delivers significant property tax reforms that will cap property tax increases without voter approval and provide tax reform to homeowners and businesses across the state.
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Texas governor Greg Abbott
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June 02, 2019 - 10:43 am
AUSTIN (1080 KRLD) - A bill became law this weekend, and it made a lot of people very happy. Governor Greg Abbott signed the bill to ban red light cameras in Texas Saturday. House Bill 1631 passed both chambers of the Texas Legislature in May prior to being signed by Abbott on Saturday. Edgewood...
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Prison, Jail
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L.P. Phillips
April 09, 2019 - 5:06 pm
AUSTIN (1080 KRLD) - A proposed bill in Austin would give more resources to inmates who claim they are serving a prison term for a wrongful conviction. It has the support of Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot. "We want to make certain that individuals who are indigent, who have a...
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