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Texas push to decriminalize pot falters despite GOP support

Texas push to decriminalize pot falters despite GOP support

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas’ tough stance on marijuana as pot in the U.S. becomes increasingly legal has grounded a bipartisan push in the state to decriminalize minor offenses — a change the Texas GOP platform has come around to endorsing, but not Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. It all but ensures that Texas will remain…MORE

Beto O’Rourke Might Halt New Oil and Gas Drilling on Federal Land

Beto O’Rourke Might Halt New Oil and Gas Drilling on Federal Land

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke said Thursday he’s willing to consider a moratorium on new leases to drill for oil and gas on federal lands as a way to help combat climate change. The Democratic presidential hopeful told reporters while campaigning in Nevada on Thursday the nation needs to rethink how…MORE