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Stories Around Texas for May 31st, 2017

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Tesla has been leading direct sales battles this year on several fronts in Utah, Connecticut, Indiana, and several other states. They lost the battle in the Lone Star State this week after bills to allow direct sales by automakers died in Texas state House and Senate. Click Here to read the full story.

Before Gov. Greg Abbott signs or vetoes House Bill 3287, he will also have to review the thousands of signatures attached to a petition opposing the proposed law. Under HB 3287, local brewers would be forced to use distributors to sell their craft beer. Currently, local brew companies are able to sell their beer from tap houses without the need of distribution. Click Here to read the full story.

Texas teen graduates high school after beating leukemia twice. Click Here to read the full story.

By the end of the state legislative session in Texas on Monday, the Capitol had devolved into scuffles and grave accusations. A Democratic lawmaker had accused his GOP colleague of threatening to “put a bullet” in another lawmaker’s head. That GOP state representative, meanwhile, accused a counterpart of threatening his life, saying he was prepared to use his gun in self-defense. Click Here to read the full story.

 

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