KDBC | Local 4 News http://www.kdbc.com/feeds/politics.rss en Abbott, Davis to meet for high-stakes debate http://www.kdbc.com/news/politics/abbott-davis-meet-high-stakes-debate <p>They&rsquo;ve sniped at each other from afar, blasted the airwaves with TV ads, held rallies, made phone calls and raised money.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kdbc.com/news/politics/abbott-davis-meet-high-stakes-debate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics Statewide News Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:19:39 +0000 alitton 50959 at http://www.kdbc.com Texas Supreme Court weighs oilfield fraud case http://www.kdbc.com/news/politics/texas-supreme-court-weighs-oilfield-fraud-case <p>Texas&rsquo; drilling bonanza can mean long-lasting windfalls for mineral owners in the state&rsquo;s hottest shale plays &ndash; if those lessors make sure oil and gas operators pay what they promise.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kdbc.com/news/politics/texas-supreme-court-weighs-oilfield-fraud-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics Local News Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:16:39 +0000 alitton 50957 at http://www.kdbc.com Law Enforcement Groups Come Out For Gay Marriage http://www.kdbc.com/news/politics/law-enforcement-groups-come-out-gay-marriage <p>Two prominent county sheriffs and a group of law enforcement officers filed a brief in federal court Tuesday in support of gay marriage, saying the state has failed to give gay and lesbian first responders &ldquo;the equal dignity and respect t</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kdbc.com/news/politics/law-enforcement-groups-come-out-gay-marriage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics Statewide News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:46:38 +0000 krecede 50817 at http://www.kdbc.com Analysis: Law, like politics, makes strange bedfellows http://www.kdbc.com/news/politics/analysis-law-politics-makes-strange-bedfellows <p><a href="http://www.texastribune.org/directory/greg-abbott/">Greg Abbott</a>, the state&rsquo;s attorney general and the Republican Party&rsquo;s nominee to <a></a></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kdbc.com/news/politics/analysis-law-politics-makes-strange-bedfellows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics Statewide News Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:36:23 +0000 alitton 50701 at http://www.kdbc.com Analysis: It's a lot easier to rule with a mandate http://www.kdbc.com/news/politics/analysis-its-lot-easier-rule-mandate <p>&nbsp;</p> <p> <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/directory/ted-cruz/">Ted Cruz</a> had a mandate.</p> <p> So did <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/directory/joe-straus/">Joe Straus</a>.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kdbc.com/news/politics/analysis-its-lot-easier-rule-mandate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics Statewide News Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:46:33 +0000 alitton 50536 at http://www.kdbc.com Despite huge warchest, Abbott still fundraising http://www.kdbc.com/news/politics/despite-huge-warchest-abbott-still-fundraising <p>*Correction appended</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kdbc.com/news/politics/despite-huge-warchest-abbott-still-fundraising" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics Statewide News Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:54:11 +0000 alitton 50407 at http://www.kdbc.com Socorro City Council member Joseph 'Chito' Bowling passes away at age 83 http://www.kdbc.com/news/politics/socorro-city-council-member-joseph-chito-bowling-passes-away-age-83 <p>Socorro City Council Member, Joseph E. &quot;Chito&quot; Bowling passed away overnight according to a representative with the City of Socorro, he was 83.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kdbc.com/news/politics/socorro-city-council-member-joseph-chito-bowling-passes-away-age-83" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics Local News Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:31:04 +0000 alitton 50402 at http://www.kdbc.com Death Row Appeal Alleges Execution Drugs Have Expired http://www.kdbc.com/news/politics/death-row-appeal-alleges-execution-drugs-have-expired <p>Editors note: This story has been updated throughout.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kdbc.com/news/politics/death-row-appeal-alleges-execution-drugs-have-expired" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics Statewide News Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:57:41 +0000 krecede 50358 at http://www.kdbc.com Dona Ana County Commissioners pass 'safe community' resolution, prohibits employees from asking residents' immigration status http://www.kdbc.com/news/politics/dona-ana-county-commissioners-pass-safe-community-resolution-prohibits-employees-askin <p>A new county resolution in Dona Ana county prohibits any county employee, including sheriff&rsquo;s deputies, from using resources or funds to ask a resident about their immigration status.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kdbc.com/news/politics/dona-ana-county-commissioners-pass-safe-community-resolution-prohibits-employees-askin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics Local News Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:52:29 +0000 krecede 50356 at http://www.kdbc.com Joe Allbaugh gets piece of pot business http://www.kdbc.com/news/politics/joe-allbaugh-gets-piece-pot-business <p>Former FEMA director <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/2012/09/28/oops-diaries-turmoil-precedes-oops-moment/">Joe Allbaugh</a>, who took the reins of Gov.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kdbc.com/news/politics/joe-allbaugh-gets-piece-pot-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics Statewide News Tue, 09 Sep 2014 15:09:31 +0000 alitton 50328 at http://www.kdbc.com