The Lead: Lawmakers negotiated late into the night in an attempt to finalize the 2014-2015 state budget. Conference committee members have agreed on a [...]
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The Lead: A budget deal appears close. That’s the news yesterday from the budget conference committee—where five reps and five senators are hashing out [...]
Joy Strickland, who heads Mothers Against Teen Violence, sat watching video from the House floor Thursday night, praying as the bill she championed slowly died.
The Lead: There are so many ways to kill a bill in the Texas Legislature, and many bills will meet their demise today: It’s [...]
The Lead: Lawmakers are giving up their Saturday—the first chamber weekend workday of the session—to debate a slew of controversial gun bills. The gun [...]