Tag Archives: 83rd Texas Legislature
Observer staff writers Patrick Michels, Forrest Wilder and editor Dave Mann join the show for our first podcast about the 83rd Texas Legislature. What’s […]
More than 2,000 bikers overran the Texas Capitol Monday (not literally, they parked outside) to push for comprehensive motorcycle safety legislation: banning texting while […]
Education reformers tout the benefits of charter schools, online learning and technology-driven instruction.
State Rep. Bill Zedler’s bill would require universities to permit teaching or “researching” of intelligent design (you know, creationism).
The Lead The Capitol has been pretty empty for the last week. The House and Senate have been adjourned since Wednesday, Jan. 16, so […]
Chants of “PRO-CHOICE, PRO-FAMILY” filled the south steps of the Capitol late Tuesday morning, as about 50 people gathered to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion.
The Lead: Crickets will be chirping the rest of the week at the Capitol—both the House and the Senate have adjourned until Wednesday, Jan. […]
Nothing was off limits in a nearly two-hour long discussion of Senate Resolution 9, as senators joked about Whitmire’s age, loyalty, service and pranks.
“When someone says ‘I’m not for vouchers, I’m not for tax credit,'” Patrick said. “It’s not about the students, it’s about protecting superintendents, it’s about protecting teachers and the adults.”