After a short debate, Senate Joint Resolution 1 easily in the House, letting voters approve creating a fund for state water planning projects.
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It’s one week left of the Legislature, and lawmakers are cramming last-minute laws into the session like it’s the night before their final exams.
After yesterday’s budget mess, it looks like a deal has been reached. On Thursday the Observer reported that the budget negotiations stalled after pressure […]
Sudden pressure from Gov. Rick Perry has put budget negotiations on the rocks as lawmakers argue over $700 million for schools.
The House Committee of Homeland Security and Public Safety met yesterday to begin legislative investigation into the recent West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion disaster.
An amendment also passed as a placeholder for West, Texas until they better know how much recovery from the fertilizer plant explosion will cost.
Carona bluntly pointed senators out for being controlled by payday lender lobbyists before agreeing to hold off the vote for Monday.
Rep. Jim Pitts, chair of the House Appropriations Committee, said a supplemental education bill is on the way.
The budget debate turned out to be much less contentious than last session. Conservative veterans scolded Tea Party freshmen hoping to make more cuts.
It’s budget day in the House!