The session adjourns on Monday, but the big question on everyone’s lips at the Capitol is: Will there be a special session?
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Luckily, the Senators came to their senses and Williams proposed a bill accepted, even lauded, by his Democratic counterparts. Under the plan, the basic allotment per-student-spending would reach $5,040 in 2015, which is the ever in the state.
After a short debate, Senate Joint Resolution 1 easily in the House, letting voters approve creating a fund for state water planning projects.
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.