On Wednesday, a panel of Texas senators spent almost five hours denouncing abortion, grilling state health officials on an issue they don’t have authority over, and discussing fetal tissue donation practices at Planned Parenthood, although Texas affiliates have repeatedly said they don’t currently participate in such a program.
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Opponents raised concerns that the bill may violate a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that the bypass process must be confidential and expeditious, and endangers already vulnerable teenagers.
Alabama Justice Roy Moore joined Attorney General Ken Paxton, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and dozens of other elected officials to make a biblical case against same-sex marriage.
Update: Senate Bill 185 has been rescheduled for Monday, March 16 at 8 a.m. Original: The Senate Border Security Subcommittee adjourned after just six minutes Monday […]
The new lieutenant governor and his tea party revolutionaries have an ambitious agenda that could overhaul the state’s school systems, tax policies and immigration laws.
In this week’s WTF Friday, Americans sleep through a world crisis, David Dewhurst gets lost in another dubious rumor and a reporter swims in sewage.
Newly-elected state Sen. Charles Perry, a Republican from Lubbock, says he’ll go to Austin to engage in “spiritual battle.”
At today’s meeting of the Senate Finance Committee, state Sen. Jane Nelson presided over a walk-through of a still-strained state budget.
With Charles Perry’s win in Senate District 28 last night, next session’s Senate is clicking into place. Boy, it’s going to be a hell of a time.
The election to replace Robert Duncan seems unlikely to produce the reddest kind of right-wing bomb thrower—but it’s still a chamber where every ego counts.