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.
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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.
After a short debate, Senate Joint Resolution 1 easily in the House, letting voters approve creating a fund for state water planning projects.
They were the most talked-about class of House freshmen in years—and they came ready to change the system. The newly-elected Tea Partiers spent months […]