The House & Senate have very different plans for tax cuts — and both sides are getting ready for significant policy fight in the closing weeks of the lege.
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Dan Patrick started the session with a vehemently expressed desire to get the Senate up and running and his agenda advancing, but the opposite has happened.
Senate Bill 895 would allow the state to take over schools from locally elected school boards and turn them over to a so-called Opportunity School District
A potentially contentious vote on a measure that would have banned school vouchers was avoided after its author withdrew the amendment.
In this week’s WTF Friday: Ted Cruz’s campaign—hoo boy. Donna Campbell, jihadi. Jonathan Stickland and Louie Gohmert are the darkest of dark horses.
Like an obstinate weed that just won’t die, the debate over school vouchers returned to the Capitol for the 11th straight legislative session on Thursday.
Today, Dan Patrick’s passed his beloved tax cuts through the Senate. But an unusual rift between tea partiers and their colleagues threatens disunity.
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.
Ben Sargent’s Loon Star State: “The lieutenant governor will have to get back to you… He’s busy contemplating border issues…”
Dan Patrick, in an attempt to find money for his tax cuts, proposed to weaken the “spending cap” just last week. Now, he’s out to strengthen it. Huh?