This week marked the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, and an estimated 3,000 Texans marched through downtown Austin on Saturday afternoon to protest the […]
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The Lead The Capitol has been pretty empty for the last week. The House and Senate have been adjourned since Wednesday, Jan. 16, so […]
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst told reporters at a Wednesday morning press conference that he has no plans to put Medicaid expansion on the legislative table. […]
Lt. Gov. Dewhurst told the Observer he’s concerned that if legislators aren’t careful, the state’s budget surplus will quickly run out. “My advice to people is don’t get greedy.”
The Texas Senate voted 27-0 to pass a set of Senate rules that preserves the all-important two-thirds tradition.
State Sen. Dan Patrick and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst announce plan for a “revolution” in Texas’ school system built on school choice, but not necessarily “vouchers.”
Today Gov. Rick Perry and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst lent their support to legislation that would require drug tests for people who apply for welfare and unemployment benefits.
This story was corrected and updated on Nov. 4. During the 2007 session of the Texas Legislature, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst brought the Senate […]