Sen. Jane Nelson was once a sodomy-fighting back-bencher in the Texas Senate. Today, she presides over the powerful Senate Finance Committee. How will she use her power?
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On Thursday, a Senate committee hearing provided an opportunity for Republicans Senators and pro-choice activists to spar over women’s health.
Back in the 1980s, talk-show radio hosts and prominent Republicans complained of welfare queens riding around in Cadillacs. Now, their imaginations are sparked by a similar stereotype: The drug fiend using her Lone Star card to score a hit.
Senator Wendy Davis filed legislation today that would reform the scandal-plagued Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)
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. […]
Nothing was off limits in a nearly two-hour long discussion of Senate Resolution 9, as senators joked about Whitmire’s age, loyalty, service and pranks.