After about an hour of debate, the Senate passed legislation Thursday that would modestly increase funding for pre-K programs. House Bill 4, a priority of Gov. Greg Abbott, passed on a 25-6 vote, with a handful of GOP senators voting no.
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Misogyny, as I had come to learn, is rampant in the Texas Capitol.
The Senate Higher Education Committee passed a slightly amended version of SB 24, the bill merging UT-Brownsville and UT-Pan American, after testimony from UT System and Valley city officials Wednesday morning.
The Eagle Ford Shale legislative caucus met for the first time to discuss the economic impact of the oil and gas industry in South Texas.
Zaffirini’s nomination roast continued with a nod to Van de Putte’s 12 kids and grandchildren gathered around her desk. “I’m not sure when she became an advocate for Planned Parenthood,” Zaffirini said, “but I bet her children are glad it wasn’t earlier.”