We’d reached a plateau in the long-broiling ethics scandal around Attorney General Ken Paxton. But in the last week, things are starting to heat up again.
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Proposed legislation would allow students to graduate high school without passing all of Texas’ required high-stakes tests.
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.
Robert Duncan’s resignation to lead the Texas Tech University System will likely tilt the Texas Senate even further to the right.
Gov. Rick Perry vetoed his first set of bills Saturday, including SB 346, Sen. Kel Seliger’s “dark money” disclosure bill.
Sen. Kel Seliger’s bill that could cut through the University of Texas System regents’ current power struggle with the Legislature was heard by the House Higher Education Committee early Wednesday morning.
Harold Simmons’ West Texas radioactive waste empire got a boost today after the Texas Senate passed legislation allowing Waste Control Specialists to accept “hotter” radioactive waste at its dump. The final vote was 24-7. Waste Control, a Simmons-controlled company, operates a growing radioactive waste dump green-lighted by the Legislature in 2003.