Dan Patrick and the Senate Committee on Finance don’t just want to cut taxes—they want to do away with them. But slowly, budget realities are setting in.
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In Texas GOP circles these days almost nothing is as sacrosanct as tax relief. In fact, you’re about as likely to catch a Republican […]
For years, Dan Patrick has sought to kill the Senate’s two-thirds rule, which gives Democrats leverage in a Republican chamber. Today, he finally succeeded.
Robert Duncan’s resignation to lead the Texas Tech University System will likely tilt the Texas Senate even further to the right.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst insinuated that Powers has been the victim of character assassination in a tribute to UT President Bill Powers this afternoon
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.