For much of the next year, Texans with a high tolerance for bullshit will have the opportunity to follow along with the finest still-legal bloodsport in the state: Republican legislative primaries.
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In addition to an overall lack of productivity, the 84th Legislature’s tax cuts and budget ploys make future sessions look grim for Texas lawmakers.
Last week, Democrats killed a bill that advocates say would have built up the ability of an important state agency to regulate consumer loans.
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.
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.