Last week, Democrats killed a bill that advocates say would have built up the ability of an important state agency to regulate consumer loans.
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Rep. Marisa Marquez (D-El Paso), author of HB 3785, said in a press conference this afternoon that Texas needs to take a “scientific and reasoned approach” to medical marijuana, and allow patients and doctors to choose their best treatment plan.
On Saturday morning, the House showed just how far the criminal justice debate in Texas has come.
The House passed SB 213, the sunset bill for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. The measure reauthorizes the agency with a few major changes, including an amendment to prioritize closure of certain private prisons.
Texas Republicans are doing pretty well for themselves these days. So you might be surprised to read a flyer from El Paso state Rep. Dee Margo, a Republican, with friendly words from Reps. Naomi Gonzalez and Marisa Marquez, both of whom are Democrats.