Sudden pressure from Gov. Rick Perry has put budget negotiations on the rocks as lawmakers argue over $700 million for schools.
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The Lead: Lawmakers negotiated late into the night in an attempt to finalize the 2014-2015 state budget. Conference committee members have agreed on a […]
With conservative representative pitted against one another, two camps emerged–one with Darby and one with Gov. Rick Perry who opposes any fees.
This weekend, an estimated 70,000 people converged on the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston to attend the 142nd National Rifle Association Annual Meeting and Exhibits.
The question of whether Texas—which continues to grow in political and economic stature—is a model for emulation or mockery remains.
Back in 2010 Governor Rick Perry compared the passage of the Affordable Care Act—aka Obamacare— to something like Godzilla crushing the Statue of […]
Several victims and family members of victims of distracted driving testified at Tuesday’s House Transportation Committee hearing on a bill that would ban texting while driving in Texas. State Rep. Tom Craddick (R-Midland) authored the bill, HB 63. In introducing the legislation, Craddick cited numbers about the dangers of texting while driving.
Maybe the Trans-Texas Corridor wasn’t so dead after all. Gov. Rick Perry stepped up his support Wednesday morning for new interstate highway construction running […]
The Lead: Gov. Rick Perry gave his State of the State address on Tuesday, which followed the usual trend: Perry claimed credit for the […]
On Tuesday morning, Gov. Rick Perry gave his seventh—and possibly last—State of the State speech. Perry struck several conservative policy notes in his speech […]