The Lead: The big news yesterday was in the Senate, which passed a heavily amended version of Senate Education Chair Dan Patrick’s controversial charter [...]
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The Lead: The rainy day fund was once untouchable. Two years ago, the Legislature cut $5.4 billion from public schools rather than tap the [...]
Pro-lifers were geared up and ready for a fight in the House State Affairs Committee today on HB 2945, but they needn’t have worried. The bill proposes to amend the Texas Health and Safety Code section on reading abortion-seekers their medical rights.
The debate in the Senate Education Committee got personal yesterday.
A Senate committee approved legislation today forcing the Lower Colorado River Authority to cut off water to rice farmers during times of severe drought.