Update at 7:52 PM: For some reason, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst brought everyone back for a second vote on suspending the rules to take […]
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The Texas House gave initial approval at 3:23 a.m. Monday to a strict anti-abortion bill.
At 3:23 a.m., Texas House passes some of the harshest anti-abortion restrictions in the nation.
Updated at 2:05 PM: Early this afternoon, the House State Affairs committee met for 10 minutes to vote on HB 60, HB 6 and […]
After more than six hours of fervent debate, the Texas Senate late last night passed an omnibus anti-abortion bill on a 20-10 vote. Senate […]
Is Texas better off now than it was two years ago?
The Lead: Well, kids, we’ve reached sine die—the 140th, and last, day of the 83rd Legislature’s regular session. (The circus is apparently staying in […]
The Lead: It’s the penultimate day of the session, and lawmakers have much left to do. The House still must pass the budget and […]
However, Perry said that still left too much being spent on schools, Turner said, though Perry later deflected blame onto others.
The Lead: A budget deal appears close. That’s the news yesterday from the budget conference committee—where five reps and five senators are hashing out […]