Sen. Patrick’s proposed bill pushes for more career and technical courses in public education. He unveiled his plan Thursday with House Democrat Joe Deshotel and Jobs for Texas, a coalition of industry groups.
Daily Archives: January 31, 2013
Solar is just a tiny sliver—less than 1 percent—of Texas’ electricity mix.
Yet, the economics are becoming increasingly favorable for solar to take off in a big way. The question is probably when, not if. And a recent analysis by ERCOT has some very rosy projections for the future of the solar industry in Texas. (And some very sour news for nuclear, coal and maybe even natural gas.)
Do we want to address all gun violence or do we only want to try to prevent mass shootings?
It is mathematically possible for the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals to go from two-to-one Republican-appointed judges to four-to-one Democrat-appointed by 2016.
The Lead: Mostly a quiet day at the Capitol—save for some key Senate committee hearings (more on that in a moment). The Senate has adjourned till Monday. The House will be in session at 10 a.m., but without committee assignments, …