But between the guest of honor’s last name and his tremendous faith in high-stakes testing, visiting the Senate chamber this morning felt a lot less like reform than a trip back to 1999.
Daily Archives: February 27, 2013
State budget cuts to family planning hit hardest in rural areas, where low-income women had fewer options to begin.
Dallas Rep. Dan Branch has introduced a bill that could tie up to 25 percent of higher ed funding to “outcomes” like quick graduation, doubling down on a controversial proposal he backed last session.
Without the fear of enormous fines, a polluter could see violations simply as the cost of doing business.
The Lead: It was Grammy day at the Capitol apparently, with the Josh Abbott Band and Paul Wall’s famous mouth jewelry appearing in the Senate chamber yesterday morning. Meanwhile, lawmakers discussed a ban on texting while driving, restrictions on abortion …