The Senate passed its budget proposal Wednesday afternoon with broad support—only two senators voted against it. The only real point of debate was whether the budget devoted enough money to public schools.
Daily Archives: March 20, 2013
Angry debate erupted on House floor when Rep. Byron Cook allowed an amendment that would’ve gutted a previously-uncontested portion of the PUC sunset bill.
Texas songstress Michelle Shocked responds to her incoherent rant regarding gay marriage and California’s Proposition 8, which would ban it.
The Lead: Today the full Senate will debate the two-year state budget (SB 1), making major spending decisions for the next two years. We’re still early in the budget process. As Royce West told the Texas Tribune, “This is just …
Rep. Lois Kolkhorst (R-Brenham) wants to end the practice of requiring students to be tracked with RFIDs. On Tuesday, her bill got its day before the House Public Education Committee.