Tag Archives: 83rd Texas Legislature
Nothing was off limits in a nearly two-hour long discussion of Senate Resolution 9, as senators joked about Whitmire’s age, loyalty, service and pranks....Read More
"When someone says ‘I’m not for vouchers, I’m not for tax credit,'" Patrick said. "It’s not about the students, it’s about protecting superintendents,...Read More
Dewhurst: 'Odds are that whatever the courts decide will mean more money that the state will put in'
Lt. Gov. Dewhurst told the Observer he’s concerned that if legislators aren’t careful, the state's budget surplus will quickly run out. “My advice to peop...Read More
It was a wet day in Austin, and the various rallies planned outside—for Latino needs, for Texas secession—were crunched inside. A particularly motley bunch ...Read More
Tuesday was opening day for the 83rd Legislature, and by noon the House and Senate floors were full again with lawmakers, lawmakers’ families and their fa...Read More