Tag Archives: Dennis Bonnen
“The reality is that plaque never should have gone up in the state Capitol in the first place, and it shouldn’t have taken 60 years to take it down,” state Representative Eric Johnson said.
Since the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville a year and a half ago, Texas officials have faced increasing demands to purge the statehouse of a plaque...Read More
On the heels of a miniature suburban revolt in the midterms, it seems unlikely that Dan Patrick and friends will be able to hijack the session again.
So: The world’s finest deliberative body convened in Austin on Tuesday, and by early summer, if God’s grace once more falls upon this benighted state, the T...Read More
Despite his earlier reputation as a hatchet man for environmental regulation bills, activists are cautiously optimistic that they can find common ground with Bonnen as speaker.
As chair of the Texas House Committee on Environmental Regulation from 2003 to 2008, Representative Dennis Bonnen was labeled a “tyrant,” a “Clean Air Vil...Read More
After a decade spent trying to remake Texas politics, the right-wing enforcement group has achieved nothing interesting or notable with Tim Dunn’s money.
Earlier this decade, there was no more interesting subplot in Texas politics than the Republican Civil War, a somewhat grandiose name for the discomfort the tea...Read More
As we enter the final stages of the Legislative session, the House and Senate are battling over two poorly constructed and faulty tax cut packages. Furthering ...Read More
The House & Senate have very different plans for tax cuts — and both sides are getting ready for significant policy fight in the closing weeks of the lege...Read More
The panel, "Should Texas Sunset the Sunset Commission?" asked an apparently pressing question on the minds at TPPF, but hardly anybody else's....Read More
Angleton Republican Dennis Bonnen is perhaps the Legislature’s biggest impediment to cleaning up the Texas environment.
Texas leads the country in air pollution, hazardous waste, mercury contamination, carbon dioxide emissions, and any number of other ways you might measure a sic...Read More