Tag Archives: Jane Nelson
Freshman hazing is a tradition in the Legislature, but Troy Fraser took it a little further on Wednesday.
Today, Dan Patrick's passed his beloved tax cuts through the Senate. But an unusual rift between tea partiers and their colleagues threatens disunity....Read More
Dan Patrick and the Senate Committee on Finance don't just want to cut taxes—they want to do away with them. But slowly, budget realities are setting in....Read More
A budget proposal jeopardizes a cancer screening program that serves Texas women who are at greatest risk for developing breast and cervical cancer....Read More
The director of the state’s criminal anti-corruption unit told a key Senate committee Monday that “there is no one else” in the state that could handle th...Read More
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and state Sen. Jane Nelson released the first draft of the Senate's budget today, proposing to cut property and other taxes....Read More
At Tuesday's meeting of the Senate Finance Committee, few policy details—but a preview of a potentially rocky road next session.
Sen. Jane Nelson was once a sodomy-fighting back-bencher in the Texas Senate. Today, she presides over the powerful Senate Finance Committee. How will she use h...Read More
State Senators Jane Nelson and Leticia Van De Putte spar from afar over Texas' health programs for women.
On Thursday, a Senate committee hearing provided an opportunity for Republicans Senators and pro-choice activists to spar over women's health....Read More