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Friction over a Texas budget deal revealed signs of distrust and frustration Tuesday night when the House blew off a midnight deadline and again postponed a major vote on a new state water plan that is crucial to a spending compromise.
4 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun
I know what the rest of conservatives feel like by all of the attacks on my stand for this country.
8 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
Members of an elite search-and-rescue team from Texas along with Xcel Energy crews have been dispatched to Oklahoma to help with recovery following a deadly tornado.
"We can't even bring red and/or green paper goods at our school for our kids' 'Holiday Parties'. Enough is enough!" "Teachers have enough on their plate to worry about [whether] the school district's going to be sued or if they can call a Christmas tree a Christmas tree." So says Republican State Representative Dwyane Bohac of Houston.
Storms continue to develop across parts of North Texas this evening. Several areas west of the Metroplex reported heavy rains, hail and high winds at times prompting storm warnings.
A resolution endorsing the expansion of Medicaid was approved by Texas Medical Association delegates Saturday at the group's annual meeting in San Antonio.
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COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Members of an elite search and rescue team from Texas have been dispatched to Oklahoma to help with recovery following a deadly tornado.
The House has approved requiring any decision by a future Texas governor to expand Medicaid first be approved by the Legislature.
It was a huge victory for Democrats in the Texas Legislature where Republicans are the majority.
A package - or perhaps we should say a proper pint - of beer legislation has officially passed the Texas House , and will go on to Governor Rick Perry for approval.
On Friday afternoon, at 4:07 p.m., a round of applause and cheers wafted down from the balcony seats in House of Representatives as a five-pack of craft beer bills were passed with five thick slams of the gavel.
It's Christmas in May in the Texas Legislature. The Texas Senate on Friday approved a bipartisan bill that aims to remove legal risks of saying "Merry Christmas" in Texas public schools.
They are both Texans. They entered the State Legislature together in 1991. And each now serves in the United States Congress.
A couple of recent drug war items deserve Grits readers' attention. At Texas Monthly, Bill Martin bring us up to speed on the disappointing lack of progress at the Texas Legislature by bills to address low-level drug sentencing that the House leadership refused to release for a floor vote, see " The Policy and Politics of Drug Sentencing ." This is ... (more)
New revisions to a major water bill calls for ousting the six-member Texas Water Development Board and the agency's top official before the state embarks on a new $2 billion water fund.