Articles Tagged “Senate Bill”

  • Senator Schwertner Files Bill Capping Tuition

    According to a press release from Texas Senator Charles Schwertner’s office, the senator has “filed legislation to make higher education more affordable by addressing the dramatic cost of growth at Texas’ public colleges and universities.…

  • Commissioners Meet Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session this morning at nine at the courthouse. Today’s “Statutory Agenda” includes a public hearing on Senate Bill 1685 which is in regard to the District Clerk…

  • Senator Ted Cruz Speaks Out on Senate Bill 1696

    The Senate Judiciary Committee met this week on Senate Bill 1696 known as the Women’s Health Protection Act. According to the National Right to Life Committee, the new legislation would invalidate nearly all existing state…

  • Abortion Restrictions Fail to Pass Texas Senate

    Around three this morning, following an all-day filibuster in the Texas Senate by Democrat Wendy Davis, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst announced that the proposed abortion restrictions in Senate Bill 5 did not pass. Governor Perry…

  • HISD’s Dr. Johnson Comments on Texas Senate Bill #1

    Our guest on “Around Town” this weekend was HISD Superintendent Dr. Steve Johnson.  He filled us in on legislation affecting Texas schools and HISD like the appropriations bill, Senate Bill #1, which was approved by…