Articles Tagged “Texas House”

  • Texas House Candidate Debate Hosted by Tea Party Tonight

    The Sam Houston Tea Party is having their Candidate Forum and Debate featuring six candidates for the Texas House of Representatives seat for District 18 tonight. It will take place from 6:30 to 8 PM…

  • Campus Concealed-Carry Approved

    Sunday, the Texas House voted 98 to 47 to approve the “campus carry” bill. A weekend agreement between both houses set up the final approval. The bill allows license holders to carry concealed handguns on…

  • Legislative Update From John Otto’s Office

    In his legislative update, Representative John Otto reports that the Texas House of Representatives passed House Bill 11, a bill aimed at creating a comprehensive long term solution to Texas’ border security problems. Specifically, HB…

  • Legislative Update From Representative Otto

    Our state representative John Otto has sent us a legislative update. The report says they took care of housekeeping items such as re-electing Joe Straus as speaker and adopting their rules of procedure. On Thursday…

  • Texas Has A New Ag Commissioner

    The State of Texas has a new Ag Commissioner. He is Sid Miller . . . .   Commissioner Miller is very interested in agriculture education as he was a former Ag teacher. He served…

  • Two Outstanding Citizens Die

    Huntsville has lost two outstanding citizens. Thursday morning, retired Lt. Col. M.B. Etheredge died at the age of 98. He was a highly decorated World War II hero, a former member of the Texas House…

  • Abortion Bill Action Underway

    Tuesday, the Texas House gave initial approval to House Bill #2 that would ban abortion at 20 weeks and place stricter standards for clinics. Today, a final House vote is expected. Early next week, the…

  • Texas House Passes Abortion Bill

    Monday, Republicans in the Texas House passed a proposed bill that would ban abortions after the 20th week of pregnancy. The bill also stipulates that doctors have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals, and it restricts…

  • Texas Retired Teachers Association Day at Capitol Wednesday

    Wednesday, the Texas House and Senate passed a resolution making March 18th through the 22nd Texas Retired Teachers Association week in Texas. Over 900 retired teachers from the state were in attendance for TRTA Day…

  • HISD Long-Range Facility Planning

    This Sunday on “Around Town” our guest will be HISD Superintendent Dr. Steve Johnson. Following several HISD Long-Range Facility Planning Committee meetings, a special Board Workshop was held this week. The committee finally came down…