Articles Tagged “Texas Legislature”

  • State Legislature Filing Bills

    Bill filing for the 2015 session of the Texas Legislature began in earnest with 443 bills filed by week’s end well exceeding the 309 bills filed during the same time in 2012. With state revenues…

  • HISD Superintendent Johnson Talks About Future Legislation

    In our recent conversation with HISD Superintendent Steve Johnson, we got an update on where things were going with the Texas Legislature in getting some financial adjustment for our district, as is the need for…

  • Governor Perry Calls for Another Special Session

    Governor Rick Perry has called the Texas Legislature back for another special session following a one-woman filibuster this week by Democrat Wendy Davis against a Republican effort to restrict Texas abortions. The legislature will meet…

  • Election Identification Certificates Available Beginning Today

    Pursuant to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling issued Tuesday, new voting requirements passed by the Texas Legislature in 2011 will take effect immediately. Photo identification will now be required when voting in elections in Texas.…

  • 83rd Legislature Got Underway in Austin Tuesday

    The 83rd Texas Legislature got underway Tuesday in Austin with many difficult issues ahead like school funding and choice, water supply, health care, and immigration. We talked with our State Representative, John Otto, a few…