Articles Tagged “Texas Senate”

  • Legislative Update From John Otto

    In his Legislative Update, Representative John Otto reports that the House and Senate have approved two tax relief measures that total $3.8 billion over the biennium. One measure is a constitutional amendment that provides for…

  • 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 May Get Needed Funds

    HISD may get needed money out of a portion of Texas’ Rainy Day Fund. Just this week state senators okayed a deal that would move $5.7 billion dollars from the fund and give it to…