Tag Archive: David Dewhurst

May 22 2014

Early voting: elections going on right now

Apparently very few people know there is a statewide Run Off Election in both the Republican and Democratic Primaries.  Some of the highest level offices are on the ballot in this election. Also, Gregg County is having a local run off in our Justice of Peace Precinct 4 race. Early voting will continue this week …

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May 31 2013

Landmark water legislation:House Bill 4 helps lay foundation for meeting Texas’ water needs

Gov. Rick Perry today ceremonially signed House Bill 4, which lays the foundation for meeting Texas’ water future water needs. HB 4 provides for active, full-time governance at the Texas Water Development Board; creates a new funding mechanism to support water-supply project implementation over the next 50 years; and directs local, regional and state officials …

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Jan 15 2013

Texas Senate Releases Budget Proposal

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TEXAS SENATE RELEASES BUDGET PROPOSAL The state would spend $88.9 billion to cover services over the next two years under a preliminary budget released Monday.  Senate Bill 1, announced at a press conference by Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst along with Finance Committee Chair Tommy Williams and Vice Chair Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, sets a baseline budget …

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Dec 08 2011

Dewhurst garners support

The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Political Action Committee (TSCRA PAC) has  announced their support for David Dewhurst for the U.S. Senate. “Lt. Gov. Dewhurst has a strong record of supporting the Texas cattle industry,” said Joe Parker Jr., TSCRA president and TSCRA PAC co-chairman.  “At the state level, he has worked to strengthen …

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Jan 27 2011

Abortion:Abortion: Gov. Perry adds sonogram requirement to emergency items for legislative session

Gov. Rick Perry speaking at the 2011 Texas Rally for Life, declared a legislation to require a sonogram before a woman elects to have an abortion as an emergency item for the 2011 legislative session. “When you consider the magnitude of the decision to have an abortion, ensuring that the patient understands what’s truly at …

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