Tag Archive: Joe Straus

May 31

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 27

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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