Tag Archive: John Whitmire

Jan 31

School Safety

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Chairmen of two influential Senate committees unveiled a plan Tuesday that would give local school districts the power to enhance security on campus. Senate Finance Committee Chair Tommy Williams of Houston and Criminal Justice Committee Chair John Whitmire of Houston told reporters that the state must take action to prevent a mass shooting like the …

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Jun 21

Canine victory

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has expressed thanks to Governor Rick Perry for signing House Bill (HB) 1451 into law, which initiates oversight of large-scale commercial breeding facilities, known as puppy mills. The bill was sponsored by Rep. Senfronia Thompson, D-Houston, and championed in the Senate by Sen. John Whitmire, …

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