Aug 28 2015

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Endorses Bryan Hughes


AUSTIN – Dan Patrick, Lt. Governor of Texas, endorsed State Representative Bryan Hughes Tuesday in the race to replace retiring District 1 State Senator Kevin Eltife. “Bryan has earned the respect and admiration of conservatives all across Texas for his work in the Texas House. He is just the sort of leader we need to …

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Oct 17 2013

Standing with Wendy Davis: A champion for public education

The Texas American Federation of Teachers this week endorsed State Sen. Wendy Davis in her run for Texas Governor. “When we offer to stand with a candidate and work for their election, we spend an enormous amount of time looking at their positions on education issues to ensure they will be effective leaders in developing …

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Jan 17 2013

Major Legislation Unveiled


MAJOR LEGISLATION UNVEILED THIS WEEK Senators this week filed bills dealing with two major issues facing the Legislature this session; the budget and rising health care costs.  SB 1, the preliminary budget bill authored by Finance Committee Chairman Tommy Williams of the Woodlands, was filed Monday.   This starting point for the final budget the Senate …

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Jan 15 2013

Texas Senate Releases Budget Proposal


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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