Tag Archive: TEXAS SENATE

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

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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

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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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