Dewhurst Says He'll Stick to Five Conferees
Wed April 18, 2007 2:34 pm

At his post-session press conference, David Dewhurst today put to rest the rumors that he would appoint seven members to the budget conference committee.

So despite a conversation between Finance chair Steve Ogden and House chair Warren Chisum about the possiblity (see earlier post), expect five senators, as usual, to be named to hammer out budget details. Dewhurst said he'll identify his conferees tomorrow, or Monday at the latest.

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