The daughter of former Texas governor Ann Richards is at the Capitol Tuesday to support Sen. Wendy Davis as she filibusters SB-5, an omnibus abortion bill that critics say could shutter 37 of the state’s 42 abortion providers.
After more than a dozen amendments toughening regulations on short-term lenders were added to Sen. John Carona’s payday lending bill, he referred to his legislation as an “ugly baby” before it passed out of the Senate. But can it make it out of the House?
The Senate Education Committee heard four hours of testimony Tuesday on a bill by Senator Dan Patrick that would require the State Board of Education to sign off on all lesson plans included in the online curriculum management tool CSCOPE.
April 3, 2013 | by Sonia Smith | #TXLEGE