To meet the demands of a growing economy in Texas, educators in the STEM fields have to innovate how they teach while increasing opportunities for students interested in getting a higher education.
In a committee hearing Wednesday, Tommy Williams and Wendy Davis spent fifteen minutes sparring over SB 21, a bill by Williams that would make drug testing mandatory for certain individuals wishing to receive unemployment benefits.
On Thursday the Senate passed SB 21—the drug-testing-for-unemployment-benefits bill—with a couple of modifications from the Democrats, and without much excitement on either side.
After a few hardline moves in 2011, the Texas Republican Party may be returning to its moderate stance on immigration policy.
January 11, 2013 | by Sonia Smith | SHIFTS