Former state senator Leticia Van de Putte and Representative Diego Bernal discuss the childhood experiences that shaped their priorities for San Antonio’s—and the state’s—public schools.
For the former state senator, accurate representation in the Hollywood biopic goes beyond historical accuracy.
The Daughters of the Republic of Texas aren’t giving up the Alamo without a fight. This should surprise exactly no one.
State Sentor Leticia Van De Putte bid farewell to her 24-year career in the state Senate on Tuesday to prepare for a race in a May election to become San Antonio mayor.
The candidates' true colors were on full display.
Democrats Wendy Davis, Leticia Van de Putte, and Mike Collier take on their Republican opponents over the 2011 cuts to public schools.
Leticia Van de Putte on what happened last summer—and what might happen in November.
In highlighting their bond, Wendy Davis and Leticia Van de Putte are also calling out their Republican counterparts.
Leticia Van de Putte, the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor, posted a strong showing in the March 4th primary
If 2014 is the year everything is supposed to change in Texas politics, why do the campaigns feel so irrelevant?
State senator Leticia Van de Putte throws her hat in the ring for lieutenant governor.
On Monday, Donna Campbell's resolution to add an amendment to the Texas constitution guaranteeing freedom of religion lead to a discussion about abortion rights, the Westboro Baptist Church, and goat slaughter.
The governor may have taken a break from the campaign trail for Thanksgiving, but that didn’t stop the campaign press corps.
We invited four lawmakers who disagree vehemently on the subject and a couple of experts to keep things friendly. Pull up a chair for a round of table talk you won’t soon forget.
Sen. Leticia Van de Putte’s bill permitting teen mothers to get contraception without parental consent to reduce repeat teen pregnancies produced a tie-breaker on an amendment by Dan Patrick which required notification of parents for those teens still living at home. Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst was summoned to break the
Sen. Leticia Van de Putte believes the Senate Finance Committee failed to include enough money in SB 1 to cover the state’s obligations under the settlement of the Frew v. Hawkins lawsuit, in which the state agreed two years ago to significantly improve access to Medicaid services. And she lays
Sen. Leticia Van de Putte: “I am often asked why doesn’t the Senate fight like the House. I usually reply we don’t often fight or argue because we genuinely like each other. We believe in… diplomacy and compromise. This is what is best for Texas and its citizens.” “We don’t