Kelly Hancock’s proposal is the first that would actually tighten the spending cap, rather than sabotage it.
Dan Patrick and Jane Nelson’s property tax relief package appears like a silver cloud until you look at the lining.
Senate Republicans continue to have conversations about what to do in the event that (a) Dewhurst resigns his office to run for the Senate, or (b) opts to run for lieutenant governor again. The GOP caucus has three factions. The lines are not set in stone, and, depending on the