Leibowitz

Politics & Policy |
May 9, 2009

Wanted: adult supervision

The House was out of control Thursday during the debate on the TxDOT Sunset bill. The process was living proof of the old saying that there are two things you should never see being made: sausage and legislation. This was not serious lawmaking. It was an orgy--an orgy of hatred

Politics & Policy |
April 28, 2009

TLR responds (to my cheap shot)

I received the following e-mail in response to my discussion yesterday of Leibowitz's bill that was a formal re-codification of certain statutes. The bill itself is of little interest. However, it contains a statement of legislative intent to direct the judiciary to read the bill as nonsubstantive. In other words,

Politics & Policy |
April 28, 2009

Entergy crisis

Today’s calendar includes HB 3545 by Leibowitz. Here is what the House Research Organization says the bill does: HB 3545 would codify, without substantive change, various statutes omitted during prior recodifications, conform codifications enacted by the 80th Legislature to other laws enacted by that Legislature that did not amend the