Creighton announces passage of state government reforms in Texas Senate.

Austin, May 24 – The Texas Senate passed a government reform package. Senate Bill 132 – State Agency Savings – authored by Senator Creighton is an incentive program for agencies to reduce their annual spending. “I was pleased to carry out legislation to amend the State Agency Incentive Program to better encourage state agencies to […]

Texas Juggles Business-Costing Bathroom Bill – U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report Texas Juggles Business-Costing Bathroom BillU.S. News & World ReportThe House version added public school-only bathroom restrictions to a school-related Senate bill and would require transgender students in Texas public schools to use the bathroom of their "biological sex" or separate, single-stall restrooms. But …Texas House backs voter ID overhaul, with […]

Texas bill allows child agencies to deny services based on religion. Some say it targets LGBT families. – Washington Post

Washington Post Texas bill allows child agencies to deny services based on religion. Some say it targets LGBT families.Washington PostThe Texas Senate has passed a bill that protects state-funded foster care and adoption agencies that want to make decisions about child care and child placement based on “sincerely held religious beliefs.” House Bill 3859, which […]

Texas Is Close to Passing a Transgender Bathroom Bill for Public Schools – TIME

TIME Texas Is Close to Passing a Transgender Bathroom Bill for Public SchoolsTIME(AUSTIN, Texas) — A transgender "bathroom bill" reminiscent of one in North Carolina that caused a national uproar now appears to be on a fast-track to becoming law in Texas, though it may only apply to public schools. A broader proposal mandating …'Discrimination […]

Coming Up: This week at the Texas Legislature – Chron.com

Newsweek Coming Up: This week at the Texas LegislatureChron.comAUSTIN — The end is near. In just a week, the Texas Legislature's 85th session will come to a close. And coming week will be spent making sure that as many high-priority bills as possible, including the state budget, will be passed into law. Key …Texas Bathroom […]

Callers Threaten Texas Lawmaker Who Seeks Trump Impeachment – snopes.com

snopes.com Callers Threaten Texas Lawmaker Who Seeks Trump Impeachmentsnopes.comHOUSTON (AP) — A black Texas congressman said Saturday that he's been threatened with lynching by callers infuriated over him seeking impeachment of President Donald Trump. U.S. Rep. Al Green held a town hall meeting and played recordings of …Texas congressman receives threats over call for impeachmentABC NewsTexas […]

Texas Legislature To Honor Tony Romo Today – Dallas Observer

Dallas Observer Texas Legislature To Honor Tony Romo TodayDallas ObserverRESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 85th Texas Legislature hereby honor Tony Romo for his outstanding career with the Dallas Cowboys and extend to him sincere best wishes as he embarks on the next exciting chapter of his life." Romo is …Tony Romo to be […]

Guest Editorial: Sage Bill O’Sullivan explains where veterans medical issues stand

I received a phone call yesterday from one of Will Metcalf’s Staffers advising me that the House Concurrent Resolution that Will submitted had passed both Houses unanimously. It advocated Veteran’s being able to be treated by any Facility or Doctor that would accept Veteran Level payments. It specifically supported John McCain’s Bill written for that […]

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