BREAKING NEWS: Jones State Forest bill passes Texas Senate, moves to House

Austin, May 18 – Yesterday, Senator Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe) passed legislation to protect 100% of the W.G. Jones State Forest. The Texas Senate passed the bill unanimously. The bill, S.B. 1964, now goes to the Texas House of Representatives for consideration. “This bill could not have passed without my constituents feedback, involvement and support for […]

Class of 2017: Destination Texas — Brenham’s Marqez Bimage – Hookem.com

Hookem.com Class of 2017: Destination Texas — Brenham's Marqez BimageHookem.comThe last 12 linebackers signed by Texas. Numbers in parenthesis reflect that player's star rating from 247Sports' composite rankings: 2017: Gary Johnson, Dodge City C.C. (4). On signing day, he was considered one of the Longhorns' top gets, a former …

Texas Seeks Medicaid Money It Gave Up Over Planned Parenthood Ban – New York Times

New York Times Texas Seeks Medicaid Money It Gave Up Over Planned Parenthood BanNew York TimesFour years after Texas gave up millions of dollars in federal Medicaid funds so it could ban Planned Parenthood from participating in a family planning program for low-income women, the state is asking the Trump administration for the money back.Texas […]

Texas Southern withdraws invitation to Senator Cornyn to speak at commencement – Inside Higher Ed

Fox News Texas Southern withdraws invitation to Senator Cornyn to speak at commencementInside Higher EdThe university acted amid student anger that the invitation had been extended, with some saying they would protest during commencement if he spoke. The news came just days after many in the graduating class at Bethune-Cookman University — like Texas …Texas Southern […]

Editorial: Less is more for Texas Legislature – Amarillo.com

Amarillo.com Editorial: Less is more for Texas LegislatureAmarillo.comThese were just a few of the recent sky-is-falling headlines relating to the Texas Legislature, which ends its 85th regular session May 29. Take a deep breath. The Lone Star State will survive, despite the rather dramatic headlines. Let's remember that …