Texas 83rd Legislative Session

August 6, 2013

Texas 2013 Legislative Session Ends

Texas 2013 Legislative Session Ends Last night, the Texas Legislature found the third time was a charm! The House and Senate passed HB 1 and SJR 1 in a compromise plan to fund transportation. After almost seven months in Austin […]
July 3, 2013

Texas Special Legislative Session Update for July 3rd 2013

Texas Special Legislative Session Update for July 3rd 2013 In The News: 7/3 – Rep. Krause twitter: At last night’s hearing, 2181 people registered in support of #hb2 and 1355 against. 7/3 – KVUE: House Bill 2 passes committee; hundreds […]
July 3, 2013

Texas Special Legislative Session Update for Tuesday, July 2nd 2013

Texas Special Legislative Session Update for Tuesday, July 2nd 2013 The House adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 9, 2013. HB 2 was reported favorably from State Affairs without amendmentsThe Senate recessed until 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 9, 2013. Tuesday’s […]
July 1, 2013

Texas Political News: July 1 Special Session Agenda

Texas Political News: July 1 Special Session Agenda The House will convene at 2:00 p.m., Monday, July 1, 2013. The Senate will convene at 2:00 p.m., Monday, July 1, 2013. Hegar files SB 1, Abortion Bill. The Governor has called a […]
June 27, 2013

BREAKING NEWS: First Special Session Closes. Governor Perry Calls Second Special Session

BREAKING NEWS: First Special Session Closes. Governor Perry Calls Second Special Session Midnight of June 25th marked the end of the first called Special Session. The House finally adjourned Sine Die at 6:21PM. In the House’s final days, 4 bills […]
June 27, 2013

Texas 83rd Legislative Session Update: Report for Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

Texas 83rd Legislative Session Update: Report for Wednesday, June 26th, 2013 The House will convene at 2:00 p.m., Monday, July 1, 2013. The Senate will convene at 2:00 p.m., Monday, July 1, 2013. The Governor signed the Redistricting Bills. The […]
June 26, 2013

Texas 83rd Legislative Session Update: Report for Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Texas 83rd Legislative Session Update: Report for Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 The House adjourned sine die. Speaker issued a proclamation expanding the scope of the Select Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations to monitor conduct of executive appointees, including university regents. […]
June 24, 2013

Texas 83rd Legislative Session Update: Report for Monday, June 24th, 2013

Texas 83rd Legislative Session Update: Report for Monday, June 24th, 2013 The House recessed until 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 25, 2013. The Senate recessed until 7:00 p.m., Monday, June 24, 2013. Senate Items Eligible Calendar A motion to suspend the […]
June 22, 2013

Texas 83rd Legislative Session Update: Report for Friday, June 21st, 2013

Texas 83rd Legislative Session Update: Report for Friday, June 21st, 2013 The House recessed until 2:00 p.m., Sunday, June 23, 2013. Sunday’s Calendar has been set. The Senate recessed until 1:00 p.m., Sunday, June 23, 2013. Note: Time Warner has notified […]
June 20, 2013

Texas 83rd Legislative Session Update: Report for Thursday, June 20th, 2013

Texas 83rd Legislative Session Update: Report for Thursday, June 20th, 2013 In the News: 6/20 – Rep. Guillen twitter: Rare veto override sought to restore Public Integrity Unit funding. Read Here. 6/20 – Rep. Martinez Fischer twitter: Redistricting tango dances between […]
June 20, 2013

Texas 83rd Legislative Session Update: Report for Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Texas 83rd Legislative Session Update: Report for Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 The House adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Thursday, June 20, 2013. Calendar’s set SB 23 for Friday. Calendar’s is tentatively expecting to set the Transportation bill for Sunday and then […]
June 19, 2013

Texas 83rd Legislative Session Update: Report for Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Texas 83rd Legislative Session Update: Report for Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 In the News: 6/18 – Rep. Stickland twitter: Texas governor signs strongest email privacy law in the US. Read Here. 6/18 – Rep. Martinez-Fischer twitter: Supreme Court strikes down AZ […]