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October 4, 2013
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Texas Lobby Group Legislative Update: Sen. Tommy Williams Resigns

As we reported yesterday, it was likely that more legislative retirements or resignations would be coming… but this one was a real shock. Senator Tommy Williams (R-The Woodlands) and the Chair of the Senate Finance Committee has confirmed he will […]
October 2, 2013
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Texas Lobby Group October 2013 Newsletter

Texas Lobby Group October 2013 Newsletter With the Regular and three Special Sessions finally over, the focus in Austin has turned from policy to politics. The March primaries are just 150 days away. All state-wide executive office holders are up […]
August 6, 2013
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 22, 2013
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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
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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 19, 2013
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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 […]