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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 Senate Calendar is online.

In The News:

  • 7/2 – PPP: Davis popular but trails Perry by double digits. See Policy.
  • 7/2 – KXAN: Perry to unveil plans Monday. See Video.
  • 7/2 – KXAN: County votes not to fund Public Integrity Unit. See Video.
  • 7/2 – KVUE: Texas House holds hearing on abortion bill. See Video.
  • 7/2 – Sen. Lucio: Calls for Gov. Perry to add tuition revenue bonds to second session. See Press Releases.
  • 7/2 – Team Dewhurst twitter: Dewhurst not happy with ‘paid, coordinated agitators’ coming to Texas. Read Here.
  • 7/2 – Gov. Perry twitter: William Jefferson Obituary. Read Here.
  • 7/2 – Sen. Hancock twitter: Pro-Life Texas Legislators Receive Threats. Read Here.
  • 7/2 – Sen. Deuell twitter: Mostyn Announces $135 Million TWIA Settlement. Read Here.
  • 7/2 – Rep. Guillen twitter: Redistricting, Redone by Lawmakers, Goes Back to Judges. Read Here.
  • 7/2 – Sen. Watson twitter: The Filibuster and the Future. Read Here.
  • 7/2 – Rep. Guillen twitter: Study – Health care industry helps drive U.S. economic recovery. Read Here.
  • 7/2 – Rep. Toth twitter: Gallup-80% of Americans think 3rd trimester & 64% of 2nd trimester abortions should be banned. Read Here.
  • 7/2 – Rep. Toth twitter: Yes, Pro-Life Laws Are Popular in Texas. Read Here.
  • 7/2 – Cecile Richards: The TT Interview. See Video.
  • 7/2 – Rep. Guillen twitter: Check Out The Parabolic Surge In Texas Oil Production. Read Here.
  • 7/2 – Rep. Toth twitter: Gallup shows drop in self-identified pro-choice voters, 49% in 2011 to 41% in 2012. Read Here.
  • 7/2 – Rep. Toth twitter: New Poll- Majority of Women Support National Ban on Late-Term Abortion. Read Here.
  • 7/2 – Rep. Villalba twitter: Wendy Davis Offers a Warning for Democrats. Read Here.
  • 7/2 – Rep. Guillen twitter: The Cost of the GOP’s Redistricting Wins. Read Here.
  • 7/2 – Elaine Hays Announces for Congress. See Press Releases.
  • 7/2 – Jared Patterson launches campaign for Texas House 112. See Press Releases.
  • 7/2 – Rep. Guillen twitter: Federal Loan Hikes Worry University Students. Read Here.