Senate Announces Interim Charges

Senate Committee Interim Charges. On Wednesday, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced interim charges for Senate Committees. Interim charges give committees specific direction on issues and topics to consider before the next legislative session. Below are some highlights from the charges; the full list can be viewed here. Electricity: The Business and Commerce Committee is directed…

October Updates

Fundraising Reports Suggest Front Runners in Competitive HD-28. On Monday, candidates filed their first set of 30-day fundraising reports for House District 28, located outside Houston and recently vacated by Republican state Rep. John Zerwas, who won re-election in 2016 by 8 percentage points. Six GOP candidates have declared for the seat, with three raising…