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  • KimberlyYork
    KimberlyYork  opposed candidate "Drew Darby"
     
    Drew Darby
    Representative Drew Darby was elected to the Texas House of Representatives for House District 72 in 2006. Now serving in his second term of office, Darby represents…
    Jul 23, 2013 5:04 PM
  • CyndiRosales
    CyndiRosales  supported legislation "Texas Appropriations Act 2012-2013"
    Texas Appropriations Act 2012-2013
    The proposed state budget for the 2012-2013 biennium.
    Apr 12, 2013 10:46 AM
  • DonKlick
    DonKlick  commented: The two states known for gambling are Nevada and New Jersey. Both states have worse state budgets than Texas. It has not solved their revenue problem. More people are moving out of New Jersey,…
    Gambling
    Allowed casinos on American Indian reservations, Las Vegas-style casinos in the rest of the state, and slot machines at racetracks.
    Feb 24, 2013 9:05 AM
  • GehrigSaldana
    GehrigSaldana  commented: That lofty aid package for victims of Superstorm Sandy needs to be stripped of as much pork as possible. I trust that Sen. Cruz will fully address this issue. I would…
     
    Cruz starts Senate amid financial votes
    As a new Congress takes office Thursday, members must soon dive back into the debate over the nation’s finances. But some new Texas lawmaking blood could bring a different…
    Jan 13, 2013 8:07 AM
  • GehrigSaldana
    GehrigSaldana  liked the news story "Cruz starts Senate amid financial votes"
     
    Cruz starts Senate amid financial votes
    As a new Congress takes office Thursday, members must soon dive back into the debate over the nation’s finances. But some new Texas lawmaking blood could bring a different…
    Jan 13, 2013 7:54 AM
  • Radsenior
    Radsenior  commented: On drug testing, I agree and will support it when every politician across the nation takes this same drug screening first! Forcing dictates onto others without going…
     
    Top 10 bills to follow in Texas session
    Facing a multi billion-dollar deficit for big budget issues like Medicaid funding and money for public schools, a slew of other bills will likely make headlines.
    Nov 29, 2012 10:39 AM
  • cyabg
    cyabg  commented: One can get negative and paint a dark gloomy future. Easy to do. The President has done what he could and America is on tract: unemployment is lower, stock market…
     
    Gen Y: How Romney can get the young vote
    More voters aged 18 to 29 are starting to pay a little more attention to Romney and less to Obama. Can Romney capitalize on this in the final days of his campaign?
    Nov 1, 2012 5:32 PM
  • cyabg
    cyabg  commented: With all the votes against health care, votes against voting rights, against immigration nationwide, you think the middle class would vote for those in congress…
     
    House likely to stay in GOP hands on Election Day
    Democrats and Republicans are spending millions of dollars and airing thousands of TV commercials as they battle for the House's 435 seats. But the Election Day result…
    Oct 1, 2012 6:22 PM
  • Unionthug
    Unionthug  commented: Health care should be guaranteed for all Americans. You get what you pay for. Canadian taxes are higher, but they have universal health care. The big lie that there's a wait…
     
    House votes to repeal health law
    Pressing an election-year point, Republicans pushed yet another bill through the House on Wednesday to repeal the nation's two-year-old health care law.
    Oct 1, 2012 12:45 PM
  • Unionthug
    Unionthug  disliked the news story "House votes to repeal health law"
     
    House votes to repeal health law
    Pressing an election-year point, Republicans pushed yet another bill through the House on Wednesday to repeal the nation's two-year-old health care law.
    Oct 1, 2012 12:37 PM
  • guadalun
    guadalun  commented: 'Piata politics'?? Hmmm...
    ‘Piñata politics’ take center stage at Texas Tribune Fest
    It was clear immigration would be one of the most talked-about topics at the Texas Tribune Festival from the get-go. As Gov. Rick Perry opened the weekend on Friday…
    Sep 22, 2012 6:16 PM
  • ChurchState
    ChurchState  commented: How symbolic yet ironic for Mitt Romney to announce his VP choice on the battleship USS Wisconsin. GOP Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney certainly has the comfort of knowing…
     
    Romney accepts GOP nomination
    Accepting his party's nomination to be president, Republican Mitt Romney says he wants to restore the nation's promise by creating jobs for millions of unemployed Americans.
    Sep 15, 2012 12:15 PM
  • ChurchState
    ChurchState  commented: Mitt Romney the devout Mormon, may have lowered his standards to win this Presidental election. For decades The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS) - The Mormons and…
     
    Obama: Recovery path hard
    The president's speech was the final act of a pair of highly scripted national political conventions in as many weeks, and the opening salvo of a two-month drive toward…
    Sep 15, 2012 12:11 PM
  • ChurchState
    ChurchState  commented: What I find most interesting about the Mitt Romney Presidential Campaign against Obama is that Romney was losing most of the GOP Primaries until the Church of Jesus…
     
    Delegates nominate Romney, blast Obama
    Making up for lost time, Republican delegates streamed into their storm-delayed national convention Tuesday to certify Mitt Romney's nomination for the White House and…
    Sep 15, 2012 12:08 PM
  • sugarmom95
    sugarmom95  commented: Thought the President made an excellent case for four more years. The convention atmosphere was very upbeat. I especially liked the song that preceded Joe Biden entrance/speech.…
     
    Obama accepts nomination for 2nd term
    His re-election in doubt, President Barack Obama conceded only halting progress Thursday night toward fixing the nation's stubborn economic woes, but vowed in a Democratic…
    Sep 6, 2012 10:48 PM
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Republican Rick Perry is Governor of Texas. Two Republicans represent Texas in the U.S. Senate, and Texas has 32 representatives in the U.S. House: 20 Republicans and 12 Democrats.
 
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Governor: Rick Perry
Lieutenant Governor: David Dewhurst
Attorney General: Greg Abbott

Political News

Texas school finance case heads back to court
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Harvey Hilderbran, a Hill Country Republican, first comptroller candidate with TV ad
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Congress to discuss spending
Senior lawmakers on Capitol Hill are trying to put the finishing touches on a $1.1 trillion... more »

 

Congress looks at unemployment
Senate Democrats are scratching for votes to pass a White House-backed bill that would renew... more »

 

President, politicians honor Sandy Hook
President Barack Obama has marked the anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook elementary... more »