Texas Senate

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Name: Texas Senate
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 3 reports

Lawsuit challenging Texas Senate maps

AUSTIN — Two Texas residents backed by a conservative legal group have filed a federal lawsuit in Austin challenging how state Senate voting districts were drawn, according to a published report Tuesday.The Project on Fair Representation wants a judge ... [Published Abilene Reporter - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Texas Senate Districts Challenged

By DAVID LEEAUSTIN (CN) - Texas Senate districts are unfairly drawn, based on population rather than on number of electors, resulting in votes not being weighted equally, two voters claim in Federal Court.Sue Evenwell and Edward Pfenninger sued Gov. Rick ... [Published Courthouse News Service - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Voting Rights Lawsuit Filed Against State of Texas: State Senate Districts Unconstitutional

PR NewswireALEXANDRIA, Va., April 21, 2014ALEXANDRIA, Va. , April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Project on Fair Representation (POFR) announces the filing of a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Texas' state senate districts. ... [Published Reuters - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Nichols meets with Orange County agriculture leaders

ORANGE —Sen. Robert Nichols, in partnership with the Texas Agrilife Extension, conducted a round table discussion with agriculture leaders from Orange County on Tuesday.“Today's meeting was an opportunity to hear directly from those working in agriculture, ... [Published Orange Leader - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Wendy Davis Uses The Texas Senate As Her Piggy Bank

Once upon a time Texas state senator and gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis promised her constituents that the work her law firm did on behalf of local governments would not become a conflict of interests between her wallet and the Texas taxpayers. ... [Published RedState Blog - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Op-Ed: Civil Rights Remain a Struggle in Texas

Last week's Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Library emphasized the tremendous advancements we've made in America, and the way in which President Johnson helped usher in a new era of opportunity for all. However, here in Texas our civil right still face ... [Published Burnt Orange Report - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Davis: Senate votes didn't conflict with clients

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis says her voting record in the Texas Senate never conflicted with her law firm's work for a toll-road authority.Click to Continue » ... [Published Myrtle Beach Sun News - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Rangel: Texas Senate stands to become more conservative

AUSTIN — A new era may be dawning in the Republican-dominated Texas Legislature. And — for a change — this time it won’t be in the 150-member House of Representatives, which in the last three sessions has experienced a high turnover and even some tur ... [Published Lubbock Online - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Will 'our betters' prevent yet another Fort Hood?

My letter to Congress, read today at Texas Senate committee on Constitutional Carry. It is now public record.To my friends, fellow Texans, brothers in arms, members of the committee, and everyone within the sound of my voice, greetings.My name is First ... [Published WorldNetDaily - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Texas: Senate Committee to Hold Interim Hearing on Open Carry and Loosening Restrictions on your Gun Rights Tomorrow

Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst (R) has charged the Texas Senate Committee on Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security with studying and making recommendations on removing barriers in Texas to the exercise of your Second Amendment rights.  Those ... [Published NRA-ILA - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Meet the Candidates for Texas Senate District 4 Hosted by Kingwood Area Republican Women

"Meet the Candidates"Come Meet the Texas Senatorial Candidates for the seat vacated by Tommy Williams, who took the prestigious position of Vice Chancellor of Federal and State Relations  at Texas A&M University.  All 3 Candidates running in the race ... [Published Atascocita Observer - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 3 reports

Senator blasts Juvenile Justice Department

AUSTIN, Texas — A state senator called the Texas Juvenile Justice Department a broken agency on Thursday, while a separate committee considered no longer treating 17-year-olds as adults in criminal cases.Houston Democrat John Whitmire, chairman of the ... [Published Fort Mills Times - Mar 25 2014]

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...and demographics inching in Democrats' favor, the prospect of turning Texas blueor at least a competitive purpleis proving too tempting to ignore. "We have a lot of talented people drawn to Texas, and to our campaign, because they see a Democratic candidate who is a fighter" Guerra says
In the complaint, McDonald told local prosecutors (including Lehmberg, who properly had it farmed out to a special prosecutor) that he had "good reason to believe ... that (Perry) committed one or more offenses ... against the peace and dignity of the state."

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Don't Mess With Texas Women [Published Marie Claire - 1 hour ago]
Lubbock one of many Texas cities considering re... [Published Lubbock Online - 12 hours ago]
A lighter “Lite Guv”? [Published Fort Worth Weekly - 12 hours ago]
Kneecapping Reform in Texas [Published American Thinker - 22 hours ago]
SD 4 PAC favorites air differences, similarities [Published Houston Villager - Apr 23 2014]
Lawsuit challenging Texas Senate maps [Published Abilene Reporter - Apr 23 2014]
New Redistricting Lawsuit Would Tilt State Sena... [Published Texas Observer - Apr 23 2014]
Lawsuit seeks redrawing of Texas Senate districts [Published KVUE News Online - Apr 23 2014]
Gov. Rick Perry's veto: A case of bullying and ... [Published Connecticut Post - Apr 23 2014]
Lawsuit seeks redrawing of Texas Senate districts [Published Myrtle Beach Sun News - Apr 22 2014]
Meet the woman who could turn Texas purple [Published KXLY - Apr 22 2014]
The Brief: April 22, 2014 [Published The Texas Tribune - Apr 22 2014]
Texas Senate Districts Challenged [Published Courthouse News Service - Apr 22 2014]
The Dallas Morning News Gromer Jeffers Jr. column [Published NewsOK.com - Apr 22 2014]
A conflict by any other name ... [Published MySanAntonio - Apr 22 2014]
Meet the woman who could turn Texas purple [Published WDSU New Orleans - Apr 22 2014]
Voting Rights Lawsuit Filed Against State of Te... [Published Reuters - Apr 21 2014]
Kesha Rogers Tells Mexican Radio How U.S.-Mexic... [Published Lyndon LaRouche Public Action Committee - Apr 20 2014]
Greg Abbott leads Wendy Davis in governor race ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 20 2014]
Texting-and-driving ban may still fail after Perry [Published Bellingham Herald - Apr 19 2014]
Nichols meets with Orange County agriculture le... [Published Orange Leader - Apr 19 2014]
Rangel: San Antonio debate ignites immigration ... [Published Lubbock Online - Apr 19 2014]
Texting while driving a divisive issue [Published San Angelo Standard-Times - Apr 18 2014]
Wendy Davis Deals Are the Subject of an FBI Cor... [Published Pajamas Media - Apr 18 2014]
Questions of Politics, Experience in Burton, Sh... [Published The Texas Tribune - Apr 18 2014]
Higher Ed Group: Regent Investigation "Off the ... [Published The Texas Tribune - Apr 18 2014]
Opinion: The Real Conversation on Border Security [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 17 2014]
Candidates from local, state races participate ... [Published Community Impact Newspaper - Apr 16 2014]
West anniversary [Published El Paso Times - Apr 16 2014]
likely committed impeachable offenses [Published KUTRadio - Apr 16 2014]
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Opinion: The Real Conversation on Border Security [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 17 2014]
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst seeks re-election in November 2014. The federal government’s litany of policy failures is endless, but their longstanding refusal to take meaningful steps toward securing the border has created a crisis with deadly repercussions. ...
Wendy Davis Uses The Texas Senate As Her Piggy ... [Published RedState Blog - Apr 14 2014]
Once upon a time Texas state senator and gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis promised her constituents that the work her law firm did on behalf of local governments would not become a conflict of interests between her wallet and the Texas taxpayers. ...
Wendy Davis Ethical Questions Surface [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 14 2014]
Despite promises to the contrary, it appears that State Senator Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) voted on bills that affect her clients and favorably impact the bottom line of her law firm.  “I have never done anything in a way that represents a conflict ...
Op-Ed: Civil Rights Remain a Struggle in Texas [Published Burnt Orange Report - Apr 14 2014]
Last week's Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Library emphasized the tremendous advancements we've made in America, and the way in which President Johnson helped usher in a new era of opportunity for all. However, here in Texas our civil right still face ...
Top Ten Texas Runoffs to Watch, Part 1 [Published Burnt Orange Report - Apr 12 2014]
Most Texas primaries ended on March 4, however in 24 statewide and legislative races, March was not the end, rather it was only the beginning. 48 candidates are still fighting on, trying to secure their party's nominations; they are still contacting ...
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