Texas Senate

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First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Hollywood Cannot Save Their ‘Abortion Barbie’

Poor ol’ Wendy Davis. She wore her pink sneakers and filibustered pro-life legislation. The media made her a national hero for kid killers. And they she had to do something besides look pretty and filibuster. It all started falling apart. Turns ... [Published RedState Blog - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Charles Perry announces Senate run, will not seek reelection to House

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -Charles Perry officially announced his candidacy for Texas Senate on Tuesday.But that wasn't the only big announcement; he also told the room of supporters he won't be seeking reelection for House District 83 in order to focus on running ... [Published KCBD - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Reminder from Secretary of State Nandita Berry: Early voting starts Monday for Texas Senate District 4 Special Election Runoff

AUSTIN, TX - Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry reminds voters in Senate District 4 that early voting starts Monday, July 28, and runs through Friday, Aug.1, for the Aug. 5 special election runoff to replace former state Senator Tommy Williams."During ... [Published Noodls - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Updated: Delwin Jones runs for Texas Senate District 28 seat

Former House Rep. Delwin Jones announced today he is running for state Senate.According to a news release, Jones, who lost the House district 83 seat to Charles Perry in 2010, said he wants to carry on the conservative values espoused by Robert Duncan, ... [Published Lubbock Online - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

GOP Texas Senate candidates oppose new form of racetrack betting

A group of conservative state senatorial candidates joined their would-be colleagues to fight against an effort at the Texas Racing Commission to allow a new form of betting at race tracks.State Rep. Van Taylor, R-Plano, and four tea party-backed newcomers ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Republican nominees for state Senate submit statement on expanded gambling in Texas

The Republican nominees for the Texas Senate 84th Legislature submitted the following statement to the Texas Racing Commission on Sunday:As Republican nominees for the Texas Senate, we are pleased with the unified stance the current Republican caucus ... [Published Frisco Enterprise - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Analysis: A Pressing Conundrum for Texas Capitol Gatekeepers

Texas lawmakers are going to have to figure out what a reporter is.You have no reason to care about this, unless you want to keep up with what is being done in your name at the Texas Capitol, and you think having reporters on the floor of the House and ... [Published Killeen Daily Herald - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Senator representing Bowie County named to several committees

AUSTIN—State Sen. Kevin Eltife has been named to several committees, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst recently announced.Eltife represents Texas Senate District 1, which incl... ... [Published Texarkana Gazette - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Arrington seeks District 28 Texas Senate seat

Jodey Arrington attributes his commitment to public service in large part to his upbringing in Plainview.The former Texas Tech vice chancellor and senior adviser to President George W. Bush is seeking the Texas State Senate District 28 seat recently vacated ... [Published Plainview Daily Herald - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Our View: The next District 28 senator needs to be in place by start of session

Gov. Rick Perry was not going to please everyone with the date he chose to determine who would succeed Texas Tech Chancellor Robert Duncan in the District 28 seat in the Texas Senate.One logical possibility for the special election would be Nov. 4, the ... [Published Lubbock Online - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Hamilton native makes Texas history

Last week, Texas State Sen. Jane Nelson — who was known as Jane Gray when she was growing up in Hamilton — was appointed as the first female chair of the Finance Committee in the Texas state legislature.The Republican who resides in Flower Mound, Texas, ... [Published Journal-News - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Miller appointed to legislative committee overseeing state lottery

Today, Representative Rick Miller was appointed to the Legislative Committee to Review the Texas Lottery Commission by the Honorable Joe Straus, speaker of the Texas House of Representatives. The committee was created last year by the passage of House ... [Published Fort Bend Sun - Jul 25 2014]

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"There is no reason for me to have my foot on both sides of the isle," Perry said. "People need to know that on January of 2015 we have an occupied state rep and an occupied senate. This area and west of I-25 cannot go without representation that is ready, effective and on task."
...voters can cast ballots at any polling place in their county of registration, making the voting process more convenient," said Secretary Berry. "Voters in Senate District 4 should remember to bring an approved photo ID to the polls."
"She and her team are well-equipped to continue my 12-year record of delivering conservative budgets below the growth of inflation and population."
Dewhurst: I have always been against an amnesty program. "If they want to be a citizen, they ought to go home and reapply."

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McNeely: Why the Texas election ballot is so long [Published News-Journal - 19 hours ago]
Waco, Strange but True: ‘Joe College’ was belov... [Published Waco Tribune Herald - 20 hours ago]
Wendy Davis and Leticia Van de Putte’s Paths to... [Published Texas Observer - Jul 30 2014]
Hollywood Cannot Save Their ‘Abortion Barbie’ [Published RedState Blog - Jul 30 2014]
Pleasanton ‘Citizens’ attend 2014 Bluebonnet Gi... [Published Pleasanton Express - Jul 30 2014]
Charles Perry announces Senate run, will not se... [Published KCBD - Jul 30 2014]
A New Agenda for Texas’ Hispanic-Majority Schools [Published Texas Observer - Jul 29 2014]
Reminder from Secretary of State Nandita Berry:... [Published Noodls - Jul 29 2014]
GOP Texas Senate candidates oppose new form of ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Jul 29 2014]
GOP State Senate Nominees Speak Out Against His... [Published The Texas Tribune - Jul 28 2014]
Republican nominees for state Senate submit sta... [Published Frisco Enterprise - Jul 28 2014]
Updated: Delwin Jones runs for Texas Senate Dis... [Published Lubbock Online - Jul 28 2014]
Delwin Jones runs for Texas Senate District 28 ... [Published Lubbock Online - Jul 28 2014]
Analysis: A Pressing Conundrum for Texas Capito... [Published Killeen Daily Herald - Jul 28 2014]
Senator representing Bowie County named to seve... [Published Texarkana Gazette - Jul 28 2014]
Arrington seeks District 28 Texas Senate seat [Published Plainview Daily Herald - Jul 26 2014]
Our View: The next District 28 senator needs to... [Published Lubbock Online - Jul 26 2014]
WTF Friday: Who Are You? [Published Texas Observer - Jul 25 2014]
Hamilton native makes Texas history [Published Journal-News - Jul 25 2014]
Miller appointed to legislative committee overs... [Published Fort Bend Sun - Jul 25 2014]
Conservative Republicans of Texas PAC endorses ... [Published Lubbock Online - Jul 25 2014]
Coalition endorses Creighton in SD4 race [Published Waller County News Citizen - Jul 25 2014]
Conservative Republicans of Texas PAC [Published Guidry News - Jul 25 2014]
Early voting for the Texas Senate District 4 Sp... [Published Guidry News - Jul 24 2014]
Early voting starts Monday for Texas Senate Dis... [Published Waller County News Citizen - Jul 24 2014]
Texas Dems Launch Major Effort to Protect Votin... [Published Texas Observer - Jul 23 2014]
Texas Senate candidate: Cornyn only cares about... [Published West Elgin Chronicle - Jul 23 2014]
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Hollywood Cannot Save Their ‘Abortion Barbie’ [Published RedState Blog - Jul 30 2014]
Poor ol’ Wendy Davis. She wore her pink sneakers and filibustered pro-life legislation. The media made her a national hero for kid killers. And they she had to do something besides look pretty and filibuster. It all started falling apart. Turns ...
Senate Fundraising Roundup: Libby Willis in Str... [Published Burnt Orange Report - Jul 18 2014]
Republican Konni Burton is going to have to try harder if she wants to take SD-10 away from Democrats The most competitive race in the Texas State Senate is District 10, currently held by Sen. Wendy Davis. Sen. Davis decided to forgo a run for re-election ...
Holder Likely to Exploit Texas Redistricting Ba... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 17 2014]
HOUSTON, Texas—The redistricting battle that began in 2011 is expected to end on Friday in federal district court in San Antonio. The Department of Justice (DOJ) is using this Texas redistricting lawsuit (Perez v. Perry) to argue that Texas should ...
Politiquizz: Crack Open a Cold One [Published Capital Eye - Jul 11 2014]
(Flickr/Peter Trimming) The summer is heating up, with temperatures in the 90s this week from coast to coast. It’s no wonder the beer, wine and liquor industry look forward to summer all year long. Sales soar during this season as Americans purchase ...
Next phases of redistricting lawsuit scheduled [Published Off the Kuff - Jul 11 2014]
Part One takes place next week . The trial over 2011 House district boundaries begins July 14 in U.S. District Court, where a hearing Tuesday shed light on how the case could unfold. The proceeding are expected to last at least six days — Monday ...
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