Gov. Rick Perry
Christmas may be six-plus months away, but it’s already on the minds of Gov. Rick Perry and many in the state Legislature.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is poking fun at New York ahead of his upcoming trip to convince employers there to move to Texas.
Gov. Rick Perry says it’s “certainly possible” he’ll add the hot-button issue of reshaping the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association to a special legislative session he’s already convened on redistricting.
The Texas Legislature opened in January with students, parents, teachers and school administrators across the state clamoring that making youngsters pass a nation-leading 15 state-mandated standardized tests to graduate high school was far too many.
Texas schools could train teachers as armed marshals to exchange gunfire with potential attackers under a bill approved by state lawmakers and sent to Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday, while a key lawmaker said attempts to allow concealed handgun license holders to carry their weapons into college classrooms is likely dead.
It’s Christmas in May in the Texas Legislature.
The weather service said the preliminary storm estimate for the Granbury tornado was an EF-4, based on the Fujita tornado damage scale.
Republicans control both chambers of the Texas Legislature, but that hasn’t kept them from reaching an impasse over the state budget.
This week, city council members in Houston will consider a safe-passing ordinance.
Public universities in Texas would have to offer students fixed four-year tuition prices under a bill that has cleared a key House vote.
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