Senator Rodney Ellis 9-18-16Dr. Laura Murillo (President and CEO, Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce) talks with Texas State Senator Rodney Ellis. They discuss the collaboration needed at all levels of government, and get into his being the lone Democrat on the County Commissioner Court.
Texas Senate Passes Abortion BillLate Friday, Republicans in the Texas Legislature passed an omnibus abortion bill that is one of the most restrictive in the nation
Texas Senate On Track To Pass Tough Abortion Rules This time when the Texas Senate takes up tough new abortion restrictions, the chamber's top Republican is determined not to let anything β€” or anyone β€” derail a vote.
Senate Gets Abortion Bill; Santorum Hold Rally The fight over new abortion restrictions is moving to the Texas Senate, with Christian conservatives rallying for the bill.
House, Senate Face Impasse Over BudgetRepublicans control both chambers of the Texas Legislature, but that hasn't kept them from reaching an impasse over the state budget.
Cruz, GOP Dominate Election But Dems Made Inroads Mitt Romney's victory in Texas wasn't enough to put him over the top but Election Day was sweet for tea party favorite Ted Cruz, who trounced his Democratic opponent to become the state's first Hispanic U.S. Senator.
Tea Party Darling Cruz Wins Texas' US Senate Race Democrat Paul Sadler has conceded the U.S. Senate race to Republican Ted Cruz, urging supporters to "be proud of the voters' choice."
Senate Hopeful Ted Cruz: Tea Party Intellectual? U.S. Senate hopeful Ted Cruz says he's ready to go to Washington and argue eloquently for free market principles, individual responsibility and policies that benefit entrepreneurship.
Texas Senate Vote Approves Guns On CampusThere's big news out of Austin Monday. Texas Senators have voted to allow concealed handgun license holders to carry their weapons into public college classrooms.

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