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When Good Things Happen to Bad Bills – and Vice Versa

Bad bills fly, while good bills die

the News Staff, May. 22, 2009

Topless Tax Bottoming Out?

Two competing bills at play over admission fees at topless clubs

Richard Whittaker, May. 22, 2009

LegeLines

Quickies from the Capitol

the News Staff, May. 22, 2009

Thumbs Up for State-School Reforms

At long last, some changes afoot in state schools

Richard Whittaker, May. 22, 2009

House Tweaks Death Penalty Law

Kenneth Foster Act aims to clean things up

Jordan Smith, May. 22, 2009

Local Reps and Their Committees

Strama tapped to oversee Technology Committee

Richard Whittaker, Feb. 20, 2009

Sticker Shock Over Governor's Mansion Repairs

The historical building may be endangered but so is the state's pocketbook

Lee Nichols, Feb. 20, 2009

A Renewed Push for Judicial Reforms

Shining a light on the Texas judiciary

Jordan Smith, Feb. 20, 2009

On the Road (and Rail) Again

Watson's take on transportation reform

Richard Whittaker, Feb. 20, 2009

Straus Offers Welcome to His House

Nosy reporters snoop around the speaker's apartment

Richard Whittaker, Feb. 13, 2009

The New Wildcatters: Lege Goes Solar

Solar bills are back by popular demand

Daniel Mottola, Feb. 13, 2009

Gambling Debate Returns to Capitol

With every legislative session comes a study on the economic benefits of slot machines at race tracks

Lee Nichols, Feb. 13, 2009

Unevolved: Same Old Silliness, Slim Victory for Science

It turns out that the State Board of Education knows more about science than real scientists!

Lee Nichols, Jan. 30, 2009