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Jim Crow Gets a Vote

Voter-ID bills protect voters ... by keeping them away from polls

Amy Smith, May. 4, 2007

Demanding Lege Action on Detained Families

Activists hold "People's Hearing" at Capitol to call attention to house resolution demanding alternatives to incarceration of immigrant children .

Patty Ruland, May. 4, 2007

Ounce of Prevention, $467 Million of Cure

House State Affairs Committee approves measure that would increase education regarding family-planning programs and sexually transmitted disease prevention.

Jordan Smith, May. 4, 2007

Capitol Briefs

May. 4, 2007

On the Lege

Trying to revive insurance for kids

Amy Smith, Apr. 27, 2007

Immigration Folly at the Lege

Richard Whittaker, Apr. 27, 2007

House: Squeeze the (Dem) Voters

Voter-ID bill passes the House

Lee Nichols, Apr. 27, 2007

Capitol Briefs

Apr. 27, 2007

Abortion Makes You Crash

Tired arguments and middle-aged men set anti-woman agenda

Jordan Smith, Apr. 19, 2007

Capitol Briefs

Apr. 19, 2007

Doing Right on Drugs

A needle-exchange program moves toward a Senate vote

Jordan Smith, Apr. 19, 2007

TXU Meltdown

TXU says FU, then backs down

Amy Smith, Apr. 13, 2007

Itty Bitty Steps

Minority Dems savor a few budget victories, and other news from the Capitol

Amy Smith, Apr. 6, 2007

TYC Update: Conservator Conflicts

Richard Whittaker, Apr. 6, 2007

Budget Rollout

The budget battle begins at the Capitol

Amy Smith, Mar. 30, 2007

A $156 Million Disaster

The Accenture scheme blows up in the state's face

Mar. 23, 2007

Another Spin of the Wheel

Pro-gambling interests try their luck again; and other Lege news

Amy Smith, Mar. 16, 2007

Capitol Briefs

Mar. 16, 2007

On the Lege

News from beneath the pink granite dome

Amy Smith, Mar. 9, 2007

Capitol Briefs

Mar. 9, 2007

A Senior Moment

Austin Rep. Elliott Naishtat is leading charges to protect both seniors and children this session

Amy Smith, Feb. 23, 2007

On the Lege

Texas and Sudan: In or Out?

Amy Smith, Feb. 16, 2007

On the Lege

The Cervical Wars Part I: Perry, HPV, and the Politics of Cancer

Amy Smith, Feb. 9, 2007

Lege Lowdown

Feb. 9, 2007

Loyalty pays off

Rose, Dukes rewarded for standing with Craddick

Amy Smith, Feb. 2, 2007

Watson Having Fun Stateside

Austin's freshman senator picks up plum assignments

Amy Smith, Jan. 26, 2007

The Beginning of the End

Lawmakers accomplish what they failed to do so many times – approve a new education funding package that doesn't look half bad on paper

Amy Smith, May. 19, 2006

The Tax Lowdown

Big Tobacco, poor smokers gain temporary reprieve, and other tax politics news

Amy Smith, Apr. 28, 2006

Keep extra Gavels Handy

Opening day of the special legislative session featured more plot lines than a MASH episode.

Amy Smith, Apr. 21, 2006

Two Sessions, Two Failures

Lawmakers still can't salvage school finance

Amy Smith, Aug. 19, 2005

Lege Notes

Odds and ends – mostly odds – from under the pink granite dome

Aug. 19, 2005

Lege or Circus?

A lack of democracy turns education 'reform' into an unfunny joke

Amy Smith, Aug. 12, 2005

Lege Notes

Odds and ends – mostly odds – from under the pink granite dome

Aug. 12, 2005

Perry Settles for a 'Half-Loaf'

And he's 'stunned' that you would question his special sessions

Amy Smith, Aug. 5, 2005

Lege Notes

Odds and ends – mostly odds – from beneath the pink granite dome

Aug. 5, 2005

House Gives Perry the Finger

House Bills 2 and 3 die; it's back to square one

Amy Smith, Jul. 29, 2005

Lege Notes

Odds and ends – mostly odds – from beneath the pink granite dome

Jul. 29, 2005

More School Finance Madness

No solution; another special session is coming

Amy Smith, Jul. 22, 2005

Lege Notes

Odds and ends – mostly odds – from beneath the pink granite dome

Jul. 22, 2005

Not You, Not Me – Tax That Fellow Behind the Tree!

Instead of businesses, consumers and working stiffs will shoulder much of the property tax cut approved by the Senate.

Amy Smith, Jul. 15, 2005

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