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Top 10% Debate in Bottom Percentile
SB175 session in the Senate an unfortunate model for how legislation gets passed
"...Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas, stalked the floor during proceedings, visibly frustrated..."

March 26, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

God in the Schoolroom, God in the Lege (Part 1)
Do you really need the Bible to be a constitutional lawyer? Sen. Estes thinks so.
"...brief war of words during the debate between Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas, and Senate sponsor Sen. Craig Estes, R-Wichita..."

May 24, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Feeling the Heat
A profile of the new Texas ACLU and Executive Director Will Harrell
"...debate on the floor -- they're tossing around Senator Royce West's racial profiling bill (SB 1074) before a vote...."

April 27, 2001 News Feature by Michael Erard

Will Texas Be Safe for Romeos and Juliets?
Senate committee recommends not implementing federal sex offender law
"...that advice remains to be seen. Dallas Democratic Sen. Royce West has filed a bill (see "This Way to..."

Jan. 14, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Redistricting Lands in the Feds' Hands
Texas Democrats make their case in court and at the Dept. of Justice
"...representative north of Houston and Austin," said state Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas. "I repeat: one Democratic representative north of..."

Nov. 7, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Small Victory, Bitter Defeats
A small win for the good guys, followed by a huge loss.
"...after numerous amendments by Eliot Shapleigh, D-El Paso, and Royce West, D-Dallas, and Leticia Van de Putte, D-San Antonio,..."

May 2, 2003 News Column by Michael King

Lege Lines: Kill Bill(s)
Abbott vetoes more than 40 bills
"...week's massacre; most notable was SB 359 by Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas. Currently, Texas physicians must involve cops and..."

June 26, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...the demolition of the 1920s Tudor house in the Westline National Historic District has been cited as the best..."

Jan. 27, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Putting the brakes on the Star+Plus HMO
"...Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas, asked the HHSC to weigh the Medicaid..."

Feb. 25, 2005 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Corralling the Evidence
Proposed SB 1439 would tighten statewide evidence procedures
"...A bill (SB 1439) filed this legislative session by Royce West, D-Dal­las, would change that, requiring that evidence technicians..."

April 5, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Dems for Governor: Bill White, et al.
White stands out as Dems' best shot
"...At a breakfast before the AFL-CIO meeting, state Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas, an early White endorser, told the Coalition..."

Feb. 19, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Criminal Justice Reform
Slow Train A-Comin'
" register as sex offenders (SB 1709 by Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas), another Ellis proposal that would have police..."

May 8, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

It Just Doesn't Add Up
As the session winds down, school finance reform recedes once again
"...for HB 2: Florence Shapiro, R-Dallas; Ken Armbrister, D-Victoria; Royce West, D-Dallas; Robert Duncan, R-Lubbock; and Kyle Janek, R-Houston...."

May 20, 2005 News Column by Amy Smith

Scrap It or Cap It? What to Do With Texas' Top Ten Percent Law.
Some want to do away with the post-'Hopwood' admissions law, but UT officials and others say it works
" the top seven or eight percent," said Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas, who chairs the committee...."

April 8, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Naked City
HB 2 and HB 3 could look very different after they leave the Senate
"...the discussion. In a first day of discussion, Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas, pointed to areas of the bill and..."

April 8, 2005 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Capitol Chronicle
The Texas 11 Minus One return, and the gallery goes wild.
"...what we could not do on our own," said Royce West, D-Dallas. "They united this party and these people..."

Sept. 19, 2003 News Column by Michael King

Capitol Chronicle
The fight over re-redistricting is a battle for the civil rights of minority Texans.
"...his District 23 (which stretches south to Laredo and west to El Paso) as testimony that not all Hispanics..."

Aug. 29, 2003 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: “Show Us Your Papers”
The Whitley fiasco and the persistence of voter suppression
"...senators' questions with any substance – pressed by Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas, on the meaning of voter suppression, the..."

Feb. 15, 2019 News Column by Michael King

Senate Passes House Bill 2
July 12, 2013. 20 photos.
"...Democratic Sen. Royce West raises a point about a possible procedural error...."

July 15, 2013 Photo Gallery

Lege Lines: The Score
Grading the Lege on women's health, drug policy, and criminal justice
"...unfortunate misses – including the untimely demise of Dallas Sen. Royce West's SB 1439, which would have required training for..."

May 31, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Execution Assembly Line Gets Rolling
12 executions are currently scheduled through July
" address that charge. Senate Bill 1270 by Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas, would let condemned inmates challenge their death..."

March 29, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Point Austin: Tools for Lege Watching
Considering Texas' future – a few things to keep in mind
"...Doomed Legis­lation are bills filed by Dallas Dem Sen. Royce West and Austin Dem Rep. Mark Strama that would..."

Dec. 14, 2012 News Column by Michael King

Fate of the Texas Two-Step
Texas Dems held the final hearing last week gathering testimony opposed and in favor of the Texas Two-Step
"...pretty memorable day for me," Wright told state Sen. Royce West of Dallas and a collection of county party..."

Nov. 21, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Juan Hinojosa, D-McAllen; Eddie Lucio, D-Brownsville; Steve Ogden, R-Bryan; Royce West, D-Dallas; and Tommy Williams, R-the Woodlands. Perry is..."

Dec. 30, 2005 News Feature

Big $penders
Jan. 1, 2001-Dec. 31, 2003
"...Royce West (D-Dallas) $3,000/month, Austin condo..."

July 23, 2004 News Feature

Naked City
Texas A&M decides to avoid affirmative action in admissions, raising ire from minority lawmakers.
"...that they would hold the school accountable. Dallas Sen. Royce West said that barring real progress on the issue,..."

Dec. 12, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

On the Lege
For the Senate Democrats, Labor Day was just another day (not) at the office.
"...such a ruling from John Ashcroft's DOJ. Said Dallas' Royce West, "We are offended that the DOJ acted without..."

Sept. 5, 2003 News Column by Michael King

Not Quite 'Dead, Dead, Dead' Yet
The Senate plays Chicken over congressional redistricting.
"...issue. That's one reason why Jurisprudence Committee member Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas, told reporters this week the Republican plan..."

July 25, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Capitol Chronicle
Always count on the Texas Legislature to remember: The gold rules
"...trumpeted as "economic development" by its author, Democratic Sen. Royce West, and anyone who questioned the need for a..."

May 9, 2003 News Column by Michael King

Building Black Momentum
A report on the African-American Legislative Summit
"...recessionary times. State Sen. Rodney Ellis, who with Sen. Royce West co-chaired the Summit, called the weekend "a tremendous..."

Feb. 15, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

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