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LegeLines
House of Representatives is finally hearing bills on the floor
"...out of his own committee. On March 19, Carona's SB 1247, which would standardize statewide regulations, was attacked by..."

March 22, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Ellis Leads the Pre-Filed Bill Pack
"...to reform the eyewitness identification procedures used by police (SB 117), require video recording of police interrogations (SB 116),..."

Nov. 10, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

LegeLines
Odds and ends from the Capitol
"...Sen. Rodney Ellis have filed bills (HB 498 and SB 115) seeking to create an innocence commission... Friday (March..."

March 13, 2009 News Feature by the News Staff

Innocence Committee
Lawmakers consider how to stop wrongful convictions
"...since 2003, has filed similar legislation again this session (SB 115) that is still awaiting hearing in the Senate’s..."

March 11, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Fighting a Rising Tide
The 78th Lege chipped away at abortion rights
"...actually provide abortions -- and annually serve an estimated 115,000 clients. While none of Austin's three Planned Parenthood clinics..."

July 25, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Point Austin: Intentional Ignorance
Voting rights decision fails to acknowledge the obvious
"...(in part) the state's 2011 Voter ID law (aka "SB 14"), which had created a narrow list of "acceptable"..."

Aug. 14, 2015 News Column by Michael King

The Premature Death of the WHAC
How Gov. Greg Abbott killed vital oversight for women’s health
"...on the committee because its purpose had been served: "SB 790 does nothing more than extend the expiration date..."

Jan. 19, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

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