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The Brief: Top Texas News for March 3, 2011

State Rep. Carol Alvarado, D-Houston, during the abortion sonogram bill debate on March 2, 2011.
State Rep. Carol Alvarado, D-Houston, during the abortion sonogram bill debate on March 2, 2011.

During abortion-sonogram debate Wednesday, House Democrats brandished one of the few remaining weapons in their arsenal: the technicality.

The Midday Brief: Top Texas Headlines for March 2, 2011

Rep. Wayne Christian (c) (R-Nacodoches) confers with Rep. Diane Patrick (r) during sonogram debate from the back mike on March 2, 2011.
Rep. Wayne Christian (c) (R-Nacodoches) confers with Rep. Diane Patrick (r) during sonogram debate from the back mike on March 2, 2011.

Your afternoon reading: abortion sonogram testimony gets graphic; conservatives suspicious of anti-bullying bills; no traction for solar panel legislation

The Midday Brief: Top Texas Headlines for March 1, 2011

Williamson County DA John Bradley speaks during Senate Nomination Committee to the Forensic Science Commision. February 28th, 2011
Williamson County DA John Bradley speaks during Senate Nomination Committee to the Forensic Science Commision. February 28th, 2011

Your afternoon reading: Senate Democrats could block forensic nomination; disability advocates rally at Capitol; voter ID heard in House

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