Your afternoon reading:
- "House Speaker Joe Straus says it remains 'unclear what the Legislature’s options are' following Gov. Rick Perry’s veto of legislation involving sales taxes for online retailers." — Can Lege try to override Perry’s veto?, Texas Politics
- "The chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee likened the new Texas Republican congressional districting plan to the re-run of a 1950s television sitcom." — Democratic congressional campaign chief sees deja vu in Texas redistricting, Trail Blazers
- "Gov. Rick Perry was expected to begin weighing a Republican presidential bid this week but instead found himself enmeshed again in the battle ...