I'm excited to announce that Aman Batheja of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, one of the state's best political reporters, will soon join the Tribune staff.Full Story
Rep. Arlene Wohlgemuth, R-Burleson, used a legislative rule to strike 52 bills from the Texas House calendar near the end of the 75th regular session in 1997.
She was retaliating after political opponents used a similar parliamentary tactic to kill her legislation that would have required parental notification before minors could obtain abortions.
The rule she used? The House Calendars ...
The Dallas-based breast cancer prevention group Susan G. Komen for the Cure has halted its financial support of Planned Parenthood, yet another blow to the family planning organization that provides abortions in some of its clinics.Full Story
Is the boiling battle between Texas and the Environmental Protection Agency slowing to a simmer?Full Story
Texas lawmakers have been fishing for ideas on how to fill a looming budget deficit when they return to Austin in 2011. Based on new projections out today, they’re gonna need a bigger boat.Full Story