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Budget Debate

Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Rep. Hensarling Named To GOP ‘Super’ Debt Panel

C onservative North Texas republican congressman Jeb Hensarling has been chosen to co-chair a new committee tasked to find a bipartisan plan to slash the federal budget deficit.

08/10/2011

Texas State Capitol

Texas House Plods Through Debate On Lean Budget

The Texas House plodded through a marathon debate Friday, stopping after 15 hours of discussion about staggering cuts to the state budget, including the first reduction in overall public education funding in decades.

04/02/2011