Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst said, with the state’s population set to double in the next 40 or 50 years, it is time to tap the Rainy Day Fund, which could be nearly $12 billion by 2015.
The Texas economy has surely bounced back and is expanding again, and because of sales tax revenues have increased, the state has more money to spend.
Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has promised a more conservative state Senate in 2013.
That’s saying a lot.
Texas Senate leaders have unveiled a package of education reforms that includes an effort to help some public school children attend private schools.
Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst is scheduled to discuss higher education in Fort Worth and how the state’s universities may be affected in the 2013 legislative session.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst spoke Thursday at an event held by the Dallas Regional Chamber.
Gov. Rick Perry and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst are teaming up on Tuesday for a rare joint press conference to discuss reforms for welfare and unemployment insurance.
Texas voters chose more of the same in the Texas Legislature next year. They maintained the partisan balance in the Senate and added only a handful of Democrats to the House.
Ted Cruz’s two-year campaign will finally come to an end as he attempts to become Texas’ first Hispanic elected to the U.S. Senate.
Republican Ted Cruz said that he raised $3.5 million between July and September, about 10 times the amount secured by his Democratic rival for an open U.S. Senate seat.
Ted Cruz won the Republican nomination for the open U.S. Senate seat in Texas. Now, he is the prohibitive favorite, and busy reconciling with foes he bashed as too moderate.
Texas Governor Rick Perry says he will announce whether he’s running for re-election next June
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