Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst blamed the Texas abortion bill’s defeat on an “unruly mob” of protestors. But that will not happen again, he promised.
Thousands of pro-life activists cheered even before their rally began on the steps of the State Capitol.
AUSTIN (AP) — No matter what Gov. Rick Perry announces on Monday, his decision will transform politics in Texas. If the state’s longest-serving governor chooses to retire, then at least six out of nine elected […]
With the crowd in the Texas Senate gallery chanting at deafening levels, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst stood at the podium with his hands in his pockets as his fellow Republicans pleaded and shouted for order.
State Senate Republicans insist proposed new restrictions on abortion facilities are designed to protect women’s health. But a tweet David Dewhurst said the plan is an attempt to shut down clinics and all but ban abortion in Texas.
With legislative adjournment looming on Monday, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst said he wants Gov. Rick Perry to call a special session to seek passage of failed legislation insisted upon by conservative Republicans.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst said that he is taking State House leaders at their word, and that delicate pieces of a complicated Texas budget deal will be passed on Wednesday.
A final deal on a new Texas budget remains elusive despite Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst saying that both sides had settled the key issues.
A day of escalating tensions over Texas budget talks ended late Thursday with the House and Senate on the apparent brink of a deal that would restore funding to schools.
Some Texas applicants for welfare would be subjected to drug testing and would be permanently cut off if they fail three times under a bill passed Wednesday by the state Senate.
Conservatives who oppose abortion, gay rights and premarital sex are set to gather as Gov. Rick Perry leads a rally in support of traditional values at the Texas Capitol on Tuesday.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst is taking his former campaign manager to court, filing a lawsuit that alleges he skimmed more than $2 million from Dewhurst’s campaign funds.