Helen Giddings

Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst testifies on Capitol Hill. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Dewhurst Ready To Tap Rainy Day Fund

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.

01/08/2013

Ted Cruz Sworn In

Cruz: Shutdown May Be Necessary

Just hours after he was sworn-in, Texas’ new Republican Senator Ted Cruz went on offense against president Obama and Democrats – who he says are reluctant to cut spending.

01/04/2013