Lt. Governor David Dewhurst
83rd State Legislative session gets underway in Austin with a long list of priorities.
Republican Comptroller Susan Combs on Monday releases her biennial revenue estimate — the crucial number that sets the limit on what lawmakers can spend for 2014 and 2015.
Top Texas republicans are calling for some legal changes to the state’s welfare and unemployment benefit programs. Governor Rick Perry and Lt. Governor David Dewhurst want to require mandatory drug screenings for applicants.
Texas Governor Rick Perry says he will announce whether he’s running for re-election next June
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst is keeping his future political plans to himself after losing the U.S. Senate runoff to tea party darling Ted Cruz.
Dewhurst told supporters Tuesday in Houston that his campaign “got beat up a little bit, but we never gave up.”
Voter turnout appears mixed at several polling stations across Texas on primary runoff election day.
The Republican run-off for the soon to be vacated U.S. Senate seat in Texas has become a fight between the state’s Republican political establishment and the Republican grassroots.
Late Monday afternoon, Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst and Governor Rick Perry called potential supporters to vote in Tuesday’s Republican run-off for U-S Senate seat.
Tea party superstars from across the country are converging on Texas in hopes of helping grassroots darling and U.S. Senate hopeful Ted Cruz pull off an upset that had long seemed unthinkable against the mainstream Republican choice Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst.
Conservative activist group Club for Growth has bought $1.5 million in television and radio ads attacking Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in his bid for the Senate.
The Texas Senate will decide if Democrats have some power after all this legislative session.