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Plan Rating Schools With Letter Grades Headed To Full Senate

A plan to rate public schools statewide by letter grades A through F is headed to the full Senate. The Senate Education Committee approved the much-watched bill Tuesday.

03/17/2015

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Big Win For Beer Brewers In Texas Senate

Craft brewers and brewpubs in Texas just got a potential boost. The state Senate has unanimously passed two bills that would help increase sales for those businesses.

CBSDFW.COM–03/26/2013

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Senior GOP State Senator Won’t Run Again

The chairman of the Texas Senate Jurisprudence Committee says he won’t run for re-election next year. State Sen. Chris Harris of Arlington is the longest-serving Republican in the Texas Senate.

09/26/2011

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On A 30-1 Vote, State Senate Passes Bullying Bill

The Senate has passed a bill that would allow Texas schools to prohibit bullying, both in person and online.

04/26/2011

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State Senate Takes Up Sonogram Bill

The Texas Senate hears debate on a bill that would require doctors to conduct a sonogram before performing an abortion.

02/17/2011