State Senate

Plan Rating Schools With Letter Grades Headed To Full SenateA 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.
Big Win For Beer Brewers In Texas SenateCraft 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.
Senior GOP State Senator Won't Run AgainThe 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.
On A 30-1 Vote, State Senate Passes Bullying BillThe Senate has passed a bill that would allow Texas schools to prohibit bullying, both in person and online.
State Senate Takes Up Sonogram BillThe Texas Senate hears debate on a bill that would require doctors to conduct a sonogram before performing an abortion.