Gun bills inch forward in Legislature

AUSTIN – Hold on to those holsters, Texans. It’s not legal to carry concealed handguns on college campuses or tote them openly throughout the state — at least not yet. Both the House and the Senate have approved two hotly debated measures to expand gun rights by letting licensed Texans openly carry holstered handguns statewide and bring concealed […]

House advances ethics reform bill

AUSTIN — The Texas House on Tuesday gave the initial green light to an overhauled version of Gov. Greg Abbott’s signature ethics bill for the session, approving controversial provisions to force disclosure of so-called dark money and to require consent before recording lawmakers in the Capitol…Read More Here.

ANCHIA PASSES ADDITIONAL LEGISLATION TO BENEFIT EXONEREES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 26, 2015 Contact: Liz Zornes (512) 463-0746   ANCHIA PASSES ADDITIONAL LEGISLATION TO BENEFIT EXONEREES HB 638 will allow annuity payments for beneficiaries of exonerees   (Austin)  On Sunday, May 24th, thanks to the leadership of Sen. Rodney Ellis (D-Houston), the Texas Senate passed HB 638, a bi-partisan bill filed by Rep. […]