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March 18, 2013

  • Senate, House Committees Adopt Budgets
    Senate and House Short Air Quality, Water Conservation, Home Weatherization, Parks
    The House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees completed HB 1 and SB 1 last week. The Senate considers amendments and votes on SB 1 Wednesday, March 20. The full House considers HB 1 amendments later this month. The two budget bills will be reconciled by a 10 member House-Senate conference committee. In other words, there's time for changes. . ...Read the full story

  • Texas Legislature Attacks Contested Case Hearings … Again

    In what seems to be a biannual refrain, Legislators attack a key Texas citizen's right, the right to request a contested case hearing on environmental permits that could impact property or public health.
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