The Daily Texan

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Budget passed in Senate cuts education, Medicaid

May 5, 2011

Republicans pushed the next two-year budget through the Texas Senate on Wednesday by using a loophole to bypass Democrats, clearing the path for negotiations to begin with the House on the $176.5 billion...

Appointments show Republicans’ strength in House

February 10, 2011

The leadership team of the Texas House has been restructured to reflect its new GOP supermajority, with House Speaker Joe Straus releasing committee assignments Wednesday that show a significant reshuffling. The...