July 1, 2011
While the 82nd Texas Legislative session has ended, our work at the Texas Capitol has not. Over the coming days, we will be providing recaps of the main issues and votes from throughout the session. Our first video is a recap of the major issues from the legislative session.
Check back on the blog frequently as we will be providing more detailed summaries of the session including links to important votes and a series of exclusive interviews from some of the influential legislators from the session.
June 24, 2011
Video update from inside the Texas House Chamber on the final days of the Special Session. Important updates on SB 7 and the efforts to defund Planned Parenthood.
The vote on SB 7 to defund Planned Parenthood is now expected for Monday of next week. Please ask your Texas House and Senate member to Support SB 7! Make your call now! http://www.fyi.legis.state.tx.us/
May 30, 2011
Today marked the 140th and final day of the 82nd Texas Legislative Session. While important pieces of legislation have been passed this session, other important pieces of legislation, like SB 1811, SB 23, and others, were not passed and remain unresolved. Reports are that a special session will begin tomorrow morning.
See below for a Legislative Update Video on the important victories from this session and for more details about the coming special session.
May 20, 2011
Important updates as we move toward the final days of the Texas Legislative Session. Highlights include an update on the Sonogram Bill and other Pro-Life Legislation.