Texas Senate News Archives — 2006
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November 30, 2006
Ellis Announces Clean Air Legislation For Upcoming Session
November 18, 2006
West Honored as Governor for a Day
November 14, 2006
Health And Human Services Committee Looks At Protective Service Reforms
November 9, 2006
Senate Committees Ponder Utility Relocation Costs
November 2, 2006
Ellis Calls For Reforms To Wrongful Conviction Compensation System In Texas
October 25, 2006
Senate Committee Looks at Eminent Domain Law
October 24, 2006
Committee Considers Economic Development in Texas
October 18, 2006
Education Committee Takes a Look at HB 1 Compliance; Permanent School Fund
October 17, 2006
Health and Human Services, State Affairs Committees Hold Joint Meeting on Long Term Care Issues
October 16, 2006
Education Committee Holds Houston Hearing on School Choice
October 9, 2006
Lt. Governor Says All Schools Need Automatic Defibrillators
October 4, 2006
Education Committee Reviews Public School Accountability
September 20, 2006
Senate Committees Continue Work on Interim Charges
September 12, 2006
Texas Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs Travels to Houston Area
September 6, 2006
Committee Considers Danger to Livestock and Crops
August 30, 2006
Senate Criminal Justice Committee Examines Border Crime and Texas Youth Commission Issues in McAllen
August 24, 2006
Senate Committees Continue Work on Interim Charges
August 24, 2006
Subcommittee on Military Base Closings Travels to Corpus Christi
August 10, 2006
Natural Resources Committee Considers the Future of Air and Water Quality in Houston
June 29, 2006
Higher Education Coordinating Board Gives Progress Report on Closing the Gaps Program
June 28, 2006
Senators Hear Testimony on Natural Gas as Alternative Fuel Source
June 27, 2006
State Affairs Committee Hears Testimony on Electronic Voting Issues
June 21, 2006
Committee Considers Impact of Mental Health Services on Criminal Justice System
June 15, 2006
Natural Resources Considers Future Water Use; Drought Impact
May 15, 2006
Legislature Concludes Special Session
May 15, 2006
Senate Approves Money for University Construction
May 12, 2006
Tax Reform Package Sent to Governor
May 10, 2006
Senate Approves Property Tax Reduction/Education Reform Bill Unanimously
May 9, 2006
Dewhurst Predicts Vote on HB 1 Wednesday
May 8, 2006
Dewhurst Addresses Last Obstacles to House Bills One and Five
May 5, 2006
Finance Committee Passes HB 1, HB 5
May 4, 2006
Ogden and Shapiro Discuss Progress of Tax and Education Reform Package
May 2, 2006
Senate Passes Central Provisions of Tax Reform Package
May 1, 2006
Senate Grants Tentative Approval to Three Tax Measures
April 27, 2006
Senate Prepares For Long Weekend
April 26, 2006
Dewhurst Discusses Senate Plans For Tax Reform Package
April 25, 2006
Governor's Homeland Security Director Briefs Senate Committee
April 24, 2006
Dewhurst Looks Ahead For Senate On Tax Bills
April 20, 2006
Shapiro Lays Out School Reform Plan
April 19, 2006
Finance Committee Discusses Property Tax Cut Constitutional Amendment
April 18, 2006
Senate Finance Committee to Consider Property Tax Constitutional Amendment
April 17, 2006
Senate Begins Tax Reform Session
April 3, 2006
Senate Committee Considers Governor's Tax Plan
April 1, 2006
Madla Honored as Governor for a Day
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March 23, 2006
Subcommittee Considers Tuition Revenue Bonds
March 15, 2006
Senate Finance Looks Over State Sales Tax Policy
March 1, 2006
Committee Evaluates State Health Service Realignment Efforts
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February 27, 2006
Select Committee on Education Reform Mulls Over Teacher Incentive Pay
February 22, 2006
Senate Finance Committee Considers New Federal Drug Program
February 8, 2006
Shapleigh Speaks Out Against Smelter Reopening
February 1, 2006
Texas GRANT Program Receives First Private Donation
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January 25, 2006
State to Re-instate Medicaid Prescription Program to Cover Federal Shortfalls
January 24, 2006
Senate Committee on Public School Finance Reform Begins Hearings
January 18, 2006
Senate Finance Committee Considers Medicaid Fraud Prevention
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