Tag Archives: Texas Senate

Call Now, Vote Is Today to Defund Planned Parenthood! Live Blogging

June 27, 2011
Topic: Update
  Statement on passage of SB 7 and other efforts to cut funding to Planned Parenthood. LibertyInstituteStatmentSB7 Update:  SB 7 passes Texas House 96-48.  Now Senate...

Texas Special Session: Day 3 – Hearings Have Begun, Planned Parenthood on the Ropes

June 2, 2011
Topic: Update
The Texas House and Senate are holding hearings today on budget, education, and healthcare issues, and congressional redistricting. SB 7 gives us another opportunity to finish the...

Texas Senate & House Have Saturday Session: We’re Here As Well

May 21, 2011
Topic: Update
The Texas Senate & House are here at the Texas Capitol working and so are we.  The question is if and when SB 1581, the fiscal matters...

Support SB 723, Support Traditional Marriage: Make Your Call Today!

May 9, 2011
SB 723, by Sen. Tommy Williams (R-The Woodlands) ensures that Texas law is consistent with court precedent in our state and our state constitution, that gender...

Governor Perry issues statement on Sonogram Bill

May 3, 2011
Topic: Update
Governor Perry issued a statement today on the Senate’s passage of Sonogram Legislation: “The Texas Senate has taken admirable action today by passing this significant sonogram...

Texas Sonogram Bill Passes Senate on Final Vote (Third Reading)

May 3, 2011
Topic: Update
Vote once again was 21-10.  If Texas House concurs with the Senate on this bill, it will be done and headed to Gov. Perry’s desk for...

Sonogram Bill Passes Senate, 21-10; Choose Life Votes Expected Today! Live Blogging Here

May 2, 2011
Topic: Update
2:30 p.m. Texas Senate Passes Sonogram Bill, 21-10!  Choose Life Bill not up yet in House Chamber.  Please check back soon. 1:27 p.m. Amendment by Van...

Protect the Texas State Board of Education From ACLU and Texas Freedom Network, Oppose SB 1348 on Senate Floor Today: Call Your Senator Now!

April 28, 2011
Topic: SBOE , Update
Texas State Board of Education in jeopardy. SB 1348, by Democrat Senator Leticia Van De Putte, is on the Senate Floor Calendar today and could be...

Vote on Sonogram Bill in the Senate expected this week

April 26, 2011
Topic: Update
The Texas Senate is expected to vote on the Sonogram Bill (CSHB 15) this week.  Now is a critical time to contact your State Senator. Please...

Texas Sonogram Bill Passes State Senate Committee

April 12, 2011
Topic: Update
We supported this bill, HB 15, at the hearing on Monday.