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Vetoes Sink Cyberbully Bill
and Human Traffic Measures

Abbott sides with right on harassment as measures with people trafficking links fall red pen victim.

Democrats Feel Red Pen Sting
Amid Senate Revenge Specter

Nearly two-thirds of Abbott vetoes killed bills that Dems had guided as payback conjecture percolates.

Governor Pulls Rabbit from Hat
with Plumber Board Resurrection

Abbott cites special powers that new law reinforced in unprecedented move tied to hurricane recovery.

GOP Pair Defend Bonnen Amid
Stickland Salvo on Payback Vow

Hancock and Krause have chilling effect on tea party event mood by siding with speaker under fire.

Reluctant Primary Foe Takes Aim
at Powerful State House Speaker

Bonnen draws challenge from nurse who claims to have no political aspirations in long shot bid.

Dallas Lawmaker Wins Promotion
as SA Mayor Survives Chick-fil-A

Alamo City voters say no to fast food place salvation bid as House Dem claims top local job in Dallas.

Fifty-Six State Lawmakers Issue
Plea for Mexico Tariff Reprieve

House Republicans Fail Test
on Conservative Scorecard

Abbott Kills Domestic Abuse
Bill that Became Pork Feast

Bonnen Praise for El Paso Dem
Could Be Viewed as TMF Shot

Gun Storage Safety Campaign Awaits Abbott Final Judgement

Trump Tariffs Could Put School
and Tax Plan in Fragile State

Bush Political Mastermind Sees
Vote Topping 10 Million in Texas

Texas Plumbers Urgent Pleas
for Special Session Fall Short

Whitley Goes Back to Work
for Abbott after Sword Fall

GOP Hopes to Offset Democrat
Gains with Rebound Victories

2019 Session Ends on Sour Note
for Sponsors of Bills Abbott Kills

Texas House Breaks GOP Era Bill Passing Record in Bonnen Speaker Debut
Legislature approves highest number of measures born in west wing since last session with Democrat speaker.


Republicans in Target Turf
Move More toward Center
than Blue Wave Dems

Texas House voting record shuffle with Rice expert and Empower Texans rankings merged for comparisons.


Speaker Race Rankings:
Democrat Pair Could Have Early Edge with Majority

Bonnen is lock unless Dems take House back in twist that could turn slam dunk into wide open fight after fall vote.


Super Bowl Session Had
Big Stars in High Stations
and Key Role Players

Dynamite dozen features major measure QBs and colleagues who scored in unique ways like new caucus five.


New School and Tax Plan
Remarkably Similar to Bush White House Springboard

Crowning achievement in 2019 session is mirror image in many ways to package and surplus forecast 20 years ago.


Big Leaps and Long Falls
in House with Blue Shade

West wing has more Dems in high places as hierarchy shake up reflects speaker race.

Punishing Puts Senator
in Position to Call Shots

Banishing has unintended consequences as GOP female trio wield major sway.


Lobby Power Rankings
Reflect Bonnen Speaker
Bid Win and Blue Wave

Ties to new House boss and Dems good for bump as #MeToo cuts both ways.

Laney Links are Golden
in New Speaker's House

GOP leader has last Dem in dais as role model as Straus maestro goes back to future.

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