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Democrats and Republicans Battle Over Familiar Agenda in 83rd Texas Legislature

Posted on 1/7/2013 by with 1 comment

AUSTIN — A new cast of lawmakers will gather in Austin this week for the 83rd Texas Legislature, but they bring with them a familiar agenda that includes taxes, education, health care, abortion and even groping.

Republicans retain control of the House, the Senate and the governor’s mansion, so they will set the agenda. Democrats, as in years past, will try persuasive arguments, fiery debates and parliamentary maneuvers to try to shape the bills that end up on Gov. Rick Perry’s desk.

 

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One response to Democrats and Republicans Battle Over Familiar Agenda in 83rd Texas Legislature

  1. On January 7th, 2013 at 11:22 am , pappymoore said...

    Use illegals to build fences between our borders then kick their asses over it .Two birds one stone kinda thing .A cheaper way to build that fence.

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