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Date Title
12/01/2014 Statement on the passing of former Secretary of the Senate Betty King.
11/21/2014 Statement on the passing of the former Texas state senator Ray Farabee.
11/10/2014 Texas leaders launch new effort to help veterans.
09/11/2014 Statement on the anniversary of 9/11
09/11/2014 Statement in response to Mexican government's position on the border crisis
09/09/2014 Statement to the Business & Commerce Committee
09/05/2014 Appointment of Sen. Brandon Creighton to Senate Committees
08/29/2014 Statement on U.S. District Court's ruling on House Bill 2
08/27/2014 Appointing Select Committee to Determine a Sufficient Balance of the Economic Stabilization Fund
08/25/2014 Lt. Governor Dewhurst visits Texas National Guard deployed in support of Operation Strong Safety
08/22/2014 Appointments to Select Interim Committee to Study Ethics Laws
08/06/2014 Announcing final round of interim charges
08/05/2014 Statement on Legislative Budget Board meeting
08/01/2014 Appointments to Legislative Committee to Review the Texas Lottery and Texas Lottery Commission (pursuant to Tex. H.B. 2197, 83rd R.S.)
07/21/2014 Statement on the Texas National Guard deployment.
07/18/2014 Appointment for several boards and committees (Committees on State Affairs, Health & Human Services, Business & Commerce; Texas Legislative Council; Joint Interim Committee to Study Education for a Skilled Workforce, Legislative Audit Committee, Public-Private Partnership Advisory Commission, State Water Implementation Fund for Texas, Texas Windstorm Insurance Association).
07/17/2014 Appointment of Senate Finance Chair
05/14/2014 Statement in Opposition to Houston Equal Rights Ordinance Proposal
05/07/2014 Statement in Response to Veterans Affairs Claims
05/02/2014 Holding the Veterans Administration accountable in Texas.
04/25/2014 Statement in Support of Hemphill Ten Commandments Sign
04/11/2014 Appointment of Senators to Joint Human Trafficking Committee
04/08/2014 Interim Charges to the Senate Committees on Higher Education, Criminal Justice, and State Affairs
04/02/2014 Comments on the Ft. Hood Shooting
03/31/2014 Statement on the Passing of Ray Hutchison
03/29/2014 Statement Honoring Fellow Veterans at Vietnam Monument Dedication
03/28/2014 Statement on February Job Growth
03/27/2014 Statement on the 5th Circuit's HB2 Ruling
03/25/2014 Statement on Touring Oil Spill Site
03/20/2014 Statement Regarding Discovery of Houston-Area Stash House
03/19/2014 Interim Charges Related to Government Accountability and Transparency
03/12/2014 Statement Honoring Veterans at Battleship Texas Centennial Celebration
02/26/2014 Statement in Defense of Traditional Marriage
02/25/2014 Interim Charges on Criminal Justice
02/19/2014 Interim Charges to Strengthen the Texas Workforce
02/14/2014 Statement Welcoming Occidental Petroleum to Texas
02/06/2014 Statement on TVC Leadership Award
02/06/2014 Interim Charges Suggested by Texans
02/05/2014 Letter to President Barack Obama
01/31/2014 Interim Charges for Texas Veterans
01/29/2014 Interim Charges on Intergovernmental Relations, Economic Development, and Government Organization
01/28/2014 Response to State of the Union Address
01/21/2014 Letter Inviting Sean Hannity to Move to Texas
01/16/2014 Interim Charges for Natural Resources, Announcement of Water-Related Appointments
01/13/2014 Statement on the Delayed Implementation of SB21
01/09/2014 Announcement of Interim Charges on Education at Event Benefiting UNCF
12/31/2013 Statement on the Death of Jack S. Blanton
12/29/2013 Statement on the Death of Harold Simmons
12/20/2013 Health-Related Interim Charges
12/19/2013 Interim Criminal Justice Charge
12/17/2013 Statement in Response to U.S. District Judge Ruling on Unconstitutional NSA Data Collection
12/12/2013 Statement on the Texas Budget Surplus
12/06/2013 Interim Charges to Address Protection of Privacy
12/04/2013 Interim Charges to Enhance Border Security
12/03/2013 Statement on TDI Regulation of Obamacare Navigators
11/22/2013 Statement on Extension of High Risk Pool
11/20/2013 Additional Interim Charges to Protect the People of Texas
11/19/2013 Statement on Supreme Court Decision in HB2
11/14/2013 Additional Interim Charges to Further Strengthen the Texas Economy
11/11/2013 Interim Charges to the Veteran Affairs and Military Installations Committee
11/06/2013 Statement on the Passage of Proposition 6
11/06/2013 Statement on President Obama's Texas Visit
11/01/2013 Statement on the 5th Circuit Court's Decision on HB 2
10/28/2013 Statement on the Court's Misguided Decision on HB 2
10/22/2013 Letter to President Barack Obama
10/21/2013 Statement on the Commencement of Legal Proceedings Regarding HB 2
10/03/2013 Statement on the Resignation of Senator Tommy Williams
10/02/2013 Statement on Visit to the US/Mexico Border
10/01/2013 Statement on the U.S. Government Shutdown
09/27/2013 Statement on Planned Parenthood et al v. Greg Abbott
09/26/2013 Appointment of Three New Members to CPRIT Oversight Committee
09/24/2013 Announcement of Crowdsourcing Initiative YourTexasVoice.com
09/20/2013 Statement Regarding the Approval of the Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument
09/18/2013 Appointments to the Sunset Advisory Commission
09/17/2013 Appointment of the Members of the Senate Select Committee on Transportation Funding
09/11/2013 Statement on the Twelfth Anniversary of the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks
09/04/2013 Statement on Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson's Decision to Leave the Texas Supreme Court
09/03/2013 Statement on the 9th Circuit's Decision Regarding Montana's "Firearms Freedom Act"
08/30/2013 Statement on the Audit Report on the Texas Education Agency's Investigation of the El Paso Independent School District
08/29/2013 Statement on U.S. District Court's ruling on House Bill 2 (abortion).
08/23/2013 Statement on State Auditor Taking Up CSCOPE Audit
08/22/2013 Statement Regarding the Department of Justice's Elections Lawsuit
08/05/2013 Statement on the Passage of Road Fund Legislation
07/26/2013 Statement on the Passing of George P. Mitchell
07/25/2013 Statement on the Status of Transportation Legislation
07/25/2013 Statement on Defending Texas Voter Integrity Laws
07/13/2013 Remarks on Passage of House Bill 2
07/12/2013 Statement on Senate Passage of House Bill 2
07/11/2013 Statement on Senate Committee's Passage of House Bill 2
07/10/2013 Remarks on House Bill 2 and Immigration on the Laura Ingraham Show
07/09/2013 Remarks to Fox News Channel on House Bill 2
07/08/2013 Statement on Governor Rick Perry's Announcement That He is Not Seeking Reelection
07/08/2013 Remarks on House Bill 2
07/01/2013 Statement on the Commencement of the Second Called Special Session
06/26/2013 Statement on Governor Perry's Addition of a Second Special Session
06/25/2013 Statement on the U.S. Supreme Court's Ruling in Shelby County v. Holder
06/18/2013 Statement on Senate Passage of Senate Bill 5
06/11/2013 Statement on Governor Perry's Call to Add New Issues to the Special Session's Agenda
06/10/2013 Statement on Governor Perry's Call to Add Transportation to the Special Session's Agenda
06/08/2013 Statement on the Passing of Leo Linbeck Jr.
05/29/2013 Statement on Comptroller Susan Combs' Decision Not to Seek Elected Office
05/28/2013 Statement on Julia Rathgeber's Appointment as Texas Insurance Commissioner
05/27/2013 Statement on Senate Passage of House Bill 500
05/25/2013 Statement on Senate Bill 1
05/17/2013 Statement on Budget Negotiations
05/15/2013 Statement on an Investigation of Houston Abortionist Douglas Karpen
05/13/2013 Statement on the Conviction of Dr. Kermit Gosnell
05/07/2013 Statement on Senator Leticia Van de Putte's Loss
05/06/2013 Statement on Senate Passage of House Bill 5
04/23/2013 Statement on Senate Passage of Senate Joint Resolution 1
04/18/2013 Announcement of Senate Appointees to the Conference Committee on the State Budget
04/17/2013 Statement on Senate Passage of Senate Bill 1263
04/15/2013 Statement on Senate Passage of Senate Bill 8
04/11/2013 Statement on Senate Passage of Senate Bill 2
04/10/2013 Statement on Senate Passage of Senate Bill 11
04/08/2013 Remarks on Education Reform, High Stakes Testing, and School Choice on KSKY's "The Mark Davis Show"
03/27/2013 Statement on an Independent Inquiry of the UT Law School Foundation by the Texas Attorney General's Office
03/20/2013 Statement on Senate Approval of Senate Bill 1
03/18/2013 Remarks on the "Texas Miracle" on CNN's "Your Money"
03/13/2013 Statement on the Senate Finance Committee Voting to Approve Senate Bill 1
03/11/2013 Statement on the Passing of Borah Van Dormolen
03/11/2013 Statement Welcoming Senator Sylvia Garcia to the Texas Senate
03/05/2013 Statement on Passage of the Supplemental Appropriations Bill
02/04/2013 Statement on Court's Decision Regarding Texas School Finance System
01/29/2013 Statement on Governor Perry's State of the State Address
01/28/2013 Statement on the State Audit of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)
01/18/2013 Announcement of Senate Committee Assignments
01/16/2013 Statement on President Obama's Gun Proposals
01/14/2013 Remarks on Senate Bill 1
01/11/2013 Statement on School Safety
01/11/2013 Statement on Court's Decision Regarding Texas Women's Health Program
01/07/2013 Statement on Comptroller's Revenue Estimate
12/31/2012 Statement on Travis County District Court's Decision To Deny Planned Parenthood's Temporary Restraining Order
11/15/2012 Statement on State Spending Limit
11/14/2012 Statement Congratulating U.S. Senator John Cornyn
11/08/2012 Statement Regarding the Passing of Coach Darrell K. Royal
10/16/2012 Statement Regarding the Passing of Senator Mario Gallegos
10/04/2012 Announcement of Senate Committee Chairs
09/20/2012 Nominations for Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program
08/30/2012 Statement Regarding Court Decision on Texas Voter ID Law
08/28/2012 Statement Regarding Court Decision on Texas Redistricting Maps
08/27/2012 Appointment of Chairs of Finance, Health & Human Services and State Affairs Committees
08/22/2012 Statement on Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Decision on Planned Parenthood Funding
07/21/2012 Statement on Cross-State Air Pollution Ruling
07/19/2012 Statement on Instructing the Texas Veterans Commission to Reduce Backlogged Veteran Claims
07/09/2012 Statement on Improving Budget Transparency
07/06/2012 Statement on the Decrease in the Texas Crime Rate
06/26/2012 Statement on National Scoliosis Awareness Month
06/14/2012 Statement on the Retirement of Texas Health & Human Services Executive Commissioner Tom Suehs
06/13/2012 Statement on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Decision on the Dunes Sagebrush Lizard
06/05/2012 Statement on State Budgeting
06/01/2012 Statement on the Death of Rep. Ken Legler
05/16/2012 Statement on the Death of S.M. True
05/01/2012 Statement on Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Decision on Women's Health Program
04/17/2012 Statement on Gov. Perry's Texas Budget Compact
04/11/2012 Statement on the Death of Former Sen. Carlos Truan
04/11/2012 Statement on the Proposed Transfer of C-130 Aircraft from Fort Worth
04/04/2012 Statement on North Texas Storms
03/30/2012 Interim Charges to Administration Committee
03/28/2012 Statement on Appeals Court Decision on EPA's Permitting Standards Ruling
03/23/2012 Interim Charges to International Relations & Trade Committee
03/16/2012 Interim Charges to Finance Committee
03/15/2012 Statement on Federal Decision to Discontinue the Women's Health Program
03/12/2012 Statement on U.S. Department of Justice's Decision on Texas' Voter ID Law
03/08/2012 Interim Charges to Intergovernmental Relations and Flooding & Evacuations Committees
03/01/2012 Statement on Texas Women's Health Program
02/29/2012 Announcement of Joint Interim Committee on School Finance
02/29/2012 Interim Charges to Education and Higher Education Committees
02/23/2012 Statement on Texas Joining Lawsuit Challenging Contraception Mandate
02/17/2012 Interim Charges to Health & Human Services Committee
02/10/2012 Statement on Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Decision on Sonogram Law
02/07/2012 Interim Charges to Business & Commerce, Natural Resources and Government Organization Committees
02/06/2012 Statement on Letter Urging Congress to Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline
01/27/2012 Announcement of Nominations for Texas Armed Services Scholarship
01/24/2012 Interim Charges to State Affairs, Jurisprudence, and Open Government Committees
01/23/2012 Statement on Texas' Voter ID Law
01/20/2012 Statement on U.S. Supreme Court's Ruling on Texas Redistricting
01/20/2012 Statement Urging U.S. District Court to Consider Redistricting Maps
01/13/2012 Interim Charges to Criminal Justice and Transportation & Homeland Security Committees
01/12/2012 Statement on Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals' Overturning Injunction Against Sonogram Law
12/22/2011 Interim Charges to Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee
12/13/2011 Statement on Comptroller's Final Certification of the FY2012-2013 Budget
12/07/2011 Interim Charges to Economic Development Committee
12/01/2011 Interim Charges on Border Security and Human Trafficking
11/11/2011 Interim Charges to Veterans Affairs and Military Installations Committee
11/01/2011 Statement Regarding Joint Committee Hearing on Drought Preparedness
10/18/2011 Select Interim Charges Focusing on Drought and Wildfire Preparedness
09/27/2011 Statement on the Retirement of Senator Chris Harris
09/21/2011 Statement on the Big 12 Conference
09/20/2011 Statement on the Retirement of Senator Florence Shapiro
09/20/2011 Statement on the Retirement of Senator Steve Ogden
09/12/2011 Statement on Job Losses Resulting From the EPA Rule
09/10/2011 Statement on a Federal Disaster Declaration for Bastrop County
09/07/2011 Request for a Major Disaster Declaration From the Federal Government
08/30/2011 Statement Regarding the Federal Injunction of the Texas Sonogram Law
08/03/2011 Statement on EPA Rule
06/29/2011 Congratulating the Texas Legislature for a Successful 82nd Session
06/29/2011 Statement on the TSA Pat-Down Bill (SB29)
06/28/2011 Statement on Passage of the TWIA Reform Bill (HB3)
06/27/2011 Statement on Passage of Senate Health Care Reforms (SB7)
06/27/2011 Statement on Senate Passage of the TSA Pat-Down Bill (SB29)
06/24/2011 Statement on the TSA Bill (SB29)
06/22/2011 Statement on Senate Passage of the TWIA Reform Bill (HB3)
06/21/2011 Statement on Governor Rick Perry Adding the TSA Bill to the Special Session Call
06/20/2011 Statement on the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association
06/14/2011 Statement on Senate Passage of the Sanctuary Cities Ban (SB9)
06/07/2011 Statement on Governor Rick Perry Adding Sanctuary Cities to the Special Session
06/03/2011 Statement on Judge's Ban on Prayer at Texas High School Graduation
06/03/2011 Reaction to the Ruling of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in Texas Graduation Prayer Case
05/31/2011 Statement on the 82nd First Called Session
05/29/2011 Statement on the Death of Former Governor Bill Clements
05/28/2011 Statement on Senate Passage of Budget Conference Committee Report (HB1)
05/25/2011 Statement on Senate Vote on Sanctuary Cities Bill (HB12)
05/24/2011 Statement on Senate Passage of "Loser Pays" Lawsuit Reform Bill (HB274)
05/23/2011 Response to Letter From the Federal Trade Commission on SB8
05/20/2011 Announcement of Budget Agreement
05/19/2011 Statement on House and Senate Budget Negotiations
05/17/2011 Statement on Comptroller's Revised Revenue Estimate
05/09/2011 Statement on Senate Adoption of the Conference Committee Report on the Voter ID Bill (SB14)
05/06/2011 Creation of the Joint Oversight Committee on Higher Education Governance, Excellence, and Transparency
05/03/2011 Statement on the Passage of the Sonogram Bill (HB15)
05/02/2011 Statement on the Death of Osama bin Laden
04/28/2011 Statement on State Auditor's Report on the Emerging Technology Fund
04/21/2011 Statement on Senate Finance Committee's Proposed Budget
04/15/2011 Statement on Proposed Constitutional Amendment by SBOE
04/12/2011 Statement on Repeal of the Federal "Doggett Amendment"
03/24/2011 Statement on SCR36 and Border Security
03/24/2011 Statement on Legislative Budget Board's Report on HB1
03/17/2011 Appointment of Subcommittee on Fiscal Matters
03/15/2011 Statement on House Appropriations Committee's Action to Close FY2010-11 Budget Gap
03/09/2011 Statement on SCR14 and the Tenth Amendment
03/02/2011 Statement on 175th Anniversary of Texas Independence
02/23/2011 Creation of Senate Select Committee on Open Government
02/22/2011 Statement on Medicaid Reform
02/16/2011 Introduction of SB7 and SB8 With Senator Jane Nelson
02/09/2011 Statement on Passage of Eminent Domain Reform
02/08/2011 Statement on Governor Rick Perry's State of the State Address
01/11/2011 Congratulating Representative Joe Straus on His Re-election as Speaker of the House
01/10/2011 Statement on Comptroller's Biennial Revenue Estimate
08/11/2010 Statement on Federal "Texas-Bashing" Legislation
08/05/2010 Statement on Passage of Restrictions on Federal Education Funding for Texas
07/02/2010 Statement on Appointments to Lead TXDoT Reorganization
05/28/2010 Statement on EPA Air Permitting Action
03/09/2010 Lt. Governor Kicks Off Texas Back to Work, New Job Creation Program
03/08/2010 Statement on Resignation of Senator Kip Averitt
03/04/2010 Appointments to the Advisory Panel on Recreational Boating Safety
02/01/2010 Appointment of Senator Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa to Legislative Budget Board
01/21/2010 Appointments to the Select Committee on Public School Finance
01/21/2010 Selected Interim Charges on Job Creation in Texas
01/20/2010 Selected Interim Charges for Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee
01/14/2010 Statement on State Budget and Spending Interim Studies
01/13/2010 Senate Interim Charges to the 81st Legislature
01/13/2010 Selected Interim Charges for Senate Health and Human Services Committee
12/15/2009 Selected Interim Charges for Education
12/10/2009 Selected Interim Charges on Job Creation and Economic Development
12/09/2009 Select Interim Charges for Natural Resources Committee
12/07/2009 Select Interim Charges for Veterans Affairs and Military Installations Committee
11/04/2009 Lt. Governor David Dewhurst Honored by Children's Advocacy Centers, Inc.
10/08/2009 Statement on Appointment of Eva M. Guzman to the Texas Supreme Court
10/06/2009 Senate Appointments to Sunset Advisory Commission
10/02/2009 Joint Agreement to Improve Food Stamp Eligibility Processing
10/02/2009 Statement on Same Sex Marriage Ruling
09/10/2009 Statement on Announcement by Senator Steve Ogden
07/29/2009 Reception of National Arts Award
07/02/2009 Statement on Conclusion of Special Legislative Session
06/25/2009 Statement Regarding Call for Special Legislative Session
06/02/2009 Statement on Successful Legislative Session
05/28/2009 Senate Adoption of 2010-2011 Biennial State Budget
05/27/2009 Statement on Senate Passage of Small Business Tax Cut
05/26/2009 Conference Committee Adoption of 2010-2011 Biennial State Budget
05/11/2009 Statement on House Committee Passage of Legislation Protecting Against Voter Fraud
05/04/2009 Statement on Passage of Legislation to Limit Tuition Increases
04/29/2009 Statement on the Passage of Legislation to Improve Texas' School Accountability System
04/24/2009 Senate Appointees to Conference Committee on State Budget
04/20/2009 Statement on Job Rankings for Texas Cities
04/15/2009 Statement on Federal Taxation Rallies
04/01/2009 2010-2011 Biennial State Budget Wins Final Passage in Texas Senate
03/27/2009 Induction Into the Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame
03/18/2009 Statement on Senate Passage of Legislation to Prevent Voter Fraud
03/11/2009 Statement on Committee Passage of Senate Bill 362 to Prevent Voter Fraud
03/09/2009 Statement on Passage of Legislation to Improve Texas State Schools
01/30/2009 Senate Committee Assignments
01/20/2009 Filing of Senate Bill 1
01/13/2009 Lt. Governor David Dewhurst Calls the 81st Texas Legislature to Order
01/12/2009 Statement on Biennial Revenue Estimate
11/14/2008 Statement on Adoption of Record Low Spending Limit for 2010-2011 State Budget
09/02/2008 Statement on Repeal of TIF Tax
08/07/2008 Appointment of Senator Chris Harris to Senate Finance Committee
07/30/2008 Statement on the Death of Anne Armstrong
07/11/2008 Statement on Retirement of Col. Thomas A. Davis Jr. From the Texas Department of Public Safety
06/27/2008 Appointment of Charles McMahen to Sunset Advisory Commission
06/26/2008 Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Affirming 2nd Amendment
06/25/2008 Statement on Preliminary Franchise Tax Collections
06/25/2008 Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Death Penalty Decision
06/20/2008 Appointments to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute Oversight Committee
06/03/2008 Appointments to the Select Commission on Higher Education and Global Competitiveness
05/16/2008 Appointments to the Joint Task Force on Sporting Goods Sales Tax
05/06/2008 Announcement of Emerging Technology Fund Investment in Trauma Care Research
04/28/2008 Statement on United States Supreme Court Ruling on Constitutionality of Voter ID
04/08/2008 Appointments to Business Tax Advisory Committee
03/25/2008 Appointment of Bobby Ray to the Task Force on Higher Education Incentive Funding
02/22/2008 Appointment of Senator Mike Jackson to Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission
02/11/2008 Appointment of Senator Judith Zaffirini as Chair of Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education Finance
02/11/2008 Appointment of Senator Tommy Williams as Chairman of Senate Subcommittee on Property Tax Appraisal and Revenue Caps
02/06/2008 Appointment of Senator Kim Brimer as Chairman of Senate Select Committee on Economic Development
01/29/2008 Senate Interim Charges
01/29/2008 Statement on Resignation of Senator Kyle Janek
01/25/2008 Announcement of Joint Appointees to Select Committee on Public School Accountability
01/23/2008 Appointments to the Select Committee on Public School Accountability
01/10/2008 Statement on Adoption of Steroid Testing Rules
01/08/2008 Appointments to the Sunset Advisory Commission
01/02/2008 Statement on the Death of Ric Williamson
12/06/2007 Lt. Governor to be Honored as 2008 Texan of the Year by the Texas Legislative Conference
10/01/2007 Statement on Removal of Youth Offenders from the Coke County Juvenile Justice Center
08/24/2007 Statement on Sentencing of Jessica Lunsford Killer John Couey
08/14/2007 Statement on Senate Higher Education Subcommittee Meeting
07/26/2007 Texas Responds to Storms Across the State
07/11/2007 Statement on Death of Lady Bird Johnson
06/27/2007 Statement on State Response to Severe Flooding
06/18/2007 Statement on Signing of 2008-2009 State Budget
05/28/2007 Lt. Governor Gavels Out 80th Legislature; Congratulates Texas Senate on Successful Session
05/27/2007 Statement on Senate Adoption of Medicaid Reform Conference Committee Report
05/24/2007 Comment on Senate Passage of TYC Reform Legislation
05/22/2007 Statement on Senate Passage of CHIP Legislation
05/17/2007 Statement on Senate Adoption of Jessica's Law Conference Committee Report
05/10/2007 Statement on House Passage of House Bill 2785
05/08/2007 Statement on House Bill 1098
05/04/2007 Statement on Senate Passage of Property Tax Relief
05/03/2007 Appointment of Jessica's Law Conferees
04/27/2007 Statement on Senate Passage of Omnibus Transportation Bill
04/25/2007 Appointment of Members to Budget Conference Committee
04/24/2007 Statement on Senate Passage of Jessica's Law
04/12/2007 Senate Passes Two Year State Budget
04/10/2007 Statement on Passage of State Budget by Senate Finance Committee
04/10/2007 Statement on Passage of Steroid Testing Legislation
04/05/2007 Joint Statement Regarding Status of the Frew Lawsuit
03/29/2007 Statement on Senate Confirmation of Texas Youth Commission Conservator
03/28/2007 Statement on Appointment of Conservator of Texas Youth Commission
03/27/2007 Statement on Senate Passage of Omnibus Water Bill
03/19/2007 Senate Passes Bill Requiring Defibrillators at Public Schools
03/16/2007 Statement on Resignation of TYC Board
03/13/2007 Statement on Passage of Jessica's Law by the Senate Criminal Justice Committee
03/07/2007 Statement on Conviction of Jessica Lunsford's Killer
03/07/2007 Statement on High School Steroid Testing Legislation
03/02/2007 Creation of Joint Select Committee on Texas Youth Commission
03/02/2007 Statement Regarding Appointment of TYC Special Master
02/28/2007 Call for Conservator to Take Over Texas Youth Commission
02/26/2007 Statement on Sale of TXU
02/22/2007 Outline of Legislation to Strengthen and Protect State Water Supply
02/20/2007 Filing of Public School Defibrillator Legislation
02/17/2007 Lt. Governor Honored as "Mr. South Texas" 2007
02/14/2007 Filing of Jessica's Law
02/06/2007 Unveiling of "The Champion Charter Schools Act"
02/02/2007 Announcement of Ethics Commission Appointments
01/29/2007 Statement on Launch of 'Texas First!' Partnership
01/23/2007 Outline of Senate Bill 1 and Budget Priorities
01/16/2007 Lt. Governor David Dewhurst Sworn In for a Second Term
01/12/2007 Announcement of Senate Committee Assignments
01/12/2007 Statement on Health of Senator Mario Gallegos
01/09/2007 Statement on the Re-Election of Texas House Speaker Tom Craddick
01/09/2007 Lt. Governor Calls the 80th Legislature Into Session
01/08/2007 Statement on Release of the Biennial Revenue Estimate
01/03/2007 Joint Statement on Property Tax Relief
12/27/2006 Statement on the Death of President Gerald Ford
11/24/2006 Statement on the Death of Senator Frank Madla
11/08/2006 Statement on Nomination of Robert Gates as Secretary of Defense
10/09/2006 Call for Defibrillators in All Texas Public Schools
09/14/2006 Statement on the Death of Governor Ann Richards
09/01/2006 Appointment of Senator Judith Zaffirini to Chair the Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education
09/01/2006 Appointment of Senator Royce West to Chair the Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
07/25/2006 Appointment of Barkley Stuart to Texas Building and Procurement Commission
06/28/2006 Statement on U.S. Supreme Court's Redistricting Decision
06/14/2006 Statement on the State Budget
05/23/2006 Statement on the Death of Senator Lloyd Bentsen
05/12/2006 Tort Reform Working in Texas
04/25/2006 Statement on HB1
04/17/2006 Statement on Senator Frank Madla
03/31/2006 Statement on Business Tax Plan
03/17/2006 Statement on Property Taxes
03/16/2006 Appointment of Members of Forensic Science Commission
03/13/2006 Statement on Senator Mario Gallegos
02/21/2006 Appointment of Study Commission on Transportation Financing Conferees
02/03/2006 Interim Charges and Committee Chairs
01/12/2006 Announcement of $1 Million Grant to Aid Small Businesses Affected by Hurricane Rita
12/21/2005 Appointment of Senate Select Committee on Education Reform and Public School Finance
12/20/2005 Statement on Retirement of Senator Ken Armbrister
12/12/2005 Rebuilding Initiatives for Southeast Texas
11/22/2005 Statement on Today's Supreme Court Hearing
09/16/2005 Budget Execution Items to be Put on Hold Until Non-reimbursed Costs of Hurricane Katrina are Known
09/07/2005 Statement on Retirement of Senator Gonzalo Barrientos
08/22/2005 Statement on Public School Finance
08/12/2005 Statement on HB2
08/10/2005 Statement on House Action on School Finance Reform
08/04/2005 Statement on Senate Passage of SB8
08/02/2005 Statement on Senate Action on School Finance Reform
06/21/2005 Statement on Governor Perry's School Finance Plan
06/18/2005 Statement on Governor Perry's Veto of Public Education Funding
06/03/2005 Statement on State Budget
05/27/2005 Statement on Protective Services Reform
05/25/2005 Statement on Workers' Compensation Reform
05/16/2005 Appointment of HB2 and HB3 Conferees
05/13/2005 Statement on BRAC Announcement
05/12/2005 Senate Passes Measures to Record Votes and Increase Transparency in Property Tax Increases
05/12/2005 Senate Passes School Finance Reform Package in HB2 and HB3
05/06/2005 Statement on the Death of Representative Joe Moreno
05/05/2005 Appointment of Texas Poet Laureate, State Musician and State Artist Committee Members
04/29/2005 Statement on the Approval of the Committee Substitute for HB2
04/29/2005 Senate Passes Bill to Improve Management of State's Water Resources
04/27/2005 Senate Passage of Asbestos and Silica Litigation Reform
04/26/2005 Proposal for $4 Billion for TxDOT Bonding
04/26/2005 Appointment of Conferees for CPS/APS Reform
04/19/2005 Support of Homeland Security Bill
04/11/2005 Appointment of Senate Budget Conferees
04/04/2005 Support of Water Policy Reform
03/22/2005 Support of School Safety Measure
03/17/2005 Support of Property Tax Relief Measures
03/16/2005 Statement on School Finance Bill
03/15/2005 Senate Passes Workers' Compensation Reform
03/09/2005 Statement on Public School Finance Reform
03/09/2005 Support of Asbestos and Silica Litigation Reform
03/04/2005 Lt. Gov. Dewhurst Presented "Friend of Education" Award by TCTA
03/03/2005 Statement on Senate Passage of SB6
02/28/2005 Statement on Transfer of Trauma Funds to Houston Hospitals
02/03/2005 Statement on House Public School Finance Reform Plan
02/02/2005 Call for Pay Raise for Texas Law Enforcement Officers
01/27/2005 Announcement of Senate Committees
01/26/2005 Statement on State of the State Address
01/26/2005 Lt. Gov. Dewhurst Named "Friend of Education" by TCTA
01/14/2005 Statements on School Finance Reform, Open Government and Workers' Comp
01/10/2005 Statement on Gov. Perry's Designation of Emergency Legislation
01/10/2005 Statement on Comptroller Strayhorn's Revenue Estimate
01/06/2005 Statement on CPS Reform Legislation
01/06/2005 Priorities for 79th Session
12/06/2004 Statement on Farmers Insurance Settlement
12/03/2004 Statement on Accessible Government
12/01/2004 Statement on Child Protective Services
11/15/2004 Statement on APS Reform Plan
11/10/2004 Statement on Nomination of Alberto Gonzalez for United States Attorney General
11/09/2004 Statement on State Farm Decision
10/11/2004 Statement on Sales Tax Deductions for Texans
09/23/2004 Statement on Protecting Texas Children
08/13/2004 Statement on Security and Reliability of Texas' Energy Resources
08/05/2004 Additional Interim Charge on Workers' Compensation
07/28/2004 Statement on Accountability in State Agency Outsourcing
05/19/2004 Appointments to Education Excellence and School Finance Reform Working Groups
04/20/2004 Appointment of Karina Casari as Senate Parliamentarian
04/19/2004 New Appointments to Senate's Standing Committees
03/16/2004 Statement on Report of Joint Select Committee on Public School Finance
03/11/2004 Statement on Public School Finance Reform
02/25/2004 Appointments to Joint Interim Committee on Nutrition and Health in Public Schools
02/06/2004 Appointments to Legislative Budget Board and TCEQ Permitting Process Study Committee
01/21/2004 Appointment of Senate Committee Chairs
12/15/2003 Select Committee on Workers' Compensation
11/23/2003 Announcement of Key Appointments
11/20/2003 Statement on Announcement by Senator Bill Ratliff
11/18/2003 Statement on UT Board of Regents' Vote on Tuition Increases
11/12/2003 Appointment of Select Committee on Water Policy
09/12/2003 Statement on Court Ruling on Senate Democrats
09/05/2003 Statement on Senator John Whitmire
08/11/2003 Statement on Texas Supreme Court Ruling
08/08/2003 Statement on Insurance Rate Reductions
06/18/2003 Statement on Congressional Redistricting
05/09/2003 Statement on House Actions
04/30/2003 Texas Senate Unveils School Finance Plan
04/10/2003 Statement on SB13
04/03/2003 Statement on Gambling
04/02/2003 Statement on the Death of Sam Attlesey
03/24/2003 Statement on Recent Military Developments
03/19/2003 Statement on Support for U.S. Troops
03/18/2003 Statement on Death of Representative Irma Rangel
02/06/2003 Statement on Budget Savings
02/04/2003 Appointments to Study Commission on Environmental Flows
02/04/2003 Request to Defer Action on Water Permit
01/16/2003 Senate Committees and Appointments