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Dear friend: Every two years, we have the opportunity to execute policies that affect the lives of everyone in the state. That’s what we have to keep at the forefront of the debate as the 84th Texas Legislature convenes tomorrow morning. It’s …

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Dear friend: It’s hard to believe but another legislative session is fast approaching⎯the 84th Texas Legislature convenes just after the holidays, on Jan. 13, 2015. Prior to each legislative session, lawmakers are permitted to “prefile” bills from the first Monday after …

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Dear friend: Last week in the Texas Capitol we heard important discussions about the future of education in Texas. The discussions came during hearings of the Senate committees on Education and Higher Education (April 14 and 15, respectively). Those committees …

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Dear friend: I was student body president at Pan American University in 1971 when we brought Cesar Chavez to speak to the school. Yes, I looked like this in college. It was controversial. At that time Cesar Chavez was seen …

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