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Category Archives: Paige
by Paige Reitz It seems like every week, there’s something new. Last week, for instance, those of us in the LSG were ready for our first Saturday at work while the House met on the floor. They had a schedule … Continue reading →
by Paige Reitz Updated March 30, 2015 to add more information about the current status of these bills and the next legislative steps. The theme in the Texas House Committee on Homeland Security and Public Safety this session is guns (the theme … Continue reading →
Posted by Paige Reitz We’ve had one official week (and one unofficial week of trainings) here as interns – well, staffers, really – in the 84th Legislative Session, either as a Legislative Study Group (LSG) policy analyst (technically under Rep. … Continue reading →