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Archive for March 28th, 2009

NPT Capitol Round-up: Special session?

NPT’s Capitol round-up is out for the week. Here’s the link. Below is the fun stuff:

Quote of the week: Joe Straus on being House Speaker:

“People ask that question a lot: ‘Is it what you expected?’ I have to answer, ‘I didn’t expect it so I don’t have a good answer for you question.’

Scene of the week: Burleson state Rep. Chris Turner’s hazing:

Pesky senior legislators gave the freshman a torrid time during the passage of his first bill. They even swindled the mic from him on a point of order. When it came to the vote, the bill passed unanimously, but not before the electronic board showing the votes lit up red, members quickly switching their vote and lighting the board up green. Read the rest of this entry »

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Written by newspapertreeelpaso

March 28, 2009 at 12:48 pm

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