Monthly Archives: February 2011

Statement from Rep. Parker on Gov. Perry’s Call to make Small Business Tax Cuts Permanent

February 22nd, 2011

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – “Conservatives in the Texas Legislature are proud to stand with Governor Rick Perry as he calls for permanently extending small business tax cuts that we enacted in 2009.  Small businesses are the foundation of our economic strength in Texas, and Governor Perry is right to call for setting their […]

Governor’s Proclamation Sets The Agenda Early in Session

February 2nd, 2011

Upon taking the oath of office, Texas Governor Rick Perry moved quickly to declare five initiatives as emergency items for this session.  The Governor’s action is significant, as state lawmakers are constitutionally not permitted to vote on legislation during the first 60 days of a session unless the legislation’s intent is designated as an emergency […]