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Thursday, July 11th, 2013 @ 12:31PM

Senator West Discusses Abortion Bill On FOX4

Texas Senate committee passes abortion bill; floor vote likely Friday Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com

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Monday, July 1st, 2013 @ 9:46PM

Texas Should Not Bully or Overreach On Women’s Health

AUSTIN – Arguments against big government, government take-overs and government’s intrusion into the private lives of its citizens obviously do not apply when it comes to state leader’s desire to trample the rights of Texas women over to access  healthcare. Gov. Rick Perry has called the Legislature back to the…

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Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 @ 6:48PM

OP-ED: Election time – It’s sooner than you think

OP-ED: Election time – It’s sooner than you think

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Thursday, June 28th, 2012 @ 9:34PM

The Rights of Millions

This morning, the rights of millions of Americans to health insurance reforms and benefits were reaffirmed when the United States Supreme Court upheld President Obama’s Affordable Care Act, 5-4 (Chief Justice Roberts, Justices Breyer, Ginsb erg, Kagan, and Sotomayor in the majority; Justices Alito, Kennedy, Scalia, and Thomas in the…

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Thursday, June 28th, 2012 @ 1:59PM

The Affordable Care Act has been called a lot of things – now call it the law

DALLAS — Since its turbulent passage in 2010, the American Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been called a lot of things, including unconstitutional, a government takeover of healthcare and an unprecedented overreach, often tagged with the intended derisive label of Obamacare. But as of today, it can be called the law…

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Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 @ 5:38PM

Senate IGR hearing scheduled for UNT Dallas

Although the State of Texas has weathered the recent housing recession better than other states, we still have far too many families who have come face-to-face face with the possibility of foreclosure and the prospect of becoming homeless. As Chair of the Senate Intergovernmental Relations Committee, I have always sought…

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