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Thursday, March 1st, 2012 @ 1:52PM

Senator West chosen to study Texas’ system of school finance

DALLAS — State Senator Royce West (D-Dallas) has been selected by Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst to serve on the Joint Interim Committee to Study the Public School Finance System. The committee, consisting of members of the Texas Senate and Texas House of Representatives, will meet over coming months and make…

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Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 @ 1:50PM

Are You Ready to Vote? (Part II)

“Where is my new voter registration card?” Back in October, I wrote to inform constituents and Texas voters of the changes ahead due to the passage of SB14 that if enacted, will require a voter to present one of seven state-approved forms of photo identification to election officials to cast…

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Thursday, October 6th, 2011 @ 11:42AM

Senator West on Confederate License Plates in Texas

It’s been quite an interesting week. Part of it has been spent responding to questions about whether or not I think Gov. Rick Perry is a racist, to which I’ve responded with a resounding no. This firestorm was ignited last weekend when the Washington Post ran a story centered on…

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Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 @ 7:47PM

Your thoughts on expanding health care insurance

Just had a group visit the office today about expanding access to health care insurance. What are your thoughts today?

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Thursday, March 17th, 2011 @ 7:45PM

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Thursday, March 10th, 2011 @ 7:34PM

Write Your Congressmen Lately?

Has anyone out there written letters, made calls, or sent emails to their senators?

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