Five issues covered at Capitol

ROBERT NICHOLS State Senator As July approaches an end, the second special legislative session does as well. However, Governor Perry has indicated that unless a transportation finance deal is reached, he will call the Legislature back for a third special. And so our work continues… Five things that happened this week at your Texas Capitol … Read more

Parfaits a summer treat

Judicious & Delicious With Judge Esther Barger Here’s a great summertime dessert to top off a summer supper. Blueberry Banana Parfaits l pkg. cream cheese, softened 1 cup sugar 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 container Cool Whip (8 oz.) 1 pkg. (12 oz.) vanilla wafers 6 bananas, peeled and sliced 3 cups fresh or frozen … Read more

Five issues covered at Capitol

ROBERT NICHOLS State Senator As the world waited expectantly this week for the royal baby’s arrival, we have been waiting almost as expectantly inside the Capitol for a chance to address transportation funding. With less than two weeks left in the special session, we are finally focusing attention on this important issue. Five things that … Read more