Editorial: Much needed relief for victims of harassment lawsuits

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Editorial: Much needed relief for victims of harassment lawsuits The Texas Legislature has an excellent opportunity this session to stand up for freedom of speech and help curtail abuses of our civil court system by providing defendants with a way to fight back against frivolous harassment suits. State Sen. Rodney Ellis, D-Houston, and Rep. Todd…

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CORRECTIONS COMMITTEE

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CORRECTIONS COMMITTEE During the second week of February, Speaker Straus named the committee assignments for the Texas House of Representatives of the 82nd Legislative Session. In this week’s article, I want to review the Corrections Committee. The Corrections Committee is tasked with dealing with an array of important issues that are currently facing the State…

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About 100 local leaders, students lobby legislators on Coastal Bend Day

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About 100 local leaders, students lobby legislators on Coastal Bend Day CORPUS CHRISTI – State Rep. Todd Hunter, R-Corpus Christi, joined Reps. Connie Scott, R-Robstown, and Raul Torres, R-Corpus Christi, in letting the group know its concerns about unfunded mandates and budget cuts were not falling on deaf ears. Hunter stressed the importance of public…

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Committee to study human trafficking in Texas

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Committee to study human trafficking in Texas CORPUS CHRISTI – State Rep. Todd Hunter, R-Corpus Christi, last week filed a concurrent resolution calling on Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and Speaker of the House Joe Straus to appoint a joint committee to study human trafficking in Texas.

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Legislation introduced to ban members of governing bodies from texting each other during open meetings.

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Legislation introduced to ban members of governing bodies from texting each other during open meetings. AUSTIN – We also encouraged that Rep. Todd Hunter, R-Corpus Christi, is looking into legislation to ban members of governing bodies from texting each other during open meetings. This clearly is the use of technology to skirt the intent of…

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