Opening day in Austin: Will those self-described “fiscal conservatives” show up? – Pratt on Texas 1/10/2023

The news of Texas covered today includes:

Our Lone Star story of the day: The 88th Regular Session of the Texas Legislature came into being today in Austin and the House re-elected Dade Phelan as Speaker. With all the new “surplus” money will there be enough limited government Republicans, or how about those self-described “fiscal conservatives,” to pass a responsible budget and give us a substantial amount of our money back?

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Texans in DC: Representatives Kay Granger of Fort Worth, Jodey Arrington of Lubbock, Michael McCaul of Austin, and Rep. Roger Williams of Weatherford get key committee positions.

“Damn TCU!”  TCU loses to Georgia by biggest deficit in national college football championship history.

And, other news of Texas.

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