Special Session: Senate goes to work, House takes off, again | Huge move in the oil business – Pratt on Texas 10/11/2023

The news of Texas covered today includes:

Our Lone Star story of the day: Same song, different verse: Texas Senate gets to work immediately moving bills on the special session call while the House does nothing but take a few days off of the 30-day limit special session! I’ll update you on what is moving, here are a few of the items:

Meanwhile, Speaker Dade Phelan defends appointing Democrat committee chairmen and preposterously claims there hasn’t been a single conservative priority that has not passed because of the Democrat chairs.

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pumpjackIt’s official, Exxon/Mobile buys Irving-based Pioneer Natural Resources for $59.5 billion as lethargic big oil moves to get more Permian Basin action. Will this move signal a slowing of the very innovation that made the PB the Western Hemisphere’s most productive oil play?

Rep. Carl Tepper

Young Conservatives of Texas (YCT,) releases early re-elect endorsements that include HD84’s Carl Tepper.

Comptroller Hegar releases October local sales tax report. Find your city here.

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