Eddie Lucio

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2013

    Voucher Bill Hits Legislature, But Don't Call It a Voucher Bill, Even If It Is

    Last week, Democratic Sen. Eddie Lucio apparently reneged on his commitment to file a school voucher bill. Lucio's flip-flop not only killed any pretense of bipartisanship with this controversial measure, but it left Sen. Dan Patrick, head of the Senate Eduction Committee, scrambling to find someone ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2013

    Voucher Bill Senator Backpedals, Denies Any Bill in Works

    After months of preaches and promises on a potential voucher proposal during this legislative session, it appeared Sen. Dan Patrick had finally found a mark willing to sponsor a bill relating to his "Business Tax Scholarships." As reported in The Rio Grande Guardian last Wednesday, Sen. Eddie Lucio, ... More >>

  • News

    December 17, 2009

    A Quiet Hell

    Thanks to lax enforcement by TCEQ, plants along the Houston Ship Channel launch tons of toxic gases into our air, and face little penalty even when they exceed pollution limits over and over again.

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2009

    Senator Dan Patrick Helps Out Hookers

    State Senator Dan Patrick, whose website proudly notes that his first legislative act was to have the words "In God We Trust" put up over the Senate floor, probably should offer an amendment saying "We also trust hookers, too."That is absolutely the only lesson that can be taken from the story of Se ... More >>

  • News

    July 22, 2004

    Got It, Flaunt It

    Those campaign donations aren't buying yard signs and pamphlets

  • News

    April 29, 1999

    Border Bound

    Is Elton Bomer the bully who's needed to help colonias -- or just another political grandstander?