Personal freedoms and private businesses are coming under attack in Texas, and it's not only coming from the people you'd expect. An article that came out on Tuesday claims that 70% of Texans favor a state-wide smoking ban. Now, lawmakers have unveiled legislation to ban smoking in indoor work places, including bars and restaurants. Who's behind this push? Click ahead to see.
State Representative Charles Perry joined Chad Hasty and Rex Andrew on Wednesday's edition of Lubbock's First News. Click Read More to hear the audio.
Representative Charles Perry joined Chad and Rex on Lubbock's First News on 1/26/2011
The Texas Senate paved the way for a Voter ID bill to be brought up and hopefully passed in this legislative session. In the last session the issue died, but since the Republicans hold a huge advantage in numbers, it should pass easy. I've yet to hear a good argument why it shouldn't. (more after the jump)
This morning on Lubbock's First News we spoke with State Representative Charles Perry about a number of issues facing the Texas Legislature in this session. Besides the budget, Perry spoke about many bills that he felt confident would get passed this year.
The 82nd Texas Legislature is underway in Austin. Don't forget you find out the latest happening in Austin during KFYO News, Pratt on Texas and Lubbock's First News