Daily Archives: January 21, 2019

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick releases Senate committee assignments with few changes

As the head of the Texas Senate, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick has the responsibility of making committee assignments for its 31 members. Three days after Patrick was sworn in for a new term, his office released Senate committee assignments for the 86th Regular Session with few but notable changes to committee leadership and makeup.

Cost of Living in Texas Rises as Minimum Wage is Stuck in 2009

A popular social media meme these days is the #10YearChallenge, in which users post pictures of themselves from ten years ago and today, to show how they’ve changed over the last decade. When it comes to the minimum wage in Texas, however, the #10YearChallenge would show no change at all.

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