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  • Perry Signs 'Chris Kyle Bill'--Allows Military Experience For Texas Licenses

    09/16/2013 5:02:16 PM PDT · by LUV W · 42 replies
    Defence Video and Imagery Distruibution System ^ | 8-28-2013 | Texas Military Forces
    AUSTIN, Texas – In a ceremony at the Texas State Capitol, Gov. Rick Perry signed Senate Bill 162, which was passed by the 83rd Texas Legislature to address employment challenges facing military service members, recently separated veterans and their spouses. The bipartisan legislation requires state agencies that issue occupational licenses to recognize substantially equivalent licenses issued by other jurisdictions – including the armed forces – and provide an expedited licensure process for these individuals.
  • Judge Roger Vinson issues stay of own ruling [updated at link]

    03/03/2011 10:02:40 AM PST · by jazusamo · 119 replies
    Politico ^ | March 3, 2011 | Jennifer Haberkorn
    U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson has issued a stay of his own ruling declaring the health care reform law unconstitutional, giving the Obama administration seven days to file an appeal. The stay means implementation of the law can proceed pending the administration’s appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. In his ruling, Vinson repeated what he has said previously — that “the citizens of this country have an interest in having this case resolved as soon as practically possible.” “That was nearly eleven months ago,” he wrote. “In the time since, the battle lines have been...
  • Bush Confident Congress Will Expedite Energy Bill

    08/19/2003 1:07:20 PM PDT · by bedolido · 21 replies · 152+ views
    NY Times (take with a grain of salt) ^ | 08/19/03 | BRIAN KNOWLTON with MARK J. PRENDERGAST
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 — Five days after the power failure that blacked out all or part of eight states and two Canadian provinces, President Bush said today that Congressional Republicans had assured him that a conference committee would begin work within 20 days on a final package of energy legislation. Speaking near his vacation ranch in Crawford, Tex., Mr. Bush told reporters that he spoke by telephone Monday night with two crucial Republican lawmakers on energy issues — Sen. Pete V. Domenici of New Mexico and Representative Billy Tauzin of Louisiana — and that they had assured him they could...