A conservative wave swept the Texas Legislature, but it wasn’t big enough for the tea party

A conservative wave swept the Texas Legislature, but it wasn't big enough for the tea party

(AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Ricardo B. Brazziell)

Despite right turn,lawmakers have misses, some say

AUSTIN – Five months ago, when Texas’ new governor and lieutenant governor rolled into town on a tea party wave demanding change, their checklist for action looked to many like a political IED waiting to go off.

 Cut taxes. Curb spending. Secure the border. Pass school vouchers. Abolish the franchise tax. Allow open-carry of handguns and licensed guns on college campuses. Repeal in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants. Stop sanctuary cities. Fight same-sex marriage. End additional abortions.

On Saturday, as the Texas Legislature began ……….. read more

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