Democrat from Texas
Ellis, a former member of the Houston City Council, was initially elected to the Texas Senate in 1990. On his campaign website, he singles out his authorship of legislation affording state-funded college grants for needy students. He chairs the Senate Committee on Government Organization.
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Says that in three legislative sessions, his proposals opening pre-kindergarten to all Texas 4-year-olds never got heard or voted out of committee.
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In a recap of the 2011 regular legislative session, Sen. Kirk Watson of Austin touched on redistricting, the state budget — and, repeatedly, PolitiFact Texas.
President Barack Obama figured into our fact checks of gas prices and border fencing last week. We also looked into a comparison by GOP presidential hopeful Ron Paul of Texas and Texas Democrats’ budget claims.
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