Don't take the bait
"While states used to have regulatory power over fishing, federal law now regulates down to the tenth of the inch the minimum size of fish that anglers can keep."
UPDATED: Davis agreed to toughen limit
A 2011 measure passed into law with Wendy Davis’ support "removes from the attorney general the ability to settle lawsuits just like" the school funding case.
Pile of polls
Says 90 percent of Americans and 74 percent of National Rifle Association members support background checks of gun purchasers.
Egg checks reduced but not ended
Says she "wiped out" the state Agriculture Department’s inspections of eggs at retail sites like grocery stores.
Board says sexual assault is a small percentage of the backlog
Says the Texas Board of Nursing has a backlog of "3,000 complaints against nurses, many of them sexual assaults, malfeasance."
"The only segment in the beer market that is growing is the craft beer segment."
You can find bulbs that price, but CFLs come much cheaper
Says you can buy four light bulbs for $1.99 at Walmart, while a single compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) costs "$10 a pop."
Use a candle or the (efficient) bulb of your choice
Says Washington's reach extends to "even telling us what kind of light bulb we can use."
An unavoidable accident, in legalese
"If you will go look up the definition of 'act of God,' we've used it in legal terms for a long time in this state."
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