Saturday, July 2, 2011

July 1, 2011 | Race Relations in the 82nd Texas Legislature

Sen. Leticia Van de Putte/(D) District 26, Sen. Jeff Wentworth/(R) District 25
Short Description:  While census data shows Texas becoming more Hispanic, some say the legislative action at the state Capitol was some of the most anti-Hispanic in more than a generation.  We’ll talk with two senators who have very different opinions.
Texas Tribune: Ross Ramsey from the Texas Tribune updates us on some controversial legislation up for debate as the special session ended. 
Last Word:  Rick Casey examines how state Representative Joaquin Castro became the favorite to challenge incumbent congressman Lloyd Dogget in a newly-created district.

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