He was one of the most powerful Republicans in Washington and redrew the shape of Texas politics. But now former U.S. House majority leader Tom DeLay is a convicted felon who is awaiting sentencing and promising to appeal the jury verdict against him.
The state budget deficit could force the Texas Youth Commission, the state juvenile corrections agency, to substantially lower the costs of providing services which may force layoffs and facility closures.
After the first Freebirds World Burrito opened in California in 1987, the burrito chain restaurant quickly found a formula for success: Target the throng of hungry students on the nation’s college campuses.
The Student Government Reform Task Forces completed list of recommended changes to SGs constitution and bylaws includes an overhaul of the agency structure, the addition of a more permanent judiciary branch and several new positions within the legislative assembly.
As he strolls into class in the Jesse H. Jones Communication Center, he looks like any other student looking to get in a little last-minute studying before the day’s exam. But a few fellow students still recognize the 6-foot-5-inch man.