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.
Texas could be barred from administering some of its health care programs if it does not have an operating health insurance exchange for the unemployed and underinsured that passes a 2013 federal review, said Billy Millwee, the Texas director of Medicaid on Tuesday.
The Travis County jurors deciding the fate of former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay told the trial judge on Tuesday that they were making progress but would need more time to arrive at a verdict.