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Re: SB 354 motion on the Senate floor ...

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Post by der Teufel » Fri May 20, 2011 9:17 pm

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I'm going to send Wentworth a nice letter on Tuesday thanking him for doing such a great job on this.

I had the same thought. I've got mine in an envelope with a stamp on it, ready to go out in tomorrow's mail.

He's had a bit of a bad time of things, I'm sure he'll appreciate a few kind words of encouragement.
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Post by katiethompson » Fri May 20, 2011 10:25 pm

Great idea - I'm definitely doing the same thing. (It's sort of a shame we so often only think to write/call our representatives when we're mad at them!)
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Post by Smily » Sat May 21, 2011 12:34 am

katiethompson wrote:Great idea - I'm definitely doing the same thing. (It's sort of a shame we so often only think to write/call our representatives when we're mad at them!)
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Smily wrote:
katiethompson wrote:Great idea - I'm definitely doing the same thing. (It's sort of a shame we so often only think to write/call our representatives when we're mad at them!)
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katiethompson wrote:Does anyone have a list of who voted no?
Journal/Record vote still not up yet Saturday morning http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/BillLook ... Bill=SB354" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Post by katiethompson » Sat May 21, 2011 9:56 am

Thanks for the welcome, y'all! :) :mrgreen:
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Post by katiethompson » Sat May 21, 2011 10:27 am

Oh, and the nomination is appreciated too... What do I get if I win? ;-)
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katiethompson wrote:Oh, and the nomination is appreciated too... What do I get if I win? ;-)
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Post by katiethompson » Sat May 21, 2011 10:43 am

RPB wrote: "rlol"

hmmmm new hat? Great for kayak fishing, outdoor shooting range safety, cart gathering, tire changing on freeways at night safety ... also gets compliments from all high schoolers and other. :coolgleamA: people :biggrinjester:
Hmm... Orange isn't really my color, but that is pretty snazzy!
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katiethompson wrote:
RPB wrote: "rlol"

hmmmm new hat? Great for kayak fishing, outdoor shooting range safety, cart gathering, tire changing on freeways at night safety ... also gets compliments from all high schoolers and other. :coolgleamA: people :biggrinjester:
Hmm... Orange isn't really my color, but that is pretty snazzy!
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Post by katiethompson » Sat May 21, 2011 8:42 pm

RPB wrote:
katiethompson wrote:Does anyone have a list of who voted no?
not yet
http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/BillLook ... Bill=SB354" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
S Record vote 05/20/2011
Bill: SB 354 Legislative Session: 82(R)

A vote was taken on this legislation, but the vote information is currently unavailable for display.

Once the journal for this day is available, the vote link will reference the official vote information in the journal.
Found the list of nays to suspend the rules: Davis, Ellis, Gallegos, Hinojosa, Lucio, Rodriguez, Uresti, Van de Putte, Watson, West, Zaffirini. Carona absent. No big surprises there...
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Post by Hoi Polloi » Sat May 21, 2011 10:21 pm

katiethompson wrote:Oh, and the nomination is appreciated too... What do I get if I win? ;-)
There's also a nifty CHL badge, sash, coat, and tiara combo set you can be entered in the drawing for. Lots of competition for that one, though.

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Post by CWOOD » Sun May 22, 2011 7:58 am

katiethompson wrote:
RPB wrote:
katiethompson wrote:Does anyone have a list of who voted no?
not yet
http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/BillLook ... Bill=SB354" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
S Record vote 05/20/2011
Bill: SB 354 Legislative Session: 82(R)

A vote was taken on this legislation, but the vote information is currently unavailable for display.

Once the journal for this day is available, the vote link will reference the official vote information in the journal.
Found the list of nays to suspend the rules: Davis, Ellis, Gallegos, Hinojosa, Lucio, Rodriguez, Uresti, Van de Putte, Watson, West, Zaffirini. Carona absent. No big surprises there...
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Post by apostate » Sun May 22, 2011 8:19 am

Here's the record vote on Campus Safety. (aka Civil Rights on Campus)

Yeas: Birdwell, Deuell, Duncan, Eltife, Estes, Fraser, Harris, Hegar, Huffman, Jackson, Nelson, Nichols, Ogden, Patrick, Seliger, Shapiro, Wentworth, Whitmire, Williams.
Nays: Davis, Ellis, Gallegos, Hinojosa, Lucio, Rodriguez, Uresti, Van de Putte, Watson, West, Zaffirini.
Absent-excused: Carona.

As a student, I believe that's how gun owners should vote in 2012. If they voted Nay on self defense, vote Nay on them.
I'm too old for this...

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Post by katiethompson » Sun May 22, 2011 8:57 am

apostate wrote:Here's the record vote on Campus Safety. (aka Civil Rights on Campus)

Yeas: Birdwell, Deuell, Duncan, Eltife, Estes, Fraser, Harris, Hegar, Huffman, Jackson, Nelson, Nichols, Ogden, Patrick, Seliger, Shapiro, Wentworth, Whitmire, Williams.
Nays: Davis, Ellis, Gallegos, Hinojosa, Lucio, Rodriguez, Uresti, Van de Putte, Watson, West, Zaffirini.
Absent-excused: Carona.

As a student, I believe that's how gun owners should vote in 2012. If they voted Nay on self defense, vote Nay on them.
Amen to that... Sure wish I lived in Ogden's district so I could vote him out.
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Post by hirundo82 » Sun May 22, 2011 9:18 am

katiethompson wrote:Found the list of nays to suspend the rules: Davis, Ellis, Gallegos, Hinojosa, Lucio, Rodriguez, Uresti, Van de Putte, Watson, West, Zaffirini. Carona absent. No big surprises there...
I see that Ogden finally switched his vote to "Aye" now that it no longer matters. I imagine he's been getting a significant amount of heat from his district about his nay votes earlier on.
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