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Eltife says“blogosphere” tipped DPS to potential violence

Eltife says“blogosphere” tipped DPS to potential violence

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Texas Senate Administration chairman Kevin Eltife said the Texas Department of Public Safety learned some groups planned to heave projectiles into the Texas Senate gallery by monitoring online chatter in the

Texas tax battle

According to the Texas Comptrollers' office Texas is $41.3 billion dollars in debt, and the debt owed to the Texas Department of Transportation reaches a whopping 13 billion.
ETX senator pushes for debt solutions

ETX senator pushes for debt solutions

State Sen. Kevin Eltife did not plan to make news last month while speaking at a transportation conference in Austin.
Eltife still advocates higher gas tax for state highways

Eltife still advocates higher gas tax for state highways

State Sen. Kevin Eltife was bemused Wednesday by statewide media attention to a proposal he’s been floating for years to increase the gasoline tax to pay for highways.
Tyler lawmaker proposes to discontinue bonds for cancer research

Tyler lawmaker proposes to discontinue bonds for cancer research

Senator Kevin Eltife (R - Tyler), on Tuesday filed a proposed constitutional amendment to discontinue issuing bonds for cancer research.
Eltife: Revenues might be up, but lawmakers face fallout from past session

Eltife: Revenues might be up, but lawmakers face fallout from past session

Expensive challenges on Texas’ doorstep require more sober decisions and less lip-service conservatism, the state senator from Northeast Texas told Longview Rotarians on Tuesday.