With Senate Bill 1926 passing on Thursday, the bill has moved onto the House, where it is being "held at the desk." It hasn't been assigned to a committee.
The U.S. Senate has reconvened to consider a cloture motion to end debate on S 1926, the bill delaying changes to flood insurance. You can watch the floor debate here. Click on "Watch Live Floor Proceedings."
Our reporting on the the pending flood insurance rate changes continues to generate a lot of interest with readers. We're getting a lot of questions about the new rates and all the factors that figure into calculating new premiums.
For much of Monday's Galveston County Commissioners Court meeting about consolidating the JP precincts, you'd be forgiven if you thought you were in Alabama rather than Texas.