Perry calls another special legislative session to take up abortion

Perry calls another special legislative session to take up abortion

AUSTIN, Texas, June 26 (UPI) -- Gov. Rick Perry Wednesday called a special session of the Legislature after a special session ended without passage of a bill restricting abortion in Texas.

Report: DRT didn't prioritize preservation

SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- The Daughters of the Republic of Texas are disputing a report that cites the former Alamo custodians had an "inadequate understanding of historic preservation."

Texas bill to strengthen trafficking laws

SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Texas is considering a bill that would increase penalties for human trafficking and make it easier to investigate and prosecute the crime, state lawmakers say.

DNC rules panel to look at caucus system

DENVER, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- A Democratic National Committee panel will examine and recommend improvements for the 2012 party nominating process, the Rules Committee head reported Monday.

State lawmakers tackle immigration issue

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- The failure of Congress to pass a U.S. immigration reform measure has sparked action on the issue in state legislatures across the country.

State lawmakers oppose federal intrusion

NASHVILLE, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- State lawmakers took a firm stand against Washington's intrusion on their turf in their annual convention in Nashville.

States say feds whittle into their rights

WASHINGTON, April 7 (UPI) -- Officials from U.S. states issued a report claiming the federal government has been pre-empting states rights through a series of laws and regulations.

Texas law would track kids' body mass

SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- A Texas state senator, hoping to fight obesity that affects one in three children, wants schools to begin measuring and reporting students' body mass index.

Perry calls third session on redistricting

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry has called a third special session of the Legislature to convene on congressional redistricting. Democrats who boycotted a previous session are returning to Texas to carry their fight to the Senate floor.

Leticia R. San Miguel Van de Putte (born 6 December 1954) is a Democratic member of the Texas Senate representing the 26th District. She was previously a member of the Texas House of Representatives.

Van de Putte was born in Tacoma, Washington, and raised in San Antonio, where she currently lives with her husband of 32 years, Henry P. "Pete" Van De Putte Jr.

Senator Van de Putte currently lives in San Antonio with her husband of 32 years, Pete. She and Pete are blessed with six wonderful children, Nichole, Vanessa, Henry, Gregory, Isabella, and Paul, and are also the proud grandparents of two delightful children, Julian and Jove.

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