Senator Joan Huffman, R-Houston, addressing the Senate on SB 645, increasing the penalties for manufacturing and delivery fentanyl.

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Senate unanimously passes a bill defining fentanyl poisoning as murder

Posted on · Houston Senator Joan Huffman authored Senate Bill 645, which would make the manufacture and delivery of less than 1 gram of fentanyl a third degree felony. The crime would rise to a second degree felony if a person dies from an overdose.

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Bordering on Insecurity: Texas Tribune Series Looks at Border Corruption Amongst US Law Enforcement

Posted on · When we think about protecting the Texas-Mexico border, we often think about stopping illegal activity happening on the other side of the Rio Grande. However, a series of reports from The Texas Tribune and Reveal highlights illegal activity happening not only here on the US side of the border but among those tasked with policing […]

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