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  1. Senate OKs Bill Banning Insurers from Covering AbortionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Gilmer Mirror

    Senate Bill 575 by Republican state Sen. Larry Taylor of Friendswood passed on a 21-10 vote. One Democrat joined the chamber's Republicans to approve the measure.


  2. Senate Gives First OK to Bill Banning Insurers From Covering AbortionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Texas Tribune

    Then-state Rep. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, is shown on the second-to-last day of the first-called special session during the 82nd Legislature on June 27, 2011. Taylor was elected to the Texas Senate in 2012.


  3. Texas Senate OKs ban on abortion coverage in health insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Chron

    ... President Barack Obama's health care law. "This really is a choice bill," said sponsoring Sen. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, during a contentious floor debate. "People who are opposed to abortion do not like having to pay for it for others." Sen. ...


  4. Texas Senate Gives Go Ahead to Stop All Insurance Plans from Paying for AbortionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Dallas Observer

    As Amy Silverstein warned us might happen last week , the Texas Senate has moved forward with banning insurance providers from covering the nearly all abortions sought by Texas women. Larry Taylor, a Republican from Friendswood, stressed that his bill was not a ban on elective abortion.


  5. Texas Senate bill would drop abortion coverage from insurance plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Dallas Morning News

    The Texas Senate voted Tuesday to eliminate insurance coverage for abortion through private insurance plans and plans purchased through the federal health care exchange. The bill's author Sen. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, said its purpose is to prevent people who don't support abortion from having to pay for the procedure for others.


  6. Man charged with felony after repeated violations of a protective orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | The Family Badge

    ... began sending her messages. He was also calling her at her place of employment. After the warrant was issued, Friendswood officers were unable to find Maldonado and serve the warrant, so the warrant was given to Galveston County to serve when he ...


  7. Lege backs TWU unionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... Austin. While the House approved the legislation unanimously, Sens. Don Huffines, R-Dallas, and Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, voted against the action, making the vote 29-2. The final fee amount students will be charged with each semester will be ...


  8. Analysis: Does "Voucher" Label Fit the Bill?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Texas Tribune

    ... it's not a classic voucher. "I don't think we're taking money from a public school," said Sen. Larry Taylor , R-Friendswood, when the legislation passed the Senate. "This is not a voucher bill." It is, however, a mechanism for giving a state benefit ...


  9. Senate Bill Makes It Harder To Sue InsurersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Texas Tribune

    ... and some businesses - cleared the Texas Senate on Thursday. Senate Bill 1628 by state Sen. Larry Taylor , R-Friendswood, would make broad changes to the way homeowners and businesses can sue insurance companies who don't deal with them fairly, or ...


  10. Lege Goes to School: Education BillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... in progress in the 84th Legislature. Senate Bill 4 , by Senate Public Education Committee Chair Larry Taylor , R-Friendswood: The Senate's omnibus vouchers bill has become a hollow shell of itself. Taylor's original language included "education ...


  11. Senate votes to curb homeowner lawsuits against insurance companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Dallas Morning News

    Homeowners may soon find it harder to sue insurers for unpaid claims - particularly over hail-damaged roofs - after the Senate tentatively approved a measure Wednesday to put new restrictions in place. The measure by Sen. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, was strongly supported by insurance companies and vigorously opposed by trial lawyers and leading consumer groups.


  12. Abortion bills gaining momentum in LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... bills were filed, the Senate State Affairs Committee endorsed a measure by state Sen. Larry Taylor , R-Friendswood, that would prohibit abortion coverage in both private health insurance plans and those offered through the federal marketplace. The ...


  13. Texas Lawmakers Want to Make Insurance More Expensive for Women Getting AbortionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Dallas Observer

    We write so much about how uninsured women get screwed over by Texas lawmakers that we often forget about the women with health insurance. Did you know that some health insurance policies will actually cover an abortion? But maybe not for much longer! Senator Larry Taylor of Friendswood has proposed a bill that he described as a "pro-life" health insurance reform.


  14. Rep. Jimmie Don Aycock R-Killeen at January 22nd Conversation at the Austin ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Texas Tribune

    ... heard testimony on Senate Bill 6 , high priority legislation from Senate Education Chairman Larry Taylor , R-Friendswood, that would replace the state's current system of rating schools as "met standard" or "needs improvement" to A through F grades. ...


  15. PD: Con artists wanted for scamming elderly man out of wedding ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Click2Houston

    Friendswood police are trying to identify two con artists who stole a nearly $5,000 diamond wedding ring from a 76-year-old man. "He said, 'Hey, could I take a look at your ring?' and I said, 'Sure,'" said the victim, who asked not to be identified.


  16. ServiceMaster Bay Area Expands Digital Marketing Campaign by Adding...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | PRWeb

    ServiceMaster Bay Area, a trusted provider of disaster restoration and cleaning services to Galveston, TX and the surrounding areas, has recently added a new micro-site for Friendswood, TX to to help improve their online presence in this area. For over 20 years, ServiceMaster Bay Area has been providing reliable disaster restoration and cleaning services to Galveston, TX and the surrounding communities.


  17. High school athletes of the week: April 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    ... hurdles swept the hurdles (110 and 300) and won the long jump at the District 5-4A meet. Ryan Shetter , Friendswood: The senior had an RBI double in Tuesday's win over Dickinson, then drove in eight runs with a triple and grand slam Friday against ...


  18. Texas lawmakers predict resolution on windstorm insurance billRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Business Journal

    Sen. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, said: "What I've been trying to do all along is to get [the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association] to stand on its own." Optimism is high for the House and Senate to find some common ground on this session's bill to address the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association .


  19. Dave Lieber: Finding - Good Deals' in 2015 LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... stuck in the same committee, chaired by Rep. Byron Cook, R-Corsicana. House Bill 575 from Rep. Greg Bonnen, R-Friendswood, requires that companies inform customers of the expiration date of their electricity contract. Can you believe they don't ...


  20. Early voting for May elections begins MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | Off the Kuff

    ... the involvement of the County Clerk's Office," said Stanart. The cities include, Missouri City, Deer Park, Friendswood, Galena Park, Hedwig Village, Hilshire Village, Hunters Creek Village, Jersey Village, Morgan's Point, Pasadena, Pearland, Piney ...


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