Capitol Update (Special Session Edition)

Capitol Update (Special Session Edition)

July 20, 2021

Greetings from your Texas Capitol! As I’m writing to you, we have just completed the 11th day of the special session called by Governor Abbott. Thus, this edition of the Capitol Update…

Capitol Update 5-10-21

Capitol Update 5-10-21

May 10, 2021

Greetings from your Texas Capitol! We’re down to the wire, and though the legislature will not formally adjourn sine die until May 31st; several critical deadlines for the passage of bills will…

Capitol Update 4-12-21

Capitol Update 4-12-21

April 12, 2021

Greetings from your Texas Capitol! To put it simply, we are now deep in the throes of the legislative session. The House and Senate are passing bills in our respective chambers and…

Capitol Update 3-27-21

Capitol Update 3-27-21

March 27, 2021

Greetings from your Texas Capitol! Since our last Capitol Update, my colleagues and I have been busily reviewing and debating a wide array of legislation in both chambers of the Legislature, and…

Capitol Update 3-15-21

Capitol Update 3-15-21

March 15, 2021

Greetings from your Texas Capitol! Things have been busy in Austin these past two weeks with committee hearings starting and bill filing deadline, so I have much to share. Let’s dive right…

Capitol Update 2-26-21

Capitol Update 2-26-21

February 26, 2021

Greetings from your Texas Capitol. I want to start this capitol update by addressing the extreme winter weather Texans experienced last week, which caused many Texans to go without power and subsequently…