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…

BIRDWELL FILES SJR 45 and SB 1025

BIRDWELL FILES SJR 45 and SB 1025

March 4, 2021

 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 4, 2021
 
BIRDWELL FILES SJR 45 and SB 1025
SJR 45 and Senate Bill 1025 will rebalance powers in times of emergency and disaster
 AUSTIN—State Senator Brian Birdwell (R-Granbury) filed Senate Joint…

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…

Capitol Update (2-4-21)

Capitol Update (2-4-21)

February 4, 2021

Greetings from your Texas Capitol! As I shared in my email two weeks ago, the Texas Senate Select Committee on Redistricting Committee, of which I am a member, began holding a series…