Capitol Update (3-29-19)

Capitol Update (3-29-19)

March 29, 2019

 
 
Greetings from your Texas Capitol! Since our last Capitol Update, we have officially passed the constitutional 60-day threshold before which bills cannot be voted out of the Texas House or Senate. Since…

Capitol Update (3-8-19)

Capitol Update (3-8-19)

March 8, 2019

 
 
Greetings from your Texas Capitol! Things have been so busy in Austin these past two weeks with committee hearings starting and Gubernatorial declared emergency items coming up on the Senate floor, so…

Capitol Update (2-22-19)

Capitol Update (2-22-19)

February 22, 2019

 
 
As things have been so busy in Austin these past two week, our Capitol Update has much to share. Let’s dive right in.
 
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Economic Development
As I’ve said…

Capitol Update (2-7-19)

Capitol Update (2-7-19)

February 2, 2019

 

 
Greetings from your Texas Capitol! It’s a busy time for us here at the statehouse in Austin. The Senate Finance Committee is actively working on the 2020-21 biennial state budget, Governor Abbott…

Capitol Update (1-24-19)

Capitol Update (1-24-19)

January 24, 2019

 
Greetings from your Texas Capitol! Last week, I was honored to attend the inauguration of Governor Greg Abbott and Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick. They both spoke about their vision for what the…

The 86th Legislative Session is Underway! Capitol Update (1-9-19)

The 86th Legislative Session is Underway! Capitol Update (1-9-19)

January 9, 2019

On January 8th, 2019 the 86th Texas Legislature gaveled in and I began my fifth session serving the citizens of Senate District 22. As you know, the Texas Legislature meets every other…