03 October 2022

Capitol Update: House Interim Charge – International Relations and Economic Development

On the misty morning of October 2nd, 1835, fighting broke out at Gonzales between Mexican soldiers and Texas militiamen, signifying the start of the War for Texas Independence. When the Mexican commander received word that Texas settlers refused to surrender a small cannon, he dispatched 100 soldiers to retrieve it. There were around 140 Texan...
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15 July 2022


AUSTIN – Earlier this week, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar issued an updated Certification Revenue Estimate for the current state budget. Due to steady economic growth and significant increases in sales and severance tax revenue, the Comptroller projects that Texas lawmakers will enter the 88th Legislative Session with a record-breaking $27 billion in surplus revenue, an...
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13 June 2022

Capitol Update: Addressing Uvalde and Interim Charges

The Texas House Speaker recently established the Investigative Committee on the Robb Elementary Shooting to conduct a thorough examination into the circumstances surrounding the tragic school shooting in Uvalde. This investigative committee has been tasked with collecting and analyzing evidence from law enforcement, making comprehensive findings, and reporting the conclusions as soon as possible to...
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31 May 2022

Capitol Update: Securing Our Elections

The tragedy and senseless act of violence that took the precious lives of 19 children and two teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas leaves us all with heavy hearts. As Texans grieve over this unspeakable loss, we grapple with the unfortunate reality that something this catastrophic can take place in our own backyard....
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