15 April 2016

Capitol Update: Tax Legislation

With the passing of April 15th, tax filing season has come and gone for most individuals and families. With taxes being fresh on our minds, I felt it would be appropriate to update you on the most recent tax cuts passed by the Texas Legislature, and to cast an eye toward next session and the work...
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01 April 2016

Capitol Update: Recent Trip to the Border

It has been a busy couple of weeks at your state capitol as interim committee meetings are in full swing.  From TRS Care to border security to community college funding, I’ve been busy working with my colleagues to prepare in earnest for the upcoming 85th Legislative Session.  As we turn the calendar to the month of April, here is an...
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04 March 2016

Capitol Update: The Texas Border

The primary election is behind us, and Spring is now just a couple of weeks away. With the kids out of school, I know many folks will be traveling for spring break. If you will be visiting Austin or even just driving through, please don’t hesitate to call my Capitol Office to set up a...
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05 February 2016

Capitol Update: Rural Water Issues

February is here and with it comes lots of activity at your Texas Capitol. Interim committee hearings have now begun in earnest, as members of both the House and Senate dig into the assignments handed to us earlier by the Speaker of the House and Lieutenant Governor respectively.  So, as await the arrival both an...
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04 December 2015

Capitol Update: House Interim Charges

  Too often during the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and focus our attention on material gifts. This year, I hope you will be mindful of the one gift that everyone desires, and yet, only you can offer. Your time.  Make it a priority this Christmas season to...
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