06 July 2021

Ashby Appointed Chair of House Select Committee on Constitutional Rights and Remedies

AUSTIN – Today, Speaker Dade Phelan (R-Beaumont) selected State Representative Trent Ashby (R-Lufkin) to serve as the Chairman for the House Select Committee on Constitutional Rights and Remedies. The 15-member committee has been formed ahead of the forthcoming Special Session on July 8th and will expire once the 88th Legislative Session convenes in January 2023....
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05 July 2021

Capitol Update: Happy Independence Day

On an unseasonably cool Thursday, July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress declared what its delegates had voted on just two days prior: total independence from King George III and Great Britain. In doing so, the founding fathers pushed back against tyranny, creating a new form of government whose power was to be derived only...
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