10 June 2016

Capitol Update: School Funding

This year marks the centennial celebration of Flag Day, which takes place every year on June 14th. Flag Day was established by President Woodrow Wilson in 1916, and the day is designed to commemorate the anniversary of the adoption of the United States flag by the Second Continental Congress in 1777. Interestingly, the day also...
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27 May 2016

Capitol Update: Veteran Bills

Memorial Day is upon us, and I want to take a moment to thank each and every one of our veterans. Your sacrifice and dedication to our country has enabled us to continue to pass the torch of liberty and freedom. In light of the Memorial Day season, I thought it would be appropriate to...
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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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