06 January 2017

Capitol Update: Session Begins

Happy new year from your State Capitol!  The Christmas tree has been removed from the Texas House floor and folks are now bustling about with great anticipation for the Opening Day ceremonies.  So, on the eve of the 85th Legislative Session, here’s the first update of 2017 from your Capitol office. . . Session Begins...
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25 November 2016

Capitol Update: Holiday Giving

As we continue through the holiday season and with the 85th Legislative Session just over a month away, I’m reminded of how much I cherish the time with my family and friends. Over the course of this Fall, I’ve enjoyed attending community events where I’ve been able to visit with so many of you about...
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28 October 2016

Capitol Update: Election Day 2016

Representative Ashby’s Capitol Update In the coming days, we will once again commemorate Veterans Day in America. With that in mind, I want to begin this column by thanking the brave men and women who have served, or are currently serving, in our nation’s armed forces. We are fortunate to be surrounded by those who...
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05 August 2016

Capitol Update: Hunters for the Hungry

Rising temperatures and back-to-school shopping can only mean one thing: August has arrived! In Austin, the pace continues to pick up at the Capitol as fellow House members and State Senators take dead aim on the 85th Legislative Session. Here’s a quick update on some interim charges, and a chance for you to help those...
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