12 May 2017

Capitol Update: Buy American

With Mother’s Day upon us, I hope you’ll take some time to say ‘Happy Mother’s Day’ to the wonderful mothers, grandmothers, and even great-grandmothers, in our lives. While we should always be thankful to the women in our lives, Mother’s Day provides a unique opportunity to demonstrate our appreciation for the way they help shape...
Read More
05 May 2017

Capitol Update: Legislation

With less than four weeks to go in the 85th Legislative Session, the Legislature has shifted into high gear as we are now meeting even on weekends. This next week the Texas House will have its last chance to take action on the bills that were authored by House members. In the weeks that follow,...
Read More
28 April 2017

Capitol Update: Legislation

With less than a month remaining in session, mornings are coming earlier and nights lasting longer. On several recent occasions, the Texas House debated legislation well through the night and into the early hours of the morning. While these long nights will only become more frequent, I find motivation by working with my colleagues to...
Read More
21 April 2017

Capitol Update: Education

Education has been the buzzword around your Capitol this past week. From increasing school funding, to taking care of our retired teachers, the Texas House has taken decisive action on fulfilling our commitment to making meaningful improvements to the education system here in Texas. As hearings continue and proposals are discussed, I can’t help but...
Read More
14 April 2017

Capitol Update: Legislation

He is risen! With the Easter season upon us, I’m reminded of how fortunate we are to live in a state where your Legislature begins every day with a prayer. With all the hustle and bustle that surrounds the Capitol this time of year, it is so helpful to come to the Lord in reverence...
Read More
1 2 3 7