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State Rep. Eddie Rodriguez is a leader on gun safety in the Texas House of Representatives and the official state sponsor of the Texas Capitol Walkout for Gun Safety. Rep. Rodriguez will address the Texas Capitol Walkout on the South Steps at approximately 1:25 PM. State Rep. Eddie Rodriguez issued ...
Thursday on The Chad Hasty Show, Drew Landry (D) joined Chad in the KFYO studio to discuss issues facing the citizens of West Texas. Landry is challenging Representative Dustin Burrows (R) for his District 83 seat in the Texas House of Representatives. Landry and Hasty discussed several issues, ...

Texas House hopefuls Andrew Morris and Mat Pruneda will debate each other from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 28, in Room 190 on the Corinth campus of North Central Texas College. Currently, the event is the only debate scheduled between the two candidates, who are in a runoff for the Democratic ...
Poinsett, who is a former general counsel to the Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives and worked as a lawyer/lobbyist at McGinnis, Lochridge & Kilgore and at Baker Botts before he joined Gardere, opened Poinsett PLLC in March. He had worked as a senior attorney at Gardere since 2014.
In addition, he has spent decades in public service, from serving as student body president at his university to being elected to the Texas House of Representatives. Still, Sharp maintains the award was not meant for him. “They're honoring Texas A&M and its system,” he said. “I just happen to be the head of ...
Maury Maverick Jr.—a civil rights attorney, member of the Texas House of Representatives, and longtime columnist for the San Antonio Express-News—left an indelible mark on his beloved hometown of San Antonio. Jan Jarboe Russell memorialized him in the pages of Texas Monthly after his death, and fifteen years later, ...

Leticia Van de Putte represented San Antonio in the Texas legislature from 1991 to 2015, serving as a state senator for twenty years, including as a member of the Senate Committee on Education. Since 2015, Diego Bernal has represented San Antonio in the Texas House of Representatives. He currently serves as the vice ...
There are 150 members in the Texas House of Representatives, but only 29 are women. That's less than one in five. State Rep. Helen Giddings is bringing some of the most successful women leaders to Texas next weekend to build more women leaders. She joined host Jason Whitely to discuss the ...
After the Texas House of Representatives set aside money for special items last session, UT received roughly $20 million for 14 special items for the 2017-18 fiscal year. But Raymund Paredes, the state's commissioner of higher education, said the increased number of special items may not be sustainable.
Texas House Committees to discuss TxDOT, opioid abuse. Members of the Texas House of Representatives will meet Tuesday to discuss several interim charges, including TxDOT's ability to complete complex highway construction and opioid abuse. Author: Ashley Goudeau. Published: 6:11 AM CDT April ...
Last year nearly two-thirds of the Texas House of Representatives, including some of the state's most conservative lawmakers, voted to place 17-year-olds in the juvenile justice system starting in 2021. But the idea went nowhere in the state Senate. John Whitmire, a Democrat from Houston who is chairman ...
Although many of us understand the reality of human trafficking few of us are willing to admit the magnitude of the situation. Unfortunately, for many individuals, human trafficking is their life, but it doesn't have to be their life story. As always, it is an honor to serve you in the Texas House of Representatives.
After being suspended for writing a letter critical of the program, he was later reinstated and eventually was promoted to Chief of Planning and Evaluation. This job became the jumping off point for his political career. In 1972, Representative Paul Ragsdale was elected to the Texas House of Representatives ...
Tom Massey — longtime San Angelo attorney, former member of the Texas House of Representatives and Tom Green County judge — died after a brief illness Wednesday, Jan. 31, at age 86. Massey was a graduate of San Angelo College who served in the Army in Korea before continuing his education ...
Lyle Larson, Texas House of Representatives District 122 said we need to preserve the water underground. “If you have lakes that have an abundance of water in them, instead of letting the water sit in those lakes and dry up through evaporation, start looking at taking that water and storing it underground," ...
Supporters and staffers gathered at Black Water Draw to drink, eat and converse with Rick Davis, Class of '85, a current Republican candidate running for the District 14 seat in the Texas House of Representatives. Rick Davis, a veteran and an Aggie, currently runs his own small business as an attorney at ...
She's been campaigning for months, but Jessica Gonzalez officially kicks off her campaign for a seat in the Texas House of Representatives this afternoon (Wednesday, Jan. 30). Gonzalez, who was featured in this week's Dallas Voice, is challenging Rep. Roberto Alonzo, who has been a member of the ...

Although many of us understand the reality of human trafficking few of us are willing to admit the magnitude of the situation. Unfortunately, for many individuals, human trafficking is their life, but it doesn't have to be their life story. As always, it is an honor to serve you in the Texas House of Representatives.
Joe Straus, Speaker of the House, Texas House of Representatives fields a number of questions in the eighth floor conference room of the San Antiono Express-News building in San Antonio, Texas on Tuesday, February 16, 2009. (Staff photo by Marc J. Kawanishi/marck@express-news.net) less.
First elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 2002, Attorney General Paxton represented House District 70 for 10 years, one of the fastest-growing regions in the state. In 2012, he was elected to the Texas State Senate, representing Senate District 8 in Collin and Dallas counties. Tickets are $38 ...
Lower on the ballot, all of the seats in the Texas House of Representatives and half of those in the Texas Senate are up for re-election. Here's how Texans who haven't yet registered to vote can do so in time for the March 6 primary: Voters need to submit their applications at least 30 days in advance of an ...
The associations testified at the Texas House of Representatives' Environmental Regulation Subcommittee hearing on Air Quality and Municipal Landfills yesterday. Waste360 Staff | Jan 24, 2018. At the Texas House of Representatives' Environmental Regulation Subcommittee hearing on Air Quality and Municipal ...
“Just a month before Hurricane Harvey hit Houston, Texas, she engineered an effort to convince the Texas House of Representatives to cut [$70 million] of the Texas Disaster Relief Fund,” Abbott said at the fundraiser for Davis' opponent, Susanna Dokupil. “Now, fortunately, the Senate was wise enough not ...
Texas House of Representatives 62nd District candidate Reggie Smith speaks at a lunch forum hosted by the Grayson County Republican Women in Sherman Friday. Five candidates vying for seats in the House and Texas Senate's 62nd District were given the opportunity to introduce themselves, discuss ...
That's because in our part of the state, three current members of the Texas House of Representatives won't be running for re-election. Incumbent State Rep. Lance Gooden (R-Terrell), State Rep. Larry Phillips (R-Sherman) and State Rep. Jodie Laubenberg (R-Parker) will all be moving on to other things.
Six weeks ahead of the primary elections, candidates for Texas House of Representatives District 46 and the 459th District Court spoke to members of the North Austin Civic Association about the most pressing issues in those jurisdictions. Texas House District 46. Six Democrats are running to represent ...
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush told a House committee that badly-needed relief money would be delayed even more if the federal government shuts down. by Cat Cardenas Jan. 18, 2018 12 hours ago. 12. Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush speaks to the Texas ...
After nobody under the age of 30 was elected into the 85th Legislative Session for the Texas House of Representatives, Richard Wolf, a 23-year-old college dropout with an affinity for politics and change will be running for the 63rd District seat. Filing the day before the deadline on Dec. 10, Wolf said at the ...
"With eight terms in the Texas House of Representatives spanning over sixteen years, I have worked alongside each of these outstanding leaders and they know I will never stop fighting for San Antonio and Bexar County." Martinez Fischer represented House District 116 from 2001 until he vacated the seat ...
Joe Straus (center), Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, talks with Jorge Canseco (right) at Lions Field Park on the last day of early voting in the March 2014, the last gubernatorial election. Standing on the left are Jan and Bob Marbut. This year, Texas is again at the forefront of primary races in ...
Texas Rep. Cecil Bell Jr. has filed for re-election, while state Rep. Will Metcalf is getting the backing of Gov. Greg Abbott in his bid for another term in office. Bell, a Republican from Magnolia who has served in the Texas House of Representatives for three terms, drove to Austin to file his re-election ...
The Members of the Texas House of Representatives are debating House Bill 21 to revise the school finance system. Author: Ashley Goudeau. Published: 7:58 PM CDT April 19, 2017. Members of the Texas House of Representatives are settling in for a lengthy debate. The representatives are taking up House Bill 21 by ...
THE SUPREME COURT rejects about 99% of the 7,000 to 8,000 petitions that reach it each year. But when it comes to cases involving reapportionment—challenges to how states draw lines for congressional or state legislative elections—the justices can't be quite so choosy. Congress has chipped away at ...
Before becoming Comptroller, Hegar served in the Texas House of Representatives and the Texas Senate, and also served as chair of the ...
... finally — done for the year, I have updated my earlier ranking of members of the 2017 Texas House of Representatives and Senate.
State Rep. Travis Clardy officially filed to seek re-election to represent House District 11 in the Texas House of Representatives. The district ...
The Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives is one of the most powerful positions in the state government. In just 90 seconds, learn ...
Larry Smith announced his candidacy for the Texas House of Representatives District 54 on Facebook on Thursday. Smith is a U.S. Army ...
... would undermine the institution of the office of the Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives,” Craddick said in a prepared statement at ...
We have some current and former great state legislators in east Texas and while progress can be slow in Austin, our representatives do work to ...
Representative Eric Johnson was first elected to represent District 100 in the Texas House of Representatives in 2010 at age 34 and has ...
Since his election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2006, he has represented a part of the Permian Basin and tells the ...
Local State Rep. John Raney was honored by The Arc of Texas with the 2017 Legislator of the Year award at the nonprofit's annual Leadership ...
... a Killeen veterinarian and Salado rancher, has announced he is running for the District 54 seat in the Texas House of Representatives.
As always, it is an honor to serve you in the Texas House of Representatives, and I always welcome your feedback. If you would like to share a ...
... in his district and for the Texas House of Representatives. I thank Speaker Straus for his service and for his commitment to the State of Texas.
... Zachary Reames-Zepeda wants to be the next State Representative serving Lubbock's District 84 in the Texas House of Representatives.
... a third-degree felony count of failing to register with a state securities regulator, dating back to his time in the Texas House of Representatives ...
The speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, Republican Joe Straus, announced on Wednesday that he would not run for re-election.
... that a year from now, voters still won't have a solid idea who will replace Joe Straus as Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives.


 

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