STATE CAPITOL NEWS AND NOTES

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STATE CAPITOL NEWS AND NOTES The following is a collection of news and notes from your State Capitol involving issues that affect House District 32. TEXAS CENSUS NUMBERS RELEASED On February 17th the United States Census Bureau released the population numbers for the State of Texas. The information was obtained during the 2010 Census. The…

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TEXAS HOUSE GIVEN COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS

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TEXAS HOUSE GIVEN COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS Last week, Speaker Joe Straus announced the committee assignments for the Texas House of Representatives of the 82nd Legislative Session. I received the great honor and distinction to be once again named one of Speaker Straus’s Committee Chairmen. I have been given the distinct privilege and honor to serve as…

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VOTER IDENTIFICATION BILL PASSED OUT OF SENATE

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VOTER IDENTIFICATION BILL PASSED OUT OF SENATE The first bill of the 82nd Legislative Session has made its way out of the Texas Senate. On January 25, 2011 Senate Bill (SB) 14 of the 82nd session (otherwise known as the “Voter Identification Bill”) was heard by a Senate Committee of the Whole. Rather than sending…

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Speaker Straus announces House Committee assignments

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Speaker Straus announces House Committee assignments AUSTIN — Today, Speaker Joe Straus (R-San Antonio) announced the Texas House of Representatives committees for the 82nd Legislature, and issued the following statement: “One of the most important roles of the Speaker of the House is making committee assignments. I have tried to apply the interests and expertise…

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Republicans take more key chairmanships; Dems OK with choices

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Republicans take more key chairmanships; Dems OK with choices AUSTIN – Republicans’ electoral victories in November translated to a stronger grip on control of the Texas House today as Speaker Joe Straus unveiled committee assignments that increased the number of Republican chairs. Arguably the two most important chairmanships held by Democrats two years ago —…

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