Early Voting for Round Rock City Council begins Monday, April 24th and ends Tuesday, May 2nd! Join me in voting for Shannon Probe for Round Rock City Council Place 1 and to re-elect Frank Ortega to Round Rock City Council Place 4. Polls are open 8 AM to 6 PM this week through Saturday, April […]
I’m proud to have once again been endorsed by the Austin American-Statesman for my record of fighting for progressive values and leading on voting rights and healthcare! Read the full endorsement and spread the word.
I was a student in high school when Columbine happened. I remember the shock and horror but also the fear that this could happen in my own community. In 20 years, it seems like nothing has changed except that more and more communities have suffered a similar fate. As a father, I cannot begin to […]
Reps. Vikki Goodwin, Donna Howard, Celia Israel and I sent a letter to County Judge Bill Gravell and the Williamson County Commissioners Court asking them to reconsider their decision on funding for Leander and Round Rock ISD. Students in these districts deserve the same support as any other student in Williamson County to help address the momentous challenges and learning loss we’ve seen under COVID-19.
Governor Abbott set a special session of the Texas Legislature to start on July 8th covering charges that “will be announced prior to the convening.” In response, we sent a bi-partisan letter calling on the Governor to add Medicaid expansion to the call.
Following historic turnout in Williamson County, Rep. John Bucy III has been re-elected to the Texas House of Representatives for District 136.
Recently the U.S. Postal Service sent a letter to Texas Secretary of State Ruth Hughs advising of “heightened risk” to Texas voters of USPS not being able to meet various statutory deadlines around voting by mail. In response, I sent a letter to Gov. Abbott and Sec. Hughs urging decisive action to mitigate this situation […]
Today I sent a letter to Gov. Abbott along with my colleagues from the Central Texas delegation to express our concern with the plan to uniformly resume in-person instruction in our schools this fall as well as the need to waive standardized testing requirements for the next school year. I want to thank my colleagues […]
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On Monday, March 4th I reached another legislative milestone in having my first bill hearing, laying out H.B. 933 and H.B. 1238 before the House Elections Committee! After filing a bill and having it referred to a committee this is the next step in the legislative process. After hearing the bill, taking testimony from the public, and making any changes, the chair can call vote. If favorable, the bill moves on to either the Local & Consent Calendar or Calendars committee.H.B. 933: Election Info