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