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The Insider's Report

The Insider's Report

Stay informed on the issues that affect you. The Insider's Report brings you the latest happenings from the Texas Legislature and Texas House District 25.
Insider's Report Vol. 7, No. 5 Throughout the course of our state and our country's history, legal immigrants have forged the foundation of our society. I have a very personal connection to this ideal since my grandfather came to this country legally when he was just seventeen and dedicated himself…
Insider's Report Vol. 7, No. 4 On Friday, our local newspaper, The Facts, ran an eye-opening story on the alarming decrease in the number of volunteer firefighters in Brazoria County. One can only assume that this is a trend being seen across the State of Texas. The article made me…
Insider's Report Vol. 7, No. 3 On Tuesday, I filed House Bill 675 to remove onerous and expensive licensing requirements for retired optometrists who wish to provide charity care. I am proud to author this legislation at the request of Dr. Tom Pruett of Lake Jackson who brought this issue…
Insider's Report Vol. 7, No. 2 Submits recommendations to Hurricane Ike Select Committee On Tuesday, I had the great honor and privilege to be sworn into my seventh term as the State Representative of House District 25 representing southern Brazoria County. I feel blessed to serve such a vibrant community.…
Thursday, January 08, 2009

Bonnen Hosts Pre-Session Meetings

Insider's Report Vol. 7, No. 1 On Friday, January 9, I had the honor of hosting Brazoria County elected officials and civic leaders at several meetings held throughout the day to discuss the upcoming legislative session, which begins on January 13, and how I can best represent the interests of…
Insider's Report Vol. 6, No. 46 Although Texas has fared better than most other states during the economic downturn, we're still feeling its effects, and as we head into the holiday season, I've talked to plenty of people who are looking for ways to trim their expenses. Through my work…
Insider's Report Vol. 6, No. 45 I am pleased to inform you that I will be moving into a new Capitol office, which will be located in Room 4N.5. Beginning December 16, my staff and I can be found on the fourth floor north wing of the main Capitol building.…
Insider's Report Vol. 6, No. 44 Restores classroom time and cuts school costs In response to school districts across Brazoria County and the state, I have authored House Bill 374 to repeal a time-consuming, expensive, and unnecessary school bus evacuation training requirement. Under current law, schools must conduct school bus…
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