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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. 10 No. 20 Nominations for the 2015-2016 Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program (TASSP) have opened for next year’s class (fall 2015/spring 2016 academic year). This scholarship supports students who choose to become members of the Texas Army National Guard, the Texas Air National Guard, the Texas State…
Insider's Report Vol. 10 No. 19 Today I unveiled a sweeping tax relief plan that will provide nearly $5 billion in permanent tax relief for every individual and business in Texas. It is the biggest, broadest and boldest tax relief plan of the legislative session. It provides lasting tax relief…
Insider's Report Vol. 10 No. 18 Last week, I teamed up with State Rep. Dan Flynn and the Texas Hospitality Association (THA) to fight underage drinking and to promote alcohol responsibility through a statewide poster contest. This contest will award four 2015 graduating high school seniors $10,000 in educational scholarships.…
Insider's Report Vol. 10 No. 17 Bonnen Discusses Border Security, Tax Relief "In Texas, we solve problems. We come together and we work to solve problems. We have a problem the federal government has left to us because they won't do the job and they won't go to Washington to…
Insider's Report Vol. 10 No. 16 This morning, I presented House Bill 1914 to the House Corrections Committee. I filed this legislation to protect victims and their loved ones from having to continually appear before the parole board to ensure justice prevails for the victims of egregious crimes. This bill…
Insider's Report Vol. 10 No. 15 This week I was proud to join Rep. Dan Flynn in joint authoring House Bill 9, which sets forth a plan to restore solvency to the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Many constituents have reached out to my office regarding this issue and it…
Insider's Report Vol. 10 No. 14 A stronger border means a safer Texas. This week, I filed House Bill 11 calling for increased DPS presence on the border and tougher penalties for the cartels and gangs that smuggle misery and suffering into our state and country. I am honored that…
Insider's Report Vol. 10 No. 13 As State Representative of District 25, my greatest priority is to be responsive to those who entrust me to represent them at our State Capitol. Two of my constituents have asked me to address a situation that resulted in the loss of life and,…