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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. 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…
Insider's Report Vol. 6, No. 43 Today I filed House Bill 267, which proposes to make it easier for Texans to purchase firearms from other states. I have always been a supporter of an individual's right to bear arms and I believe this bill will expand those rights. Currently, Texas…
Insider's Report Vol. 6, No. 42 As the pre-filing of bills for the upcoming 2009 session continues, I have authored House Bill 214 targeting registered sex offenders who enter school premises. Under our current state laws, registered sex offenders are required to observe child safety zones as set forth by…
Insider's Report Vol. 6, No. 41 Bonnen legislation would benefit¬†"Top Ten Percent" grads Monday officially marked the first day to pre-file legislation for the upcoming session, which convenes on January 13, 2009. One of my highest priorities as we approach the 81st session is to ensure that all high…
Insider's Report Vol. 6, No. 40 Earlier this year, the Texas Department of Transportation announced that they were delaying $276 million of Houston area highway projects due to a funding shortage. Brazoria County was to bear a disproportionate share of over 49 percent of these project cuts. In response, I…
Insider's Report Vol. 6, No. 39 While many Brazoria County citizens have overcome the devastation and inconveniences of Hurricane Ike, its widespread destruction remains evident along our coastline. The communities of Surfside, Quintana, and Treasure Island continue to cope with severely damaged homes, power outages, crippled infrastructure, and destroyed beaches.…
Insider's Report Vol. 6, No. 38 I encourage you to exercise your right to vote! Early voting will begin Monday, October 20, and last through Friday, October 31 in 10 locations in Brazoria County. Voters may cast early voting ballots in any one of the locations as long as they…
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