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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. 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,…
Insider's Report Vol. 10 No. 12 As the 84th Session of the Texas Legislature kicks into high gear, Speaker Joe Straus announced House committee appointments on Wednesday afternoon. I am grateful for the Speaker’s confidence in me to serve the State of Texas and House District 25 in several important…
Insider's Report Vol. 10 No. 11 Last week, I filed my first bills for the 2015 session, House Bill 992 and House Joint Resolution 75, in support of the surviving spouses of our U.S. veterans. I helped lead past legislative efforts to enable the surviving spouse of military veterans to…
Insider's Report Vol. 10 No. 10 Last Tuesday, with my wife and sons at my side, I took my oath of office as State Representative for the State of Texas' 84th legislative session. This will be my tenth session serving the constituents of southern Brazoria and Matagorda counties and I…
Insider's Report Vol. 10 No. 9 On Friday, I called on the federal government to reimburse Texas for costs related to its failure to secure the border. Border security is a federal function, but Texas pays the price when leaders of both parties fail to do their job. The failure…