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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. 8, No. 15 As Texas continues to experience record-breaking temperatures, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) projects that the electricity grid will hit a new all-time peak demand record. In turn, they have issued a statewide appeal asking consumers to conserve electricity today and tomorrow, especially…
Thursday, August 09, 2012

Important Call to Action!

Insider's Report Vol. 8, No. 18 I need your help! My success in representing the interests of House District 25 at our State Capitol depends upon you. As the Texas Legislature moves full steam ahead towards the opening day of the 83rd Session on January 8, 2013, I want to…
Insider's Report Vol. 8, No. 17 While the recent rains have filled our roadsides and fields with the colors of spring, Texas remains in a drought that may force continued water-use restrictions. These wonderful rains have not reduced the need to conserve water, which is why I have partnered with…
Insider's Report Vol. 8, No. 16 Texans will soon have the opportunity to vote on ten proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution. I encourage you to exercise your right to vote during the upcoming Constitutional Amendment Election on November 8. You can also cast your vote during the early voting…
Insider's Report Vol. 8, No. 14 The State of Texas is once again providing an opportunity for hard-working Texans to stretch every dollar and save money when shopping for back-to-school supplies. As a result of legislation I supported in 1999, the annual sales tax holiday will take place this year…
Insider's Report Vol. 8, No. 14 The State of Texas is once again providing an opportunity for hard-working Texans to stretch every dollar and save money when shopping for back-to-school supplies. As a result of legislation I supported in 1999, the annual sales tax holiday will take place this year…
Insider's Report Vol. 8, No. 13 As the Texas Legislature wraps up a session of significant budget challenges and immense fiscal pressures, I had the great honor of being recognized as a "Taxpayer Champion" by Texans for Fiscal Responsibility/Empower Texans. In November 2010, Texas voters sent a strong message of…
Insider's Report Vol. 8, No. 12 On Tuesday, with only ten minutes remaining in the Texas House for consideration of non-local Senate Bills, Speaker Straus recognized me for a rare and important motion: "I make the motion to move to suspend all necessary rules to take up and consider Senate…