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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. 5 The education of our children remains the greatest priority of the Texas Legislature this session. The State of Texas dedicates over sixty percent of its general revenue funds to public education. Public education spending has nearly doubled over the past decade -- above and…
Insider's Report Vol. 8, No. 4 As my efforts continued this past week to minimize the impact of Texas' revenue shortfall on the citizens of my district, there was also significant movement of important legislation strongly supported by many Texans. ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION LEGISLATIONI was deeply honored to be joined by…
Insider's Report Vol. 8, No. 3 Brazoria County law enforcement, local leaders, and parents have expressed to me their strong concerns regarding the growing use and abuse of synthetic marijuana and salvia divinorum, especially among our youth and young adult population. I take the public safety and welfare of these…
Insider's Report Vol. 8, No. 2 My highest priority this session is to completely reverse the Legislative Budget Board's unacceptable staff-level recommendation to take away all state funding from Brazosport College and three other community colleges, which was included in the base budget released to the Legislature yesterday. I now…
Thursday, January 13, 2011

Bonnen files illegal immigration bill

Insider's Report Vol. 8, No. 1 Over the past several sessions, I have consistently been a leader in addressing the problem of illegal immigration. In recognition of my work, the Immigration Reform Coalition of Texas bestowed upon me the "Strongest Texas Defender" award in 2009, noting that I am one…
Insider's Report Vol. 7, No. 42 Texans will soon have the opportunity make their voices heard in the upcoming general election. Now more than ever, it is important for each and every one of us to exercise our right to vote by casting a ballot on Election Day, November 2.…
Insider's Report Vol. 7, No. 41 With a national economy that is still in recovery, hard-working Texans must continue to find ways to stretch every dollar and "Back to School" expenses are no exception. As a result of legislation I supported in 1999, the annual sales tax holiday will take…
Insider's Report, Vol. 7, No. 40 For six straight years, national CEOs have rated Texas as the number one state in which to do business. And since 2008, Texas has been the number one job creator in the United States. I believe Texans, especially those of us in Brazoria County,…