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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. 7, No. 32 It is a great honor to share with my constituents the following press release from House Speaker Joe Straus announcing my appointment as vice-chair of the Sunset Advisory Commission. This is a tremendous privilege that allows me to be directly involved in eliminating wasteful…
Insider's Report Vol. 7, No. 31 Throughout all seven of my terms as your State Representative, one of my highest priorities has been protecting small businesses in Texas, while ensuring a pro-business environment that strengthens our economy and promotes job creation. It is in recognition of my legislative efforts this…
Insider's Report Vol. 7, No. 30 Clarifies misconceptions on Propositions 2 and 3 Texans will soon have the opportunity to vote on eleven proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution. I encourage you to exercise your right to vote during the upcoming Constitutional Amendment Election on November 3. You can also…
Monday, October 12, 2009

Bonnen Announces New Staff Member

Insider's Report Vol. 7, No. 29 Though the 81st legislative session is over and the halls of the Capitol much quieter, I remain focused on ensuring that my constituents' needs are well-served and represented. As your elected State Representative, I take very seriously my responsibility to be accessible and responsive…
Insider's Report Vol. 7, No. 28 Eligible items expanded to include school supplies The upcoming sales tax holiday will bring much-needed relief to Texans as we face the rising costs of living and a slow national economy. As a result of legislation that I supported in 1999, the annual sales…
Insider's Report Vol. 7, No. 27 In housing six state prison units, Brazoria County plays a vital role in ensuring the safety of all Texas citizens. This long-standing relationship with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice fostered one of my most important pieces of legislation this past session. Through a…
Insider's Report Vol. 7, No. 26 Exempts more than 40,000 Texas small businesses On Tuesday House Bill 4765, a proposal that I have adamantly pushed during the past several sessions, was signed into law. This legislation will provide much-needed margins tax relief to small business owners by raising the small…
Insider's Report Vol. 7, No. 25 Part two of two Earlier this week I sent you the first part of a compilation of local bills that I passed during the 81st session. This newsletter includes the remaining pieces of successful legislation that I developed from ideas brought to me by…