Campaign News

HOUSE BILL 1727 GETS A HEARING ON Monday, March 20th, I presented House Bill 1727 to the Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence. House Bill 1727 is to aid in the issuance of certain search warrants for Chambers County. The problem arises that while a part of Baytown is in Chambers County,…
Committee on Land and Resource Management Hearing On Wednesday, March 15th, the House Committee on Land & Resource Management held its first organizational meeting. This committee handles the management of public lands, the power of eminent domain, the annexation, zoning, and other governmental regulation of land use, and the following…
Galveston College Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing Legislation On Wednesday, March 7th, I filed House Bill 2637. This proposed legislation, once passed, will allow Galveston College to offer a four year degree in nursing. Creating an affordable direct pipeline for nursing students to obtain medical jobs in the Galveston area. Galveston…
Opening day of the 85th regular session of the Texas Legislature The Legislature of the State of Texas, operates under a biennial system, and convenes its regular sessions at noon on the second Tuesday in January of odd-numbered years. The maximum duration of a regular session is 140 days. The…
Economic Stabilization Fund With its current balance nearing $9.7 billion, Texas' Economic Stabilization Fund (ESF) - commonly called the Rainy Day Fund - is the largest fund of its kind in the nation. Thanks to Texas' robust economy and sound fiscal management, the ESF has enjoyed steady growth. But recent…
Rep. Faircloth and DPS Urges Texans to Prepare for Hurricane Season Rep. Faircloth and the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) are reminding residents that hurricane season began June 1 and will continue through Nov. 30. In addition, Rep. Faircloth and DPS are urging residents to not delay in developing…
Economic and Small Business Development Committee Hearing The Economic and Small Business Development Committee and Subcommittee focusing on Small Business met April 28th. The subcommittee met to study opportunities and financial incentives for expansion and growth of small business in Texas and examined if adequate resources and capital exist for…
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