Turner Praises UT System for Approving Funds to Replace Aging UT Arlington Facility

Today, the University of Texas System Board of Regents voted to allocate $60 million from the Permanent University Fund (PUF) to construct a new building at the University of Texas at Arlington. The building, which has been a top priority for the university for several years, will house the School of Social Work and the College of Nursing's Health Innovation Smart Hospital. "This is fantastic news for UT Arlington, and I commend the Board of Regents for making this important investment,” said state Representative Chris Turner, who represents part of Arlington and serves as Chairman of the H

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Campaign Kickoff!

My 2020 campaign kickoff is just one week away and I hope you'll join us on Wednesday, November 20 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM! As in years past, we'll have great BBQ from Meat & Greet and of course, beer (and root beer) from Legal Draft Beer Co. in Downtown Arlington. I sincerely appreciate all of the friends and supporters who have already joined our Host Committee to make this event a success. To RSVP or join the Host Committee, click here. If you need additional information, email

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Paying Tribute: Veterans Day 2019

Today, we pay tribute to America’s veterans, those who have protected the freedoms and liberties that we often take for granted. Whether in war or in peacetime, at home or abroad, these brave men and women have taken risks, made sacrifices and accomplished feats that are difficult for most of us to fully comprehend. As we give thanks for our veterans’ selfless acts, we must not forget their families. Through their support and sacrifices, they too have served our nation, our state and our community with valor. Please join me in saying thank you for their service, today and every day.

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Election Day — November 5th

November 5th is Election Day! There are several proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution on the ballot, as well as two very important local bond elections that impact District 101: Arlington ISD and Tarrant County College, both of which I strongly support.  For polling locations anywhere in Texas, visit 

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