Back to school

As students and teachers head back to school, I wanted to highlight some of the new laws going into effect following the recent legislative session that will impact students, teachers, parents and taxpayers. INCREASED FUNDING FOR OUR SCHOOLS HB 3 is the omnibus bill aimed at addressing our state’s broken school finance system and adding more state funding for our schools. As passed, $4.5 billion was allotted for education reforms and full-day Pre-K. Anoth

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Issue Update: The 86th Legislative Session

 The 86th Legislative Session Click on the graphics for updates from the 86th Legislative Session.        

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El Paso

On Saturday, 20 people, shopping for groceries and back-to-school supplies, lost their lives in a hate-fueled act of white supremacy and domestic terrorism. 

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Humanitarian crisis in Texas

On Friday, I joined several of my colleagues in Austin for a House committee hearing focused on the humanitarian crisis at our southern border. For six hours, we heard from

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