GEORGETOWN, TX – Today, Republican State Senator Charles Schwertner filed for reelection to Texas Senate District 5.  The candidate-filing period for the 2018 election began on November 11th and ends December 11th.  Schwertner has served in the Texas Senate since 2013 and previously served in the Texas House of Representatives.

{via the Abilene Reporter News}

AUSTIN — State Sen. Charles Schwertner performs his lawmaking duties with a kind of genteel ferocity.

Sen. Charles Schwertner, R-Georgetown, has filed a bill that he said will provide greater protections for private property owners against emine

State officials would have greater authority to control disease outbreaks, including isolating Texans at risk of spreading Ebola or other infectious diseases, under proposed legislation that has drawn bipartisan support.