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In 2015, Sen. Schwertner attempted to upgrade state’s disease response

In 2015, Sen. Schwertner attempted to upgrade state’s disease response 150 150 Dr. Schwertner

After the Ebola outbreak, Sen. Schwertner recommended stockpiling protective gear and expanding state powers to deal with infectious diseases.  In 2014, an Ebola scare in Texas put the spotlight on the state’s preparedness to deal with an outbreak of infectious disease, and it wasn’t pretty. A task force formed to study handling such outbreaks highlighted the urgent…

State Lawmakers ask Department of Transportation to drop high-speed rail project

State Lawmakers ask Department of Transportation to drop high-speed rail project 150 150 Dr. Schwertner

BRYAN, TX — More than two dozen state lawmakers have signed a letter urging the U.S. Department of Transportation to end work related to a high-speed rail project that would pass through the Brazos Valley. The letter, written by District 13 State. Rep. Ben Leman, says the project’s developer, Texas Central Partners, “simply does not…

Schwertner Fights to Protect Private Landowner Rights

Schwertner Fights to Protect Private Landowner Rights 150 150 Dr. Schwertner

A longtime advocate for the rights of private property owners, Schwertner introduces legislation to guard landowners against unfair taxation and eminent domain abuse. AUSTIN, TX — Today, Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) and Texas House colleagues Representatives Trent Ashby (R-Lufkin) and Ben Leman (R-Iola) introduced a slate of legislation meant to support the rights of private…

Sen. Schwertner Announces Plan to Freeze Tuition and Fees at Texas Public Universities

Sen. Schwertner Announces Plan to Freeze Tuition and Fees at Texas Public Universities 150 150 Dr. Schwertner

Proposal to make higher education more affordable includes capping tuition and fees at current levels and introducing a sales tax holiday for college textbooks.  AUSTIN, TX — Today, Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) filed legislation to make higher education more affordable by addressing the dramatic cost growth at Texas’ public colleges and universities.  Schwertner’s SB 1880…

Senator Schwertner Files Bill to Give Citizens a Vote in Annexation Decisions

Senator Schwertner Files Bill to Give Citizens a Vote in Annexation Decisions 150 150 Dr. Schwertner

Proposal to give all citizens a right to vote on whether they want to be incorporated by a neighboring city.  AUSTIN, TX — Today, Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) filed legislation to give all citizens the right to vote on whether they want to be incorporated into a neighboring city. SB 6 passed in the 2017…

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It was a good holiday weekend. Hope yours was too.

On this day in Texas History, Sam Houston was elected as the first President of the Republic of Texas. "Texas has yet to learn submission to any oppression, come from what source it may," - Sam Houston. bit.ly/3gKDcjl ... See MoreSee Less

On this day in Texas History, Sam Houston was elected as the first President of the Republic of Texas. Texas has yet to learn submission to any oppression, come from what source it may, - Sam Houston. https://bit.ly/3gKDcjl

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I would say governor Abbott's appointment of Geoffrey Puryear to the 460th district court bench is oppressive. I highly doubt President Houston would be proud of that.

God Bless Texas!

When will you hold Abbott accountable for his efforts at banana-republic dictatorship? If the Texas GOP and Texas Legislature doesn't vote to push for Abbott's impeachment due to violating the Texas Constitution with his rule-by-fiat executive orders, then (other than for Trump) there's no reason to vote Republican anymore.... #ImpeachGregAbbott #BananaRepublicDictator #GeneralSantaAbbott #EndAbbottsReign #KimJongAbbott #NotMyDictator #SpecialSessionNOW #NoContactTracingEver #DoNotComply #OpenTexasNOW

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has awarded $15.7 million in local park grants to Texas communities. Recipients in Senate District 5 are the city of Buffalo for the Harriman Park project and the city of Taylor for the Percussion Park project. bit.ly/3beh7IH ... See MoreSee Less

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has awarded $15.7 million in local park grants to Texas communities. Recipients in Senate District 5 are the city of Buffalo for the Harriman Park project and the city of Taylor for the Percussion Park project. https://bit.ly/3beh7IH

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We voted on an proposition last spring for all hunting and fishing license money to go to the Parks and wildlife.

Where is TP&W getting this money? The State is broke.

When will you hold Abbott accountable for his efforts at banana-republic dictatorship? If the Texas GOP and Texas Legislature doesn't vote to push for Abbott's impeachment due to violating the Texas Constitution with his rule-by-fiat executive orders, then (other than for Trump) there's no reason to vote Republican anymore.... #ImpeachGregAbbott #BananaRepublicDictator #GeneralSantaAbbott #EndAbbottsReign #KimJongAbbott #NotMyDictator #SpecialSessionNOW #NoContactTracingEver #DoNotComply #OpenTexasNOW

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