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DR. SCHWERTNER

Senator Charles Schwertner is a physician, family man, business owner, and a life-long fiscal and social conservative. In 2010, Schwertner was first elected to serve the people of House District 20 as a member of the Texas House of Representatives. There, he quickly earned a reputation as a measured and effective legislator, working with his colleagues to pass one of the most conservative legislative agendas in Texas history.

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.@TxDOT is seeking public input on the transit needs of seniors & individuals with disabilities in the Bryan district, which includes several counties in SD 5. The virtual public workshop will begin tomorrow, Wed. Dec. 2 at 1 PM. More info is available at https://bit.ly/362UhTg.

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TxDOT is seeking public input on the transit needs of seniors and individuals with disabilities in the Bryan district, which includes several counties in Senate District 5. The virtual public workshop will begin tomorrow, Wednesday, December 2nd, at 1 PM. More information is available at bit.ly/362UhTg. ... See MoreSee Less

TxDOT is seeking public input on the transit needs of seniors and individuals with disabilities in the Bryan district, which includes several counties in Senate District 5. The virtual public workshop will begin tomorrow, Wednesday, December 2nd, at 1 PM. More information is available at https://bit.ly/362UhTg.

Today, on Small Business Saturday, I encourage everyone to support the great small businesses in our communities. Small business owners are job creators that are vital to our economy and keep the Lone Star State #TexasBizStrong. ... See MoreSee Less

Today, on Small Business Saturday, I encourage everyone to support the great small businesses in our communities. Small business owners are job creators that are vital to our economy and keep the Lone Star State #TexasBizStrong.

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Facts About the Senate of the 86th Legislature Senate Members · Full Directory · Facts & Figures · Age: The average age is 61.2 The oldest senator is 78 years old. The youngest senator is 50 years old. Experience: The average legislative experience is 13.8 years. The greatest individual legislative experience is 47 years. The senators have a combined total of 427 years of legislative experience. The Senate is currently composed of: 21 men and 10 women; 19 Republicans and 12 Democrats; 24 incumbents and 7 new members; Occupations and Industries include: Accounting Advertising Business Communications Consulting Engineering Game Warden Insurance Law Medicine Non-Profit

Wishing everyone across Texas a very happy Thanksgiving! I am blessed and thankful to spend time with my family today. ... See MoreSee Less

Wishing everyone across Texas a very happy Thanksgiving! I am blessed and thankful to spend time with my family today.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving to you and your family

Senator Schwertner Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!

Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!

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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…

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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…

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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…

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