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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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Proven, Conservative Leadership for Senate District 5

Texas desperately needs to build new dispatchable energy resources that we can call upon when the grid is stressed due to extreme weather conditions or periods of higher than normal energy use. Unfortunately, the current market design proposal from the PUC falls short of this fundamental goal…let’s work together this session to get it right for the people of Texas.Image attachment

Texas desperately needs to build new dispatchable energy resources that we can call upon when the grid is stressed due to extreme weather conditions or periods of higher than normal energy use. Unfortunately, the current market design proposal from the PUC falls short of this fundamental goal…let’s work together this session to get it right for the people of Texas. ... See MoreSee Less

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I understand solar has been our lifesaver over the summer months and all of us with our ACs on. What can we do for winter? Wind? Nuclear?

More gas and nuclear generators for grid capacity and stability. Right on Senator, the Ledge will have to get involved.

Texas needs to eliminate property taxes. Stop making people rent their property from the government

How about we get on the national grid, get our generating plants up to snuff, tell the crypto miners to kick rocks or pay up, and build more capacity?

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Schwertner to Chair Senate Administration Committee

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AUSTIN, TX – Today, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick appointed State Senator Charles Schwertner, MD (R-Georgetown) to serve as Chair of the Senate Committee on Administration.  “I am honored by Lt. Governor Patrick’s trust in my ability to lead this important committee,” said Schwertner. “The Senate Committee on Administration handles a broad range of issues that…

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Sen. Schwertner Files Legislation to Improve Access to Quality Healthcare Networks for Texas Patients

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Dr. Charles Schwertner’s SB 245 would direct the Office of Public Insurance Council to monitor the adequacy of managed care networks and advocate for Texas consumers. AUSTIN, TX — Today, Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) filed legislation to grant the state’s Office of Public Insurance Council (OPIC) the authority to better represent the interests of Texas consumers in matters…

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Schwertner Announces 2021 College Affordability Plan

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Schwertner’s proposal includes capping college fees at their current levels and requiring public universities to submit their annual report on cost transparency to the Legislature. AUSTIN, TX — Today, Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) filed legislation to make higher education more affordable for Texas families by addressing the significant cost growth at Texas’ public colleges and…

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