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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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Dr. Charles Schwertner3 days ago
Did you know the Permian Basin provides more than one-third of the total U.S. oil and natural gas production? It plays a vital role in strengthening our electric grid, boosting our economy, and promoting energy independence. The importance of this region is why I sponsored HB 5066, which ensures that the Permian Basin has the electricity infrastructure needed to meet market demand as well as expand the production and transfer of oil and gas. I'm proud that HB 5066 will help Texas continue to lead as the nation's #1 oil and gas producer.
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Dr. Charles Schwertner4 days ago
California's unrestricted net deficit is $222 billion, and their total state and local government debt is $1.6 trillion, while Texas has billions of dollars in surplus. There's no wonder that people are fleeing states with high taxes and overregulation. Texas is the place where you can start a business, succeed on your own merit, and live the American Dream!
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Dr. Charles Schwertner6 days ago
During the Solar Eclipse, Texas witnessed a decrease in solar and wind generation, increasing demand for thermal generation. At the time of totality, nearly three-quarters of the grid was powered by natural gas, coal, and lignite. Our all-of-the-above approach to energy production helps Texans continue to receive reliable electricity without disruption.
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Schwertner to Expand Career and Technical Education

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SB 473 would expand curriculum options for Texas high school students, allowing career and technical education courses to count towards graduation requirements. AUSTIN, TX – Today, Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) filed SB 473 to improve access to career and technical education (CTE) coursework for Texas high school students. Currently, students must take one credit of fine arts but…

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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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