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December 2013

House Member
12/11/2013

CHAIRMAN HILDERBRAN RECEIVES '2013 LEGISLATIVE CHAMPION' AWARD

by: Rep. Hilderbran, Harvey
House Member
12/10/2013

2013 Christmas Trees Arrive at the Texas Capitol

by: Rep. Flynn, Dan
House Member
12/10/2013

REP. SIMMONS APPOINTED TO TOPDD EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

by: Rep. Simmons, Ron
House Member
12/09/2013

Giddings Reflects on the Life of Nelson Mandela

by: Rep. Giddings, Helen
House Member
12/07/2013

DAY OF PRAYER AND REFLECTION ON LIFE OF NELSON MANDELA

by: Rep. Giddings, Helen
House Member
12/06/2013

2013 Christmas Trees Arrive at the Texas Capitol

by: Rep. Straus, Joe
House Member
12/02/2013

STATE REP. DIANE PATRICK TO HOST COMMUNITY MEETING

by: Rep. Patrick, Diane

November 2013

House Member
11/26/2013

Rep. Four Price Commemorates Thanksgiving

by: Rep. Price, Four
House Member
11/21/2013

REPRESENTATIVE RON SIMMONS ANNOUNCES STAFF CHANGES

by: Rep. Simmons, Ron
House Member
11/15/2013

STATE REP. SERGIO MUÑOZ, JR. TO HOLD FOOD DRIVE

by: Rep. Muñoz, Jr., Sergio
House Member
11/08/2013

REP. RICK MILLER HONORS VETERANS

by: Rep. Miller, Rick
House Member
11/06/2013

TURNER: PROP 1 PASSES IN LANDSLIDE

by: Rep. Turner, Chris
House Member
11/06/2013

PROP 7 PASSES & WILL BENEFIT LOCAL COMMUNITIES

by: Rep. Muñoz, Jr., Sergio

October 2013

House Member
10/29/2013

REP. MÁRQUEZ TO SPEAK AT DISTRICT 8 COMMUNITY MEETING

by: Rep. Márquez, Marisa
House Member
10/24/2013

Legislative Performance Nets Awards for Burkett

by: Rep. Burkett, Cindy
House Member
10/18/2013

Obey the Law: Don't Pass Stopped School Buses

by: Rep. Flynn, Dan
House Member
10/17/2013

$31.5 MILLION STATE WATER BOARD AWARD TO AGUA SUD

by: Rep. Muñoz, Jr., Sergio
House Member
10/11/2013

Rep. Bobby Guerra to Host State Water Initiative Panel

by: Rep. Guerra, Bobby
House Member
10/07/2013

REP. DONNA HOWARD TO HOST SERIES OF TOWN HALL MEETINGS

by: Rep. Howard, Donna

September 2013

House Member
09/30/2013

Affordable Care: What's In It for You?

by: Rep. McClendon, Ruth Jones
House Member
09/17/2013

Statement by Rep. Four Price on Constitution Day

by: Rep. Price, Four
House Member
09/17/2013

REP. KING HOSTS LEGISLATIVE FORUM IN STAMFORD

by: Rep. King, Susan
House Member
09/17/2013

LEGISLATIVE FORUM WITH REPRESENTATIVE KING

by: Rep. King, Susan
House Member
09/12/2013

Rep. Frullo Appointed to Energy Council

by: Rep. Frullo, John
House Member
09/11/2013

Rep. Four Price Commemorates Patriot Day

by: Rep. Price, Four
House Member
09/05/2013

Local Help to Prevent Suicide

by: Rep. Dale, Tony
House Member
09/05/2013

Historic 2nd Amendment Legislation Goes Into Effect

by: Rep. Flynn, Dan

August 2013

House Member
08/28/2013

REPRESENTATIVE RON SIMMONS ANNOUNCES STAFF CHANGES

by: Rep. Simmons, Ron
House Member
08/22/2013

Rep. Frullo Announces Texas Drought Photo Campaign

by: Rep. Frullo, John
House Member
08/21/2013

Ratliff Receives Top Awards in Freshman Class

by: Rep. Ratliff, Bennett
House Member
08/19/2013

HARPER-BROWN ELECTED TO NCSL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

by: Rep. Harper-Brown, Linda
House Member
08/07/2013

Capitol Update 9

by: Rep. Sanford, Scott
House Member
08/07/2013

83rd Legislature SPECIAL SESSIONS REPORT

by: Rep. Anderson, Charles "Doc"
House Member
08/05/2013

Texas House Passes Transportation Legislation

by: Rep. Flynn, Dan

July 2013

House Member
07/26/2013

San Antonio Receives Two Transportation Enhancement Grant Awards

by: Rep. McClendon, Ruth Jones
House Member
07/25/2013

Share Your Connection To The Historic Bankhead Highway

by: Rep. Lavender, George
House Member
07/18/2013

Rep. Workman Applauds Signing of H.B. 2

by: Rep. Workman, Paul
House Member
07/09/2013

TEXAS HOUSE PASSES HB 2, PRO-LIFE OMNIBUS BILL

by: Rep. Springer, Drew

June 2013

House Member
06/25/2013

Transparency Committee Expands Jurisdiction

by: Rep. Flynn, Dan
House Member
06/24/2013

TEXAS HOUSE PASSES SB 5, PRO-LIFE OMNIBUS BILL

by: Rep. Springer, Drew
House Member
06/13/2013

Rep. Pat Fallon Calls for Additional Tax Relief

by: Rep. Fallon, Pat
House Member
06/12/2013

BELL'S EDUCATION BILL SIGNED BY GOVERNOR

by: Rep. Bell, Cecil
House Member
06/11/2013

Rep. Pat Fallon Thanks Texas Taxpayers

by: Rep. Fallon, Pat
House Member
06/11/2013

McClendon Calls for Higher Education Investment in Special Session

by: Rep. McClendon, Ruth Jones
House Member
06/10/2013

STRAUS STATEMENT ON SIGNING OF HOUSE BILL 5

by: Rep. Straus, Joe
House Member
06/06/2013

Burkett Files Women's Safety Bill

by: Rep. Burkett, Cindy
House Member
06/04/2013

HELP HONOR THE MEMORY OF FALLEN VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS

by: Rep. Springer, Drew
House Member
06/03/2013

REP. RAYMOND SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE SESSION UPDATE

by: Rep. Raymond, Richard Peña

May 2013

House Member
05/28/2013

Workforce Program Bill by Burkett to Help Unemployed

by: Rep. Burkett, Cindy
House Member
05/27/2013

REP. RICK MILLER HONORS AND REMEMBERS THE FALLEN

by: Rep. Miller, Rick
House Member
05/27/2013

Rep. Workman Applauds Passage of Senate Bill 2

by: Rep. Workman, Paul
House Member
05/27/2013

SPEAKER STRAUS ADDRESSES TEXAS HOUSE BEFORE SINE DIE

by: Rep. Straus, Joe
House Member
05/27/2013

TEXAS HOUSE PASSES TWO-YEAR STATE BUDGET

by: Rep. Bohac, Dwayne
House Member
05/27/2013

Legislature approves $710 million in tax relief

by: Rep. Hilderbran, Harvey
House Member
05/27/2013

Memorial Day Honors and Remembrances 2013

by: Rep. Miller, Rick
House Member
05/26/2013

REP. MÁRQUEZ HELPS SECURE FUNDING IN THE STATE BUDGET

by: Rep. Márquez, Marisa
House Member
05/25/2013

The Railroad Commission of Texas Will Continue

by: Rep. Taylor, Van
House Member
05/23/2013

AUSTIN AFFORDABLE HOUSING BILL PASSES SENATE

by: Rep. Rodriguez, Eddie
House Member
05/23/2013

House Approves Major Water Initiative

by: Rep. Sheffield, J. D.
House Member
05/22/2013

Statement by Rep. Four Price on Senate Bill 1234

by: Rep. Price, Four
House Member
05/22/2013

STATEMENT BY SPEAKER JOE STRAUS ON PASSAGE OF SJR 1

by: Rep. Straus, Joe
House Member
05/17/2013

REP. MÁRQUEZ PASSES BILLS TO HELP REPAIR EPISD

by: Rep. Márquez, Marisa
House Member
05/17/2013

Canton named "Walking Capital of Texas"

by: Rep. Flynn, Dan
House Member
05/16/2013

Frullo's Legislation Passes Both Chambers

by: Rep. Frullo, John
House Member
05/13/2013

Rep. Workman Passes Community Propane Legislation

by: Rep. Workman, Paul
House Member
05/10/2013

Flynn Passes Sweeping Transparency Legislation

by: Rep. Flynn, Dan
House Member
05/10/2013

Rep. Farrar Passes HB 3750 to Engrossment

by: Rep. Farrar, Jessica
House Member
05/09/2013

School Breakfast Bill Passes Both Chambers

by: Rep. Rodriguez, Eddie
House Member
05/08/2013

Texas House passes Hilderbran tax relief legislation

by: Rep. Hilderbran, Harvey
House Member
05/07/2013

CHRIS TURNER PASSES TENANT PROTECTION BILL

by: Rep. Turner, Chris
House Member
05/07/2013

Callegari Discusses the Future of Pensions in Texas

by: Rep. Callegari, Bill
House Member
05/07/2013

REP. CLARDY HAILS PASSAGE OF JUSTIN'S LAW

by: Rep. Clardy, Travis
House Member
05/04/2013

Protection of Texas Children Act Passed by Texas House

by: Rep. Villalba, Jason

April 2013

House Member
04/26/2013

REP. MÁRQUEZ PASSES BILLS TO PROMOTE TRANSPARENCY

by: Rep. Márquez, Marisa
House Member
04/26/2013

ICYMI: NEW YORK TIMES / TEXAS TRIBUNE STORY HIGHLIGHTS

by: Rep. Rodriguez, Eddie
House Member
04/25/2013

HEALTH CARE CRISIS FOR THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY

by: Rep. Muñoz, Jr., Sergio
House Member
04/24/2013

House Passes McClendon Bill to Create Timothy Cole Exoneration

by: Rep. McClendon, Ruth Jones
House Member
04/24/2013

Texas House of Representatives Passes House Bill 166

by: Rep. Leach, Jeff
House Member
04/19/2013

Press Conference for the Timothy Cole Exoneration Review Commission

by: Rep. McClendon, Ruth Jones
House Member
04/19/2013

House Committee hears House Bill 3416

by: Rep. Flynn, Dan
House Member
04/19/2013

TWO KEY BILLS BOOST AGENCY TRANSPARENCY

by: Rep. Flynn, Dan
House Member
04/18/2013

REP. MÁRQUEZ ANNOUNCES INCREASED FUNDING FOR STATE AGENCIES

by: Rep. Márquez, Marisa
House Member
04/18/2013

UPDATE FROM REP. KACAL ON THE EXPLOSION IN WEST

by: Rep. Kacal, Kyle
House Member
04/17/2013

Callegari Announces Pension Transparency Legislation

by: Rep. Callegari, Bill
House Member
04/17/2013

Frullo's Key Initiatives Heard in House Committees

by: Rep. Frullo, John
House Member
04/15/2013

TEXAS HOUSE PASSES HOUSE BILL 4

by: Rep. Sheffield, Ralph
House Member
04/10/2013

Transparency Committee continues probe of CPRIT

by: Rep. Flynn, Dan
House Member
04/10/2013

REP. DUTTON PROPOSES SOLUTION FOR FAILING PUBLIC SCHOOLS

by: Rep. Dutton Jr., Harold V.
House Member
04/06/2013

QUI AT THE CAPITOL DAY

by: Rep. Rodriguez, Eddie
House Member
04/05/2013

REP. MÁRQUEZ ANNOUNCES POSITIVE PROGRESS WITH CSSB 1

by: Rep. Márquez, Marisa
House Member
04/05/2013

House Passes Budget

by: Rep. Sheffield, J. D.
House Member
04/05/2013

Rep. Joe Farias Passes First Bills out of House

by: Rep. Farias, Joe
House Member
04/04/2013

Protection of Texas Children Act Passes House Committee

by: Rep. Villalba, Jason
House Member
04/04/2013

STATEMENT BY REP. JOE FARIAS ON OPPOSING THE BUDGET

by: Rep. Farias, Joe

March 2013

House Member
03/28/2013

TEXAS House Passes House Bill 4

by: Rep. Sheffield, J. D.
House Member
03/28/2013

REP. EDDIE RODRIGUEZ'S HB 3348 AND HJR 138 GAIN SUPPORT

by: Rep. Rodriguez, Eddie
House Member
03/28/2013

Texas House Passes House Bill 5

by: Rep. Huberty, Dan
House Member
03/27/2013

Villarreal Passes Measure Limiting Local Testing

by: Rep. Villarreal, Mike
House Member
03/27/2013

HB 5 reduces the number of end-of-course abusive testing from 15 to 5

by: Rep. Raymond, Richard Peña
House Member
03/27/2013

Rep. Thompson to Open New District Office

by: Rep. Thompson, Ed
House Member
03/26/2013

Texas House of Representatives Passes House Bill 5

by: Rep. White, James
House Member
03/26/2013

House Approves Public School Changes

by: Rep. Sheffield, J. D.
House Member
03/22/2013

REP. SIMMONS VOTES TO DEFEND FREE-MARKET PRINCIPLES

by: Rep. Simmons, Ron
House Member
03/21/2013

Rep. Donna Howard Applauds Increased Education Funding

by: Rep. Howard, Donna
House Member
03/12/2013

LAWMAKERS TEAM UP TO EXPOSE UNDERBELLY OF PAYDAY LOANSHARKS

by: Rep. Rodriguez, Eddie
House Member
03/11/2013

Comptroller Reports Billions Lost in Tax Exemptions

by: Rep. Villarreal, Mike
House Member
03/11/2013

Wu files "Smart on Crime" Legislation

by: Rep. Wu, Gene
House Member
03/08/2013

Chairman Flynn Files Transparency Legislation

by: Rep. Flynn, Dan
House Member
03/06/2013

Representative J.D. Sheffield has filed House Bill 2485

by: Rep. Sheffield, J. D.
House Member
03/06/2013

REP. SPRINGER FILES SEVERAL BILLS TO BENEFIT DISTRICT 68

by: Rep. Springer, Drew
House Member
03/04/2013

Price Promotes Brain Injury Prevention and Awareness

by: Rep. Price, Four

February 2013

House Member
02/26/2013

Tuition Freeze Legislation Filed

by: Rep. Herrero, Abel
House Member
02/21/2013

Statement from Speaker Joe Straus on HB 10

by: Rep. Straus, Joe
House Member
02/21/2013

Bill Would Establish Moment of Silence for 9/11 Victims

by: Rep. Raymond, Richard Peña
House Member
02/21/2013

REP. WORKMAN JOINS HOUSE MANUFACTURING CAUCUS

by: Rep. Workman, Paul
House Member
02/21/2013

Video Explains New University Bill

by: Rep. Oliveira, René O.
House Member
02/20/2013

Representative Guerra Files First House Bill

by: Rep. Guerra, Bobby
House Member
02/20/2013

REP. MATT KRAUSE FILES RELIGIOUS EQUAL ACCESS ACT

by: Rep. Krause, Matt
House Member
02/19/2013

REP. LUCIO FILES COMPREHENSIVE WATER DISTRICTS BILL

by: Rep. Lucio III, Eddie
House Member
02/18/2013

Giddings Announces TLBC Scholarship Recipients

by: Rep. Giddings, Helen
House Member
02/18/2013

Celebrating Bayou Day at the Texas Capitol

by: Rep. Farrar, Jessica
House Member
02/15/2013

McClendon Congratulates Bexar Co.

by: Rep. McClendon, Ruth Jones
House Member
02/13/2013

Public Hearing Set To Address Smart Meter Rules

by: Rep. Taylor, Van
House Member
02/13/2013

ANDERSON SELECTED CHAIR OF RURAL CAUCUS

by: Rep. Anderson, Charles "Doc"
House Member
02/12/2013

Rep. Travis Clardy Files "Duty to Protect" Legislation

by: Rep. Clardy, Travis
House Member
02/12/2013

BELL COAUTHORS CSCOPE REVIEW LEGISLATION

by: Rep. Bell, Cecil
House Member
02/07/2013

REPRESENTATIVE SUSAN KING FILES CONSTITUENT BILLS

by: Rep. King, Susan
House Member
02/07/2013

REP. LONGORIA NAMED TO APPROPRIATIONS SUB-COMMITTEES:

by: Rep. Longoria, Oscar
House Member
02/06/2013

Perez to serve on Prominent Committees

by: Rep. Perez, Mary Ann
House Member
02/05/2013

REP. FLETCHER FILES CAMPUS PERSONAL PROTECTION ACT

by: Rep. Fletcher, Allen
House Member
02/05/2013

Sheffield Named to Committees

by: Rep. Sheffield, J. D.
House Member
02/04/2013

Hilderbran named chairman of House Ways and Means Committee

by: Rep. Hilderbran, Harvey
House Member
02/01/2013

Representative Mary González files first bills

by: Rep. González, Mary
House Member
02/01/2013

Rep. Rob Orr Named to Powerful House Committees

by: Rep. Orr, Rob
House Member
02/01/2013

REPRESENTATIVE KEFFER TO CHAIR HOUSE ENERGY COMMITTEE

by: Rep. Keffer, James L. "Jim"

January 2013

House Member
01/31/2013

Rep. Armando Walle Named to Influential Committees

by: Rep. Walle, Armando
House Member
01/31/2013

REP. RICK MILLER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS

by: Rep. Miller, Rick
House Member
01/31/2013

REPRESENTATIVE NEVÁREZ APPOINTED TO HOUSE COMMITTEES

by: Rep. Nevárez, Poncho
House Member
01/31/2013

Rep. Travis Clardy Appointed to Key Committees

by: Rep. Clardy, Travis
House Member
01/31/2013

Representative Villalba Announces Committee Assignments

by: Rep. Villalba, Jason
House Member
01/31/2013

Governor Gives State of the State Address

by: Rep. Flynn, Dan
House Member
01/31/2013

REPRESENTATIVE SHEETS ANNOUNCES COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS

by: Rep. Sheets, Kenneth
House Member
01/31/2013

Representative Klick appointed to committees

by: Rep. Klick, Stephanie
House Member
01/31/2013

PRIME COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS FOR REPRESENTATIVE MUÑOZ

by: Rep. Muñoz, Jr., Sergio
House Member
01/31/2013

Stephenson Committee Appointments Announced

by: Rep. Stephenson, Phil
House Member
01/31/2013

STRAUS NAMES HOUSE COMMITTEES

by: Rep. Straus, Joe
House Member
01/31/2013

BURKETT APPOINTED TO FOUR COMMITTEES FOR 83rd SESSION

by: Rep. Burkett, Cindy
House Member
01/31/2013

Rep. Raymond Reappointed Chair of Human Services Committee

by: Rep. Raymond, Richard Peña
House Member
01/30/2013

RIO GRANDE VALLEY HIGHER EDUCATION DAY AT THE CAPITOL

by: Rep. Longoria, Oscar
House Member
01/30/2013

REP. KING FILES KEY EDUCATION BILLS FOR SCHOOLS

by: Rep. King, Susan
House Member
01/28/2013

STATE REPRESENTATIVE STEVE TOTH FILES HB 760

by: Rep. Toth, Steve
House Member
01/24/2013

REPRESENTATIVES LAVENDER, PADDIE FILE OPEN CARRY BILL

by: Rep. Lavender, George
House Member
01/24/2013

BELL JOINS HOUSE ENERGY CAUCUS

by: Rep. Bell, Cecil
House Member
01/23/2013

Stickland bill would end taxpayer waste to newspapers

by: Rep. Stickland, Jonathan
House Member
01/17/2013

Celebrating Martin Luther King Junior, Mon, Jan 21

by: Rep. Alonzo, Roberto R.
House Member
01/16/2013

Budget Announcement

by: Rep. Nevárez, Poncho
House Member
01/16/2013

REPRESENTATIVE KEN KING JOINS HOUSE ENERGY CAUCUS

by: Rep. King, Ken
House Member
01/14/2013

First Draft of State Budget Maintains Education Cuts

by: Rep. Villarreal, Mike
House Member
01/14/2013

Rep. Villalba Sworn in to Represent District 114

by: Rep. Villalba, Jason
House Member
01/10/2013

RITTER FILES LEGISLATION TO ADDRESS STATE'S WATER NEEDS

by: Rep. Ritter, Allan
House Member
01/10/2013

REP. RICK MILLER SWORN INTO OFFICE

by: Rep. Miller, Rick
House Member
01/09/2013

REP. SIMMONS READY FOR CHALLENGES OF 83rd SESSION

by: Rep. Simmons, Ron
House Member
01/08/2013

REP. TAN PARKER TAKES THE OATH OF OFFICE

by: Rep. Parker, Tan
House Member
01/08/2013

Sheffield Takes Oath of Office

by: Rep. Sheffield, J. D.
House Member
01/08/2013

Rep. Raymond Takes Oath of Office

by: Rep. Raymond, Richard Peña