AUSTIN – Two legislative aides who worked relentlessly to strengthen the Texas Public Information Act are recipients of this year’s James Madison Award presented by the Freedom of Information Foundati...Read More
Dr. Courtney N. Phillips, Commissioner
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
4900 N. Lamar Boulevard
Austin, TX 78751-2316
Dear Commissioner Phillips,
I join my co...Read More
The Texas Legislature on Sunday approved funding to continue the investment in the redesign of the Austin State Hospital and the brain health continuum of care.
Senate Bill 500, the supplemental bu...Read More
Posted on September 9, 2019
As a political office holder, I’m always happy when I find someone who knows my name. It’s politically important to reach voters and achieve name ID. And, yeah, there’s a bit of ego involved, too.
During a recent car ride home from the airport, the driver asked me where I worked. I told her I was a lawyer and state senator. She said, “You’re not my state senator. My state senator is Kirk Watson.”
While I try not to argue with constituents, I told her I was, in fact, Kirk Watson. She told m...Read More Share on Twitter Share on Facebook