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
The following is a statement from Sen. Watson regarding the House Bill 3:
House Bill 3 will provide Austin ISD a significant boost in per-student funding while lowering our recapture payment to the...Read More
The Texas House of Representatives gave final approval on Friday night to bipartisan legislation that closes significant loopholes in the Texas Public Information Act.
Senate Bill 943 restores publ...Read More
Posted on May 28, 2019
My reign as President Pro Tempore of the Texas Senate for the 86th Legislative Session has come to an end with the Senate adjourning "sine die" (that's fancy talk for "adjourned with no set date to come back, thank goodness"). Fortunately, it was a peaceful transition devoid of dragons. And Gov. Abbott and Lt. Gov. Patrick can now rest easy because a Democrat is no longer next in the line of succession for the Governor of Texas.
In accordance with a really great Texas tradition, I enjoyed ser...Read More Share on Twitter Share on Facebook