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It’s Election Day!

May 28, 2024

Today is Election Day! You’ll find links for voting locations for counties in SD 10 that have local runoffs at the bottom of this email. Polls are open from 7 am to 7 pm. As long as you’re in line by 7 pm, you’ll be able to vote.  I have made endorsements in two key races: […]

Early Voting Ends Friday: Vote Craig Goldman, Brent Hagenbuch

May 22, 2024

Early voting ends Friday in the runoff elections, and Election Day is Tuesday, May 28.  There is no weekend voting during this runoff period.  You’ll find links for Early Voting and Election Day locations for counties in SD 10 that have local runoffs at the bottom of this email. I have made endorsements in two […]

Setting the Record Straight

May 1, 2024

I have ten grandchildren in public schools in Texas Senate District 10.  All are doing very well.  Two have Down Syndrome and I couldn’t be more grateful for the love and support they receive from the staff and other students.  In 2023, the Texas Legislature demonstrated an unprecedented commitment to support our 5.4 million public school […]

Anti-Israel Protests at UT, Border Update, and Other News of Interest

April 26, 2024

Governor Abbott and UT President Take Strong Stand Against Anti-Israel Demonstrators I have been a strong and vocal advocate in support of Israel, and in underscoring how important it is for Texas to always stand with our most important ally in the Middle East. On Wednesday at the University of Texas in Austin, over 200 […]

Teachers Can Earn Up to $32,000 More a Year!

April 5, 2024

Created by the Texas Legislature in 2019 as part of House Bill 3, the Teacher Incentive Allotment (TIA) provides independent school districts (ISDs) and charter schools with the exciting opportunity to award qualifying teachers with significant salary increases. The TIA is a program administered through the Texas Education Agency (TEA) that is designed to recognize […]

Election Day is upon us! If you haven’t voted already, tomorrow is the day to get out and vote! Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

March 4, 2024

In the race to select a replacement for retiring Congresswoman Kay Granger in CD 12, Terry and I recommend our longtime friend Craig Goldman. In CD 25, we recommend Congressman Roger Williams. In the HD 60 for State Representative, we recommend a vote for Mike Olcott. **Where Do I Vote?**  Below is a link to […]

Important Primary Election Information

February 17, 2024

As we approach the upcoming primary election, I want to ensure that you are well-informed and ready to exercise your fundamental right to vote. Your participation is crucial in shaping the future of our community, state, and nation.**Early Voting Information:** Early voting for the primary election is an excellent opportunity to cast your ballot at […]

It worked! Why your electricity stayed on during this cold weather.

January 19, 2024

We were very concerned. This week’s cold weather event was one of the most severe of the last 15 years. Arguably the second most severe. We all remember days of outages and resulting tragedies caused by Winter Storm Uri in 2021. That can never be allowed to happen again. Post Uri, the Texas Legislature mandated […]

Will my electricity stay on during this extreme winter period?

January 14, 2024

With the winter weather conditions upon us, I would like to share some important information and resources that may be helpful for you, your family and friends. Please know that our state leaders are working nonstop to ensure necessary readiness so that all Texans stay safe and that we are well equipped for any impact […]

Final Thoughts on the Year, Celebrating Champions

December 22, 2023

This is a time to reflect on the year, be grateful for what we have, spend time with family and friends, and thank the Lord for our numerous blessings.

 Wishing You a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year This time last year, I was yet to take the oath of office to serve as your […]