Newsletter – 7/8/21

Newsletter – 7/8/21

 
Dear Friends,
Today is the first day of the Special Session and I wanted to provide you with some important information regarding the next thirty days. The Governor of Texas is the only person who can call for a Special Session…

Sen’s Paxton’s “Ellie’s Law” Signed Into Law by Gov. Abbott

Sen’s Paxton’s “Ellie’s Law” Signed Into Law by Gov. Abbott

My office worked with the Davises to reform Texas’ daycare provider citation database so past violations and deficiencies are tied to individuals instead of license numbers and deficiencies stay on records for five years instead of two. I am happy…

Sen. Paxton’s Authored Bill, SB 702 Signed Into Law by Gov. Abbott

Sen. Paxton’s Authored Bill, SB 702 Signed Into Law by Gov. Abbott

The Prepaid Higher Education Board plays a vital role helping Texans obtain a college education. Because of the importance of the board, I helped author SB 702 to make sure the Prepaid Higher Education Board continues until 2033.

Sen. Paxton Congratulates Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County

Sen. Paxton Congratulates Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County

Congratulations to the Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County for their groundbreaking celebration of The Speese Campus in McKinney, Texas. So proud to support CACCC as they expand their services to help protect abused children & their families throughout Senate…

Sen. Paxton’s Sponsored Bill, HB 2301, Signed Into Law by Gov. Abbott

Sen. Paxton’s Sponsored Bill, HB 2301, Signed Into Law by Gov. Abbott

I am proud to have sponsored HB 2301. This new law ensures that participants in the address confidentiality program of the Attorney General’s Office are not required to provide their street address or a reason why they are changing their…

Sen Paxton’s Sponsored Bill, HB 1576, Signed Into Law by Gov. Abbott

Sen Paxton’s Sponsored Bill, HB 1576, Signed Into Law by Gov. Abbott

Governor Abbott signed several bills I sponsored during the 87th Legislative Session into law, including HB 1576. HB 1576 creates a work group on blockchain matters. This work group will help promote innovation by eliminating barriers that prevent Texas’ blockchain…

Newsletter – 6/17/21

Newsletter – 6/17/21

Dear Friends,
Although the legislative session has officially concluded, my work as your State Senator continues. This week was an important week regarding the security of Texas’ borders. Governor Abbott announced a new initiative for Texas to fund the remainder of…

Newsletter – 6/10/21

Newsletter – 6/10/21

Dear Friends,
The 87th legislative session has officially concluded. Over the course of the last few months the Texas Legislature discussed, debated, and ultimately passed significant reforms that will positively impact the future for all Texans. I am proud of the…

Sen. Paxton’s The Human Life Protection Act Passes Texas Senate

Sen. Paxton’s The Human Life Protection Act Passes Texas Senate

Late last night the Texas Senate passed one of my priority bills: The Human Life Protection Act. This bill is now headed to Governor Abbott for his signature. Once signed into law, the Human Life Protection Act goes into effect…

Sen. Paxton Honors Chief Jimmy Spivey

Sen. Paxton Honors Chief Jimmy Spivey

Today I honored Chief Jimmy Spivey with a Senate resolution and flag celebrating his 50 years of exemplary law enforcement service and his retirement from Richardson Police Department on May 31.

Thank you, Chief Spivey for your service to our community!