Tag Archives: KOLKHORST

KOLKHORST APPOINTED TO BUDGET CONFERENCE COMMITTEE

Senator Lois Kolkhorst, R-Brenham, has been appointed to the budget conference committee. Lt. Governor Dan Patrick appointed five Senators to serve on the powerful budget conference committee tasked with producing…

SENATOR KOLKHORST PASSES TEXAS PORT EXPANSION ACT

The Texas Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 28, the Texas Port Expansion Act authored by Senator Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe) and co-authored by Senator Lois Kolkhorst (R-Brenham). Kolkhorst says the bill aims to…

SENATOR KOLKHORST PUSHES PASSAGE OF TAX RELIEF PACKAGE

The Texas Senate on Tuesday voted 18-12 to approve a bill that is designed to slow the increase of local property taxes. In passing Senate Bill 2, authored by Senator…

KOLKHORST TO CONTINUE WORK ON ‘BATHROOM BILL’

As the Trump Administration overturned the Obama-era directive that allowed transgender students to use public bathrooms and locker based on their gender identity Wednesday night, State Senator Lois W. Kolkhorst says she…

KOLKHORST STANDS BEHIND CONTROVERSIAL ‘BATHROOM BILL’

More than 150 entertainers sent an open letter to Texas lawmakers on Tuesday, asking them to reject legislation that would require people to use bathrooms based on their birth genders in public…

KOLKHORST INTRODUCES LEGISLATIVE PACKAGE TO PROTECT PRIVATE PROPERTY RIGHTS

Senator Lois W. Kolkhorst (R-Brenham) has introduced a new legislative package to give landowners new tools and safeguards to protect their land from eminent domain abuse. “All of our freedoms…

KOLKHORST APPOINTED TO TEXAS STATE PRESERVATION BOARD

Senator Lois W. Kolkhorst has been appointed by Lt. Governor Dan Patrick to the Texas State Preservation Board. The Preservation Board is tasked with preserving and maintaining the Texas Capitol,…

KOLKHORST ‘EXCITED AND READY TO WORK’ IN NEW CHAIR POSITION

State Senator Lois Kolkhorst (R-Brenham) says she is excited and ready to get to work as the chair of the powerful Senate Committee on Administration.   Kolkhorst was appointed to the…

KOLKHORST NAMED SENATE ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE CHAIR

Lt. Governor Dan Patrick released his list of Senate Committee appointments for the 85th Legislative Session naming Senator Lois W. Kolkhorst (R-Brenham) as Chair of the powerful Senate Committee on…

LT. GOV AND KOLKHORST TO INTRODUCE ‘BATHROOM BILL’

Texas could soon follow in the footsteps of Indiana and North Carolina and pass its own “bathroom bill” in the upcoming legislative session. Senator Lois W. Kolkhorst, the author of…