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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…

BILL FILED TO FUND BULLETPROOF VESTS FOR TEXAS POLICE OFFICERS

In the wake of a particularly deadly year for law enforcement officers, lawmakers in Austin are taking measures to make sure patrol officers are protected in the line of duty….

ONE WEEK UNTIL TEXAS LEGISLATURE CONVENES

In just one week, lawmakers from across the state will convene for the 2017 legislative session. On January 10th, Texas representatives will meet to determine laws that will affect the…