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Texas Transportation Officials Defy Governor and Legislature in Attempt to Force Toll Road Expansion

Texas Transportation Officials Defy Governor and Legislature in Attempt to Force Toll Road Expansion When Governor Abbott, the adult in the room, said, “No new taxes or toll roads,” he was speaking for the people of Texas and meant what he said. Unfortunately, the leadership at the Regional Transportation Councils (RTC) and TxDOT are defiantly… Read more

Capitol Hall Report – We must protect the sweet fruit of the liberty tree

We must protect the sweet fruit of the liberty tree. The move to swiftly force-annex large swaths of land before the new law on annexation takes effect December 1, 2017, is raising the ire of our constituents. I do commend the Mesquite Mayor and City Council members for the high level of respect and professionalism with… Read more

Lt. Governor Patrick Assigns Senator Hall to Senate Select Committee on Election Security

Lt. Governor Patrick Assigns Senator Hall to Senate Select Committee on Election Security   AUSTIN, TX –  Friday, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick appointed Senator Bob Hall to the Senate Select Committee on Election Security.  This committee has been charged with reviewing voting security protocols, as well as, the responsibilities and duties of members of the Electoral College. Specifically the committee shall… Read more

Lt. Governor Patrick Assigns Senator Hall to Sunset Commission

Lt. Governor Patrick Assigns Senator Hall to Sunset Commission AUSTIN, TX – On Friday, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick announced the appointment of Senator Bob hall to the Texas Sunset Commission. “The Sunset Commission is an essential part of our state’s commitment to efficiency and accountability. I am honored to have the opportunity to serve as a member of… Read more

Texas Constitutional Amendment Election On Horizon

Texas Constitutional Amendment Election On Horizon The Texas Constitution is one of the longest in the nation at an estimated 86,936 words. It is changed through amendments which are proposed by the Texas Legislature and accepted or rejected by the voters.  Since the current Texas Constitution was adopted in 1876, 491 amendments have been passed. … Read more

Capitol Hall Report – It is Time

It is Time Humanistic and modernistic politically correct left wing policies are destroying the moral foundation of our nation. If we do not preserve our history, just as it happened– good and bad–we will be denying future generation the opportunity to learn from our mistakes what not to do and from our successes what works… Read more

Public School Warrior Standing Strong in Support of Teachers and Quality Classroom Education

One of the most important responsibilities we all have is to ensure that our children receive the best possible quality education, because the future of Texas and America is dependent upon it. That is why I and my staff have been, and will continue to be, strong supporters of our classroom teachers and the continuous… Read more

Capitol Hall Report – Private Property: Protecting Texas’ Future

Private Property: Protecting Texas’ Future Since before our nation’s founding, private property rights have been recognized as an indispensable pillar in supporting a free and prosperous society.  Private property, and the rights inherent in ownership, are foundational for a free people because they are the product of a person’s labor.  If a person cannot enjoy… Read more

Capitol Hall Report – Governor Calls Special Session

Governor Calls Special Session No one who serves in the 85th Legislature was surprised by Governor Greg Abbott’s call for a special session to convene on Tuesday, July 18th. When the regular session adjourned on Memorial Day, most of the legislators knew that there were critical items which did not pass both houses that would bring… Read more

Sen. Bob Hall calls on Gov. Abbott to Prioritize Grid Security

Sen. Bob Hall calls on Gov. Abbott to Prioritize Grid Security As Texas Legislature heads into a special session, threats to electrical grid security loom (AUSTIN, TX)– Sen. Bob Hall (R-Edgewood), today called on Gov. Greg Abbott to add electrical grid security to the agenda items for the legislative special session starting in July. “There… Read more