Monthly Archives: March 2015

Parker Files Bills to Combat Human Trafficking

March 8th, 2015

Staff Reports Flower Mound Leader Wednesday, Rep. Tan Parker (R-Flower Mound) filed four bills designed to combat human trafficking in Texas. In presenting his legislation, Parker emphasized the need for the Legislature to address what is becoming a growing problem in Texas. “Virtually everyone in Texas is touched in some way by this crime,” Parker […]

Lawmakers Driving and Major Event Funds for NASCAR

March 8th, 2015

By Mark Wiggins KVUE News AUSTIN — When it comes to packing the stands, NASCAR is king. At Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, race day averages more than 150,000 cheering fans. Compare that to nearby AT&T Stadium, home to the Dallas Cowboys, which is designed for a maximum standing room-only capacity of 105,000. “Oh […]

Session Update – Governor Abbott Lays Out Priorities

March 8th, 2015

On February 17th, Governor Greg Abbott delivered his State of the State address to a joint session of both the Texas House and Senate. I was honored to serve on the escort committee that welcomed Governor Abbott to the House Chamber and to sit directly behind him during his important speech. But more than my […]