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02 Oct Posted by in News | Comments Off on Capitol Comments October 2, 2017

Capitol Comments October 2, 2017

Capitol Comments October 2, 2017

The latest edition of my Capitol Comments is available for your viewing now: http://bit.ly/2yt7KjN.

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31 Oct Posted by in News, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Election Day Polling Sites

Election Day Polling Sites

Election Day Polling Sites

Below is the link to the polling sites for Election Day on Tuesday, November 4th. Remember, you can only vote at the location designated for your precinct. Polls are open from 7am to 7pm. Click here to find your polling location. If you are unsure of your precinct, you can find it on your voter […]

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19 Jun Posted by in News | Comments Off on Capitol Comments XII

Capitol Comments XII

Capitol Comments XII

Border Update As the saying goes, “Never let a good crises go to waste.” Last night, after much talk over social media about the situation at the Texas border and unfortunately a good bit of it is political theater by some of my colleagues, the Governor, Lt. Governor, and Speaker of the House all signed […]

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19 Jun Posted by in News | Comments Off on REP. SIMMONS APPLAUDS STATE LEADERS’ ACTIONS TO INCREASE BORDER SECURITY

REP. SIMMONS APPLAUDS STATE LEADERS’ ACTIONS TO INCREASE BORDER SECURITY

REP. SIMMONS APPLAUDS STATE LEADERS’ ACTIONS TO INCREASE BORDER SECURITY

Gov. Perry, Lt. Gov. Dewhurst and Speaker Straus Direct DPS to Immediately Begin Law Enforcement Surge Operations Along Texas-Mexico Border For Immediate Release – June 19, 2014 Contact – Ben.Lancaster@house.state.tx.us AUSTIN – Yesterday, Gov. Rick Perry, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and Speaker Joe Straus directed the Texas Dept. of Public Safety (DPS) to immediately begin law enforcement […]

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22 Apr Posted by in News | Comments Off on Mayor’s Day of Concern for the Hungry

Mayor’s Day of Concern for the Hungry

Mayor’s Day of Concern for the Hungry

Food Collection Drive April 18 – 25 Denton Mayor Mark Burroughs is seeking to increase awareness in our community about the large number of Denton County residents who struggle with hunger and poor nutrition through a one-week food collection drive. I am happy to announce that our district office will be participating in this event. […]

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17 Apr Posted by in News | Comments Off on Capitol Comments

Capitol Comments

Capitol Comments

IN THE DISTRICT Lewisville City Manager Claude King to Retire Claude King is retiring as city manager of Lewisville at the end of this month, concluding a distinguished career in municipal government that has spanned 25 years. Mr. King became city manager in 1998, and served in this role longer than any of his predecessors. […]

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07 Apr Posted by in News | Comments Off on REP. SIMMONS APPOINTED TO SELECT TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

REP. SIMMONS APPOINTED TO SELECT TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

REP. SIMMONS APPOINTED TO SELECT TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

For Immediate Release – April 7, 2014 Contact: Ben Lancaster – (972) 890-1454 AUSTIN – Texas House Speaker Joe Straus named Representative Ron Simmons (Carrollton) and eight other legislators to the House Select Committee on Transportation Funding, Expenditures and Finance on Friday. “Transportation is a top priority for the Texas House,” said Speaker Straus.  “This […]

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01 Apr Posted by in News | Comments Off on Governor Perry Proclaims April 2014 to be Autism Awareness Month

Governor Perry Proclaims April 2014 to be Autism Awareness Month

Governor Perry Proclaims April 2014 to be Autism Awareness Month

For Immediate Release – April 1, 2014 Contact: Ben Lancaster – (972) 890-1454 AUSTIN – Governor Rick Perry has issued a proclamation calling for April 2014 to be recognized as Autism Awareness Month in Texas.  Advocacy groups and concerned citizens across the state will be hosting events to help raise awareness throughout April. “Although the […]

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18 Feb Posted by in News | Comments Off on New Law Protects Fundamental Freedoms

New Law Protects Fundamental Freedoms

New Law Protects Fundamental Freedoms

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 18, 2014 CONTACT: Ben Lancaster – (972) 890-1454 CARROLLTON – House Bill 259, signed into law by Governor Perry after the 2013 Legislative Session, protects the First Amendment rights of individuals that protects political speech.  Specifically, HB 259 clarifies that electioneering (political speech) must be allowed at polling places. The […]

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30 Jan Posted by in News | Comments Off on Rep. Simmons Garners Business Endorsement

Rep. Simmons Garners Business Endorsement

Rep. Simmons Garners Business Endorsement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Jan. 30, 2014 Contact:  Bill Hammond – (512) 637-7701 AUSTIN, TX— The Business and Commerce Political Action Committee(BAC-PAC), the political arm of the Texas Association of Business(TAB), is endorsing Rep. Ron Simmons for re-election to Texas House District 65. “Ron showed us in his first session that he is an advocate for keeping […]

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