December 13, 2017

Senator Campbell Applauds $5 Million Grant for Port San Antonio

AUSTIN, TX – State Senator Donna Campbell applauded the decision of Governor Abbott’s Military Preparedness Commission to award $5 million in funding from the Defense Economic Adjustment Assistance Grant Program (DEAAG) to Port San Antonio and Kelly Air Field, calling it one of her top legislative priorities. “Port San Antonio and JBSA play an important role in our area’s economy, …

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December 12, 2017

Senator Campbell Joins Governor Abbott to Recognize Sergeant Travis Watkins with Texas Medal of Honor

AUSTIN, TX –  State Senator Donna Campbell, sponsor of legislation to posthumously award the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor to Army Master Sergeant Travis E. Watkins, participated in a ceremony Monday morning with Governor Abbott to honor the Texan war hero. “Today is a proud day for the Watkins family and the entire State of Texas,” said Senator Campbell, Chairman of the Veteran …

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November 8, 2017

Senator Campbell Celebrates Passage of Proposition 6 for First Responders

AUSTIN, TX – Senator Campbell released the following statement after the overwhelming passage of Proposition 6 to provide property tax exemption for the spouses of first responders and law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. “As the author of Senate Joint Resolution 1, I am extremely grateful that Texans overwhelmingly agreed to support first responders and their families …

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October 7, 2017

Senator Donna Campbell Honored with Courageous Defense of Life Award

AUSTIN – State Senator Donna Campbell was honored with the top legislative award from one of the state’s largest pro-life groups for her success in authoring and passing pro-life legislation during the 85th Legislature. The Courageous Defense of Life Award was presented to Dr. Donna Campbell, a practicing emergency room physician, at the Texas Alliance for Life annual benefit dinner …

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October 6, 2017

Sen. Campbell Recognizes Texas A&M Freshman w/ Armed Services Scholarship

AUSTIN, TX – State Senator Donna Campbell recognized Spencer Higdon, a graduate of San Antonio Christian High School currently enrolled at Texas A&M, as the 2017 recipient of the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program (TASSP) for Senate District 25. The announcement was made during a formal presentation at the Capitol on Friday with Spencer’s parents in attendance. “Spencer Higdon is …

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October 2, 2017

Sen. Campbell Touts Veterans Mental Health Care Initiative at Fort Bliss

AUSTIN –State Senator Donna Campbell held a press conference at Fort Bliss Monday to discuss Senate Bill 27, the Help For Texas Heroes Act, a new law that provides greater access to mental health care for veterans and their families. “The Veteran Affairs committees emphasized mental health care this session with the goal of preventing suicide attempts and other health …

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August 14, 2017

Sen. Campbell’s Texas Annexation Reform Act Signed by Governor Abbott

AUSTIN – It was the bill that wouldn’t quit. Filibustered during the regular session and sent back to committee on a point of order just last week, Sen. Campbell’s annexation reform bill became the fifth bill to pass both chambers during the special session and is now on its way to Governor Abbott’s desk to be signed into law. Also …

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August 11, 2017

Abortion Complications Reporting Bill Headed to Governor’s Desk

AUSTIN – Today the Texas Senate voted 22-9 to require reporting of medical data resulting from complications due to abortions. Sponsored by Senator Donna Campbell, an emergency room physician, House Bill 13 requires that certain health care facilities report complications from abortions and for the Health and Human Services Commission to publish this data. “Today we sent the Governor a …

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July 18, 2017

Senator Campbell Files 2 of Governor Abbott’s Priorities for Special Session

AUSTIN – On the opening day of the legislative special session, State Senator Donna Campbell filed Senate Bill 6, also known as the Texas Annexation Right to Vote Act. The bill protects homeowners and businesses from forced annexation and proposes needed reforms to the municipal annexation process in Texas, addressing one of Governor Abbott’s 20 priority items. “It is wrong …

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