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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June 12, 2017

Campbell Requests AG Opinion on Constitutionality of Tree Ordinances

AUSTIN – Continuing her campaign to protect property owners in Texas, State Senator Donna Campbell sent an official letter to the Attorney General requesting an opinion on the constitutionality of tree ordinances such as the one currently being enforced in Austin. “There is no right more fundamental to a free society than the right to private property,” Senator Campbell stated. …

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June 1, 2017

In Letter to Governor, Sen. Campbell Requests Special Session on Annexation and Property Tax Reform

AUSTIN – State Senator Donna Campbell sent a formal letter to Governor Greg Abbott requesting annexation and property tax reform be included to any call for a special session. Senate Bill 715, the Texas Annexation Right to Vote Act, was filibustered in the closing hours of the regular session by Senator Menendez, effectively running out the clock. The full text …

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May 10, 2017

Passage of SB 200 Marks 55th Senate Bill Passed by Senator Campbell

AUSTIN – Today the Texas Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 200 by State Senator Donna Campbell, marking her 55th bill authored and passed out of the Senate this legislative session. SB 200, also known as the Taxpayer’s Right to Know Act, increases transparency of government entities by requiring the Comptroller of Public Accounts to provide an online database where taxpayers …

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