April 12, 2016

Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Military Installations Brings Hearing to Corpus Christi to Explore Improving Military Value of Bases

AUSTIN, TX – The Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Military Installations will meet in the Council Chambers at Corpus Christi City Hall on Thursday to hear testimony relating to compatibility use and encroachment of Texas military installations with the goal of improving the overall military value of installations in Texas. Testimony is expected from Captain Christopher Misner, commanding officer …

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August 31, 2013

Campbell Letter to Mayor Castro Opposes Controversial Ordinance

AUSTIN– State Senator Donna Campbell wrote an open letter to Mayor Julian Castro, adding her voice to the number of concerned Texans who have come out against San Antonio’s proposed nondiscriminatory ordinance. Many community leaders are worried the LGBT ordinance will penalize families, churches, and businesses for holding traditional views about marriage or being unwilling to provide benefits to same-sex …

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August 13, 2013

Senator Campbell Named As Top 5 Courageous Conservative

AUSTIN– Sen. Donna Campbell was named by the Texas Conservative Coalition as one of the top five “Courageous Conservatives” in the Texas Senate for her voting record during the 83rd Legislative Session. “Courageous Conservatives” were announced and recognized for their unwavering advocacy for the principles of limited government, individual liberty, free enterprise, and traditional values. Other winners in the Senate …

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August 6, 2013

Sen. Campbell Votes for Roads, Boosts Highway Funding by $1.2B

“Today the Legislature removed road blocks to economic growth…” AUSTIN– State Senator Donna Campbell’s push to find new funding for our roads finally paid off with the passage of SJR 1 and HB 1. The two transportation bills cleared both the House and the Senate Monday night. Upon passage, Sen. Campbell released the following statement: “Today the Legislature removed road …

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August 2, 2013

Campbell to Host Three Town Halls

AUSTIN – With the Texas Legislature finally adjourned after three special sessions, Senator Campbell announced a series of upcoming town halls. The town halls will take place across the district, with three scheduled so far in San Antonio, San Marcos, and New Braunfels. They provide an important opportunity for constituents to discuss in length the legislative work done during the …

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July 20, 2013

Sen. Campbell Plays Key Role in Passage of Pro-Life Legislation

“All life is precious and tonight Texas voted along bipartisan lines to protect the sanctity of life…” State Senator Donna Campbell released the following statement upon passing HB 2, the abortion omnibus bill which passed overwhelmingly after two special sessions: “All life is precious and tonight Texas voted along bipartisan lines to protect the sanctity of life. With the passage of …

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June 3, 2013

Sen. Campbell Breaks Ground for Veteran’s Home

AUSTIN – In a neighborhood outside of Dripping Springs, community members came together with American flags, banners, and barbecue to honor Army Specialist Justin Perez-Gorda, who was wounded while serving in Afghanistan from an IED explosion which left him paralyzed. The event was the result of years of planning and fundraising by the nonprofit organization Homes for Our Troops, which …

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May 21, 2013

Campbell and Patrick Announce End of CSCOPE Lesson Plans

AUSTIN – Senator Donna Campbell joined Sen. Dan Patrick and Rep. Steve Toth at a press conference today to announce that CSCOPE will no longer be designing lesson plans for 875 Texas school districts. The announcement came after the TESCCC Board released a letter stating that all lessons will be removed from their website when contracts expire on August 31st, …

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May 16, 2013

Campbell Passes Bill Against Tolling State Highways

AUSTIN – Fulfilling a campaign promise to fight toll roads, Sen. Donna Campbell authored SB 1029, which passed through the Senate and is currently awaiting passage in the Texas House. She released the following statement regarding the intentions of the bill: “San Antonio and Central Texas drivers demand better roads without relying on tolls. Last week I was able to …

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February 26, 2013

Senator Campbell Files Bill to Fight Voter Fraud

SB 554 Would Increase Penalty for Theft of an Official Ballot Austin – Senator Donna Campbell filed legislation to strengthen penalties against voter fraud in Texas. SB 554 changes the Texas Penal Code to classify theft of an official ballot or official carrier envelope for an election from the lesser state jail felony to a third degree felony. “Confidence in …

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