August 13, 2018

Senator Campbell Files Amicus Brief Supporting Austin Small Businesses

AUSTIN – State Senator Donna Campbell and members of the Texas Conservative Coalition filed an amicus curiae brief with the Texas Third Court of Appeals in support of business groups’ appeal for a temporary injunction against the city’s controversial paid sick leave ordinance. Austin’s ordinance is scheduled to go into effect on October 1st and would apply to any eligible …

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July 16, 2018

Senator Campbell Helps Bring Army Futures Command to Central Texas

AUSTIN – As Chair of the Veteran Affairs and Border Security Committee, Senator Donna Campbell played an instrumental role in writing letters to help persuade the U.S. Army Futures Command to select Central Texas for their new command center. “Austin’s selection is an historic announcement for Austin and Texas, as the U.S. Army prepares to lead us into the new …

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June 18, 2018

Senator Campbell Files Brief Opposing Job-killing Austin Ordinance

AUSTIN – State Senator Donna Campbell filed an amicus brief in support of business groups seeking an injunction against the City of Austin regarding their mandatory paid sick leave ordinance. The controversial ordinance, scheduled to go into effect on October 1st, would apply to any non-union eligible employee working within the city limits, regardless of where the employer is headquartered, …

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June 4, 2018

Senator Campbell Applauds Supreme Court Ruling for Religious Freedom

AUSTIN – “Today’s Supreme Court ruling in favor of a Colorado baker is a victory for religious liberty and strengthens one of the founding principles on which this nation was built. I applaud the U.S. Supreme Court for affirming the right to express ourselves free from government interference and conduct our businesses in accordance with sincerely held religious beliefs.” ### …

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May 30, 2018

Senator Campbell Shows Support for Governor Abbott’s School Safety Plan

AUSTIN – Senator Campbell released a statement following the Governor’s roundtable discussions, showing her support for security improvements and mental health reforms after the tragic shooting at Santa Fe High School. “I am proud to stand with Governor Abbott to ensure the safety and well-being of Texas children in our schools. Many valuable proposals came out of the Governor’s talks …

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February 20, 2018

AG Ken Paxton and Sen. Ted Cruz Support Donna Campbell

AUSTIN– Sen. Donna Campbell earned two new endorsements from stalwart conservatives this week with Attorney General Ken Paxton and U.S. Senator Ted Cruz throwing their support behind her campaign. “Senator Donna Campbell is a proven conservative and champion for liberty with an impressive record of fighting for Texans,” Attorney General Paxton stated. “Standing for limited government, Senator Campbell will continue …

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December 20, 2017

Senator Donna Campbell Endorsed by Governor Greg Abbott

AUSTIN, TX –  State Senator Donna Campbell, Chairman of the Veteran Affairs and Border Security Committee, accepted the endorsement of Governor Abbott today in her bid for reelection. “Senator Campbell is a strong leader who has proven herself effective time and time again at passing conservative legislation. She is a fighter with a strong track record of championing what is best …

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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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