Senator Campbell Criticizes City’s Involuntary Paid Sick Leave Ordinance, Says Delaying Implementation is the Right Decision

AUSTIN – A district judge signed off on a deal Wednesday between city officials and business groups to delay the implementation of the City of San Antonio’s paid sick leave ordinance. Senator Campbell has released the following statement regarding the ordinance: “San Antonio, like Austin, is proposing a city ordinance that violates state law and…

Senator Campbell’s Statement on HB 3

AUSTIN – Today Senator Campbell joined Governor Abbott, Lieutenant Governor Patrick, Speaker Bonnen, and members of the HB 3 conference committee to publicly say they’ve reached an agreement. “It was an honor to work this session on behalf of Texans to reform school funding and lower property taxes. I’m pleased to join Governor Abbott, Lieutenant…

Texas Legislature Passes SB 535 to Secure Texans’ Right to Carry in Church

AUSTIN – Two years after the tragic Sutherland Springs church shooting, the Legislature passed SB 535 by Sen. Donna Campbell, securing the rights of Texans to carry in a place of worship. “We have learned many times over that there is no such thing as a gun free zone. Those with evil intentions will violate…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…