Senator Donna Campbell Urges Local Taxing Units to Set Low Tax Rates

AUSTIN– — State Senator Donna Campbell sent letters to Senate District 25 local taxing units urging them to lower their tax rates on properties, expressing concerns for Texans who are experiencing economic hardship.“As an emergency room physician and a senator, I believe we must work together to create a healthy balance of public health precautions…

Senator Campbell Responds to San Antonio City Council calling for A Special Session on Gun Violence

AUSTIN – San Antonio City Council passed a resolution today calling for a special session on gun violence. Senator Campbell has released the following statement regarding the resolution: “The El Paso shooting was a heinous act of hate and terrorism. No community should have to experience this kind of evil but passing non-binding resolutions and…

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 Donna Campbell Recognizes S.A. Purple Heart Ranch Supporting Wounded Veterans

SAN ANTONIO – Trinity Oaks, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded on the premise that active participation in the outdoors is a powerful, healing, and fundamentally life-changing experience, has been honored to have its Thumbtack Ranch to become the first ranch in the United States to be designated as a “Purple Heart Ranch” by the National…

Senator Campbell Condemns Overreach of San Antonio City Council

SAN ANTONIO– Senator Donna Campbell released the following statement regarding the vote by the San Antonio City Council to enforce a new mandatory paid sick leave ordinance on businesses that operate in the City of San Antonio, regardless of size or profitability: “Today’s vote by the San Antonio City Council is extremely disappointing and disheartening…

Senator Campbell Writes Letter to S.A. Mayor to Save Alamo Cenotaph

SAN ANTONIO – State Senator Donna Campbell sent a letter to the Alamo Plaza Advisory Committee expressing concerns she shares with other Texans over potential changes to the cenotaph’s location and public access to the state’s most important historical site. Copies of the letter were also sent to Commissioner George P. Bush and San Antonio…

Senator Campbell Applauds Federal Judge’s Ruling Against President Obama’s Controversial School Bathroom Policy

AUSTIN– State Senator Donna Campbell issued a statement today following U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor’s decision to block President Obama’s public school bathroom directive that threatened to withhold federal funds from schools that didn’t provide ‘equal access to student facilities based on gender identity.’ “Parents can breathe a sigh of relief on the first day…

Senator Campbell’s Statement on Tragic Shooting of Dallas Police Officers

AUSTIN, TX – State Senator Donna Campbell released the following statement in the aftermath of last night’s tragic and deadly attack on police officers during a protest march in Dallas. “Today we stand shoulder to shoulder with our neighbors, family, and friends in law enforcement who put their lives on the line every day to…

Campbell Announces Bid for Reelection

 SAN ANTONIO – State Senator Donna Campbell will formally announce her bid for reelection to represent the people of District 25 in the Texas Senate on Thursday, November 21 at 9:30 am.  She will make the announcement in front of Elite Care 24 Hour Emergency where she works upon completion of her shift in the E.R.  A…

Senator Campbell Honors DPS for 190 Years of Service

AUSTIN – With a 1958 patrol car and a SWAT vehicle gracing the south steps of the Capitol, Sen. Donna Campbell took time on Monday to recognize the employees of the Department of Public Safety and honor 190 years of the agency’s commitment to maintaining law and order in Texas. The resolution was signed by…