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 17, 2017

Sen. Campbell Encourages Adoption of Foster Children on National Adoption Day

SAN ANTONIO, TX – At a press conference Friday, State Senator Donna Campbell officially recognized Saturday, November 18th, as National Adoption Day in Texas while presenting a proclamation to high school student Hunter Beaton for his work on behalf of foster children. The proclamation was signed by all 31 state senators – representing all 254 counties in the state – …

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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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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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September 16, 2017

Senator Campbell Kicks Off Reelection Campaign with Strong Support from Republican Women

AUSTIN – One of six female Republican state senators currently serving in the Texas Legislature, State Senator Donna Campbell announced her campaign for reelection to the Texas Senate today in front of a meeting of the San Antonio Republican Women. “As more conservatives get elected, we are seeing more women get elected. This is not a coincidence. The Republican Party …

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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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