March 22, 2017

Sen. Donna Campbell Meets with President Trump to Advocate for Health Care Reform

  AUSTIN –State Senator Donna Campbell, an emergency room physician who represents Senate District 25, was one of eight of female leaders invited by President Trump to participate in a special panel Wednesday at the White House focused on health care reforms. “I was impressed by the President’s genuine concern for the health care of Americans and for his desire …

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March 16, 2017

Sen. Campbell Helps Pass Legislation to Ban Dismemberment Abortions

AUSTIN – State Senator Donna Campbell released the following statement on the passage of SB 8 and SB 415 today, on which she is an author: “The practice of dismemberment abortions is cruel and unusual and may be more accurately referred to as abortion by means of torture. It is not medically necessary 99% of the time and it inflicts …

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March 13, 2017

Sen. Campbell Carries Legislation for First Responders to Unanimous Passage

AUSTIN – Today the Texas Senate unanimously passed SJR 1, authored by Senator Donna Campbell and members of the San Antonio delegation. Senate Joint Resolution 1 amends the state constitution to allow the legislature to honor the service of first responders killed or fatally injured in the line of duty by creating a property tax exemption on the residence homestead …

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March 8, 2017

Senator Campbell Stands with Charter School Parents to Support Facility Funding

AUSTIN – State Senator Donna Campbell appeared with public charter school parents, who presented thousands of letters in support of increased facility funding for charter schools, at a press conference at the Capitol on Tuesday. The press conference highlighted Senate Bill 457 and the fact that public charter schools don’t currently receive any facility funding from the state. “Charter school …

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March 3, 2017

Senator Campbell Files SB 27, The Help for Texas Heroes Act

AUSTIN – Today State Senator Donna Campbell filed Senate Bill 27 to enhance and expand existing mental healthcare services for Texas veterans. The Help for Texas Heroes Act will increase access to mental health care for our veterans and reflects the commitment of state leaders to reduce the suicide rate among our state’s veteran population. “Unfortunately, we lose some of …

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February 17, 2017

Sen. Campbell Files SB 855 to End All Taxpayer Funding of Abortion Providers

AUSTIN – Today State Senator Donna Campbell filed Senate Bill 855, a key component of Governor’s Abbott’s LIFE Initiative, to prohibit taxpayer dollars at the state and local level from going to Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers and affiliates. “Losing 70,000 of our tiniest and most vulnerable Texans every year to an unnatural death is unacceptable,” Senator Campbell stated. …

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February 14, 2017

Sen. Donna Campbell Rebukes Travis County Sheriff for Releasing Violent Criminals in U.S. Illegally

AUSTIN – State Senator Donna Campbell attended a press conference this afternoon with members of the Senate and House to express her frustration with the Travis County Sheriff’s refusal to honor 3 ICE detainers for criminals here unlawfully and accused of violent, sexual crimes against children. She issued the following statement: “When law enforcement officials operate outside the rule of …

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February 8, 2017

Sen. Campbell Files Property Rights Bill to Push Back Against Costly Tree Ordinances

AUSTIN – Today State Senator Donna Campbell filed Senate Bill 782 to protect property owners from burdensome regulations and ordinances regarding trees and timber, guaranteeing Texas property owners the right to use their land and trim their trees as they best see fit. “Few rights are more essential to a free society than private property rights. Unfortunately, municipalities across Texas …

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February 4, 2017

Sen. Campbell Files Bill to Protect Property Owners from Forced Annexation

AUSTIN – State Senator Donna Campbell filed Senate Bill 715 on Thursday, also known as the Texas Annexation Reform Act. The bill protects property owners from involuntary annexation and proposes needed reforms to the municipal annexation process in Texas. SB 715 is joint authored by Senators Birdwell, Bettencourt, Creighton, Schwertner, and Buckingham. “It is simply wrong to force citizens who …

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February 1, 2017

Sen. Donna Campbell Co-Authors Legislation to End Sanctuary Cities

AUSTIN – State Senator Donna Campbell attended a press conference this morning with members of the Senate Republican Caucus to show her full support for Senate Bill 4. Senator Campbell is a co-author of the bill and released the following statement: “A state cannot effectively govern itself without governing its borders and enforcing the rule of law. When we allow …

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