Articles Tagged “SB”

  • Sen. Schwertner Works to Bring UIL Events to the Brazos Valley

    On Friday, Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) filed SB 1981, a bill that could have a big impact on the future of competitive high school events in Texas.  Under SB 1981, the University Interscholastic League (UIL)…

  • Texas Senator Charles Schwertner Drives Effort to End Toll Road Headaches

    Texas Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) has filed Senate Bill 1437, legislation to address many of the common frustrations associated with the billing practices of toll road authorities in Texas.  With more than a dozen different…

  • State Senator Schwertner Announces Filing of Telemedicine Bill

    Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) announces the filing of Senate Bill 1107, legislation that would provide a clear and accountable regulatory structure for the operation of telemedical services in Texas.  The term “telemedicine” generally refers to…

  • Senator Schwertner Works to Protect Vulnerable Texans from Abuse

    This past week, Senator Charles Schwertner, MD (R-Georgetown) filed a slate of legislative proposals designed to increase the quality of care standards for seniors and other vulnerable Texans living in nursing homes and other long-term…

  • Senator Schwertner Announces Major Reforms to the State Foster Care System

    Wednesday, Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) filed Senate Bill 11, a legislative package outlining substantial reforms to the way the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) cares for the state’s foster children.  In announcing the…

  • Senator Schwertner Files Hospital Bill

    Monday, Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) filed Senate Bill 267, legislation that would give the state more options to protect community hospitals from closure as a result of fraud or mismanagement by a corrupt hospital administrator.…

  • Senator Schwertner Files Bill on Federal E-Verify

    Monday, Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) filed Senate Bill 254, legislation that would require all state contractors and subcontractors to utilize the federal E-Verify system in determining the legal work status of their employees.  E-Verify is…

  • State Senator Schwertner Reintroduces Legislation to Cap Tuition and Fees and Limit Increases

    Press Release from the Office of Texas Senator Charles Schwertner Schwertner Reintroduces Plan to Freeze Tuition and Fees at Texas Public Universities  As costs continue to climb, Schwertner files the Higher Education Accountability Restoration (HEAR)…

  • TxDOT Traffic Switch At SH 75 & I-45

    TxDOT Traffic Switch At SH 75 & I-45

    Beginning yesterday, the Texas Department of Transportation’s contractor performed a traffic switch to open the SH 75 lanes between the east frontage road and IH-45. The traffic switch will move traffic onto the new concrete…

  • “Three Strikes Rule Bill” Signed Into Law

    AARP Texas Director Bob Jackson has issued a statement regarding Senate Bill 304, a measure strengthening nursing home regulations that was sponsored by state Sen. Charles Schwertner and which Governor Greg Abbott signed into law…