Apr 21, 2021

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Jun 2, 2022

Texas senator: Uvalde school police chief didn’t know of 911 calls during shooting

Forth Worth Star-Telegram

After calls for a special session to deal with gun reform and mental health, the governor asks state leaders to form committees to review issues

Jun 1, 2022

Texas senate launches special committee following Uvalde shooting

Corsicana Daily Sun

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick named 11 state senators to a special committee to protect all Texans on Wednesday following a directive from Gov. Greg Abbott.

Jun 1, 2022

Perry appointed to Senate Special Committee to Protect All Texans

Fox 34

Today, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick issued the following statement announcing the Senate Special Committee to Protect All Texans. Sen. Robert Nichols, R-Jacksonville, will serve as Chair. Sen. Brandon Creighton, R-Conroe and Sen. Lois Kolkhorst, R-Brenham, will serve as Co-Vice Chairs. Upon forming the committee, Lt. Gov. Patrick issued the following statement.

Jun 1, 2022

Gov. Abbott Calls for Special Committees to Examine School Safety, Mental Health After Massacre

NBC Dallas Forth Worth 5

After calls for a special session to deal with gun reform and mental health, the governor asks state leaders to form committees to review issues.

May 12, 2022

State Rep. Jasmine Crockett Faces Jane Hope Hamilton in Democratic Congressional Runoff

The Texan

Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson announced last year that she would not seek reelection after almost three decades in office.

May 3, 2022

Senator West Teams Up With Whirlpool Corp. To Provide Refrigerators To Dallas Community Organizations Addressing Food Inequality

Texas Metro News

State Senator Royce West and the Whirlpool Corp. are collaborating to bring “Feel Good Fridges” to Dallas, in partnership with local community organizations. Through donations of refurbished “community fridges” by Whirlpool Corp., the organizations chosen to receive the donated refrigerators will be able to continue their food pantry, nutrition education and food giveaway programs.

Press Releases

Jun 24, 2022

Statement from Senator West on the Overturning of Roe V. Wade

Today’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, is a setback for women’s rights and the right to privacy in our country.

Jun 14, 2021

Change and reform not easy during the 87th Session – It never is!

A message from Senator Royce West.

May 25, 2021

West Issues Statement on Revelation Russians Paid Taliban to Kill American Soldiers

State Sen. Royce West (D-Dallas) on Friday issued the following statement concerning the New York Times’ stunning disclosure that American intelligence has known for months that the Russian Federation was paying bounties to Taliban terrorists who kill American soldiers.

Apr 23, 2021

West’s Statement on Cornyn and Systemic Racism

Today, Sen. West issued the following statement on John Cornyn’s comments concerning systemic racism.

May 30, 2020

Congresswoman Jackson Lee Endorses Royce West in U.S. Senate Race

On Monday, Houston Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee endorsed Texas State Sen. Royce West in the July 14th Democratic Primary Runoff for United States Senate.

May 29, 2020

West Says Democrats Need to Look Closer at Hegar's Odd Political Past Before They Vote

State Senator Royce West (D-Dallas) is asking Democrats to look closer at MJ Hegar's political past before they vote, particularly her ties to the Republican Party and the right wing fringe. His campaign drew attention to Facebook posts made by Hegar in 2015 that display the Gadsden Flag, an icon of the Tea Party at the time that was featured at many Tea Party rallies.
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