One year from now, the Texas House of Representatives will choose a new Speaker of the House. It will be the first time since Reconstruction that a Republican majority has had a wide-open race for Speaker, and it presents an unprecedented opportunity to reform the
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The Williamson County Republican Party held its annual Ronald Reagan Gala February 5 at the Sheraton
Colonel Terry Wilson, US Army Retired, is in his freshman session as Texas Representative of District 20, which includes Burnet, Milam and part of Williamson Counties.
The Advocate sat down with Rep. Wilson to gain a better understanding of the symbiotic relationship between our counties
Last week I received an email from a constituent asking me about the censuring of Speaker Straus by the Republican Party of Texas Executive Committee. I’ve been asked about the issue many times, but this letter was different.
Rather than focusing on the past, and what
by Texas Representative Terry Wilson
In my very first article to you one year ago, I talked about how, on January 10, 2017, the day I was sworn in as a State Representative, my family also celebrated the 90th birthday of my grandfather, W.E. “Bill” Howard.
Over the last two articles, we looked at the good and the bad from the 85th Texas Legislative Session; first, how legislators from all sides came together to build a budget agreement, and then how a fight over differing political agendas brought the session to
In the last days of the 85th Texas Legislative Session, the House and Senate were tasked with coming to an agreement on two “must pass” pieces of legislation: sunset bills reauthorizing the existence of state agencies, and the state budget for the 2018-2019 biennium. How
On April 20th, the House took up HB 21, which proposed three main changes for our school finance system.
First, it provides much needed relief to our schools contributing to the “Robin Hood” by allowing them to keep more of the money collected from their district
Over the last few weeks our office has received countless calls about SB6, known as the “Bathroom Bill” or the “Women’s Privacy Act”.
Your HD20 staff has received a consistent stream of requests for a response on the issue, so I’m dedicating this week’s Sit-Rep to
I need your input on something. As part of my service as your representative, it is my duty, when particularly difficult issues arise, to come back to you and discuss what we, as a district, want to see happen in our state. One of those