AUSTIN–State Representative Wayne Smith and State Senator Larry Taylor will celebrate the successful passage of legislation seeking to cut down on metal theft in a press conference on Tuesday, July 28 at the Highlands Little League Kaminski Park. Rep. Smith and Sen. Taylor will be joined by AT&T as the company donates $6,000 to the Highlands Little League to assist with their recovery from recent copper thefts.
AUSTIN – The Texas House Republican Caucus issued the following statement after footage was released of a Planned Parenthood executive discussing the harvesting and sale of fetal organs and extremities.
BAYTOWN, TX – Coming off what Republican Governor Greg Abbott called “the most conservative legislative session that we’ve ever seen,” State Representative Wayne Smith (R-Baytown) today announced his intention to run for re-election to Texas House District 128.
The Texas House Republican Caucus issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage ruling:
The Texas House Republican Caucus is extraordinarily disappointed in the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision. We believe this is a direct assault on the 10th Amendment and the sovereignty of Texas. The Supreme Court was intended to interpret the laws of the United States, not create them as a legislative body.
AUSTIN–Representative Wayne Smith (R-Baytown) and his fellow Republican legislators in the Texas House delivered one conservative victory after another in the 84th Legislature by cutting taxes, making the border region safer, improving education, funding transportation, protecting life and defending Second Amendment rights.
(Austin, Texas) Republicans in the Texas House delivered one conservative victory after another in the 84th Legislature by cutting taxes, making the border region safer, improving education, funding transportation, protecting life and defending Second Amendment rights.
AUSTIN – The Texas House gave overwhelming final approval Friday to House Bill 1, a balanced and disciplined state budget for the next two years. The budget was also approved in the Texas Senate and now heads to Governor Greg Abbott.
(Austin, Texas) Late last night, the Texas House of Representatives passed two major pieces of legislation, just in time to beat the midnight deadline for the House to pass Senate Bills on second reading. Republicans in the Texas House proudly fought to preserve conservative principles in Texas and were successful.
AUSTIN–Following close collaboration with Lee College, State Representative Wayne Smith (R-Baytown) authored and co-authored legislation that would increase access for high school students seeking to enroll in dual-credit courses at public colleges and universities. House Bill 505 passed both the Texas House of Representatives and Texas Senate and is now at the Governor’s desk awaiting his signature.
(Austin, Texas) Today, the Texas House of Representatives passed House Bill 1690, which will relocate the Public Integrity Unit from the Travis County District Attorney’s Office to the Department of Public Safety, giving the Texas Rangers the authority to investigate public integrity offenses.