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My Five Cents

We have less than 50 days left in the 87th legislative session and the pace is picking up rapidly. Just this week, the Senate unanimously passed the Texas Consumer Privacy Act Phase 1, a bill I authored to ensure that the data the... — Updated 4/20/2021

 

My 5 Cents

This week in 1836 the Convention of 1836 adjourned abruptly as the Mexican army approached Washington-on-the-Brazos. The convention, which began on March 1, drafted the Texas Declaration of Independence and the Texas Constitution,... — Updated 3/23/2021

 

My Five Cents

This week has been historic in terms of the severity of the weather across the state. I am praying for the safety of our community and our state. Here are five things happening around your state: 1. Winter weather cripples Texas A... — Updated 2/22/2021

 

Nichols Appointed Transportation Committee Chair, Member of Five Other Committees

Last week, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick announced committee assignments for the 87th Legislative Session. I am honored to once again chair the Senate Transportation Committee and look forward to working with my fellow members on... — Updated 1/26/2021

 

My 5 Cents

The Legislature has ended its first week of session. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the Senate has decided to recess until January 26 th . However, we will still be working hard in the meantime on legislation for Senate District 3.... — Updated 1/15/2021

 

My Five Cents

A monthly column from Sen. Robert Nichols by Sen. Robert Nichols, Senate District 3 One hundred and thirty-six years ago this month, the Texas State Fair opened in Dallas. The iconic predecessor to our present-day State Fair of... — Updated 11/3/2020

 

My 5 Cents

The history of East Texas is rich with stories of Texans fighting for our states independence. In July of 1832, an order was given requiring Texans to surrender their weapons to the Mexican army. In response, a band of settlers in... — Updated 8/3/2020

 

My 5 Cents

Hurricane Harvey brought unfathomable destruction to coastal and southeast Texas. I want to use this column to describe how you or your loved ones can get help or volunteer. To volunteer, visit the National Voluntary Organizations... — Updated 9/11/2017

 

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