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This week’s edition contains important updates for you and your family. First and foremost, this weekend is going to be hot. Extreme heat, including high humidity, could provide heat indices of over 110 degrees. Below, you will find recommendations from the Texas Department of Public Safety to avoid heat stroke and exhaustion. Be sure to […]

Capitol Newsletter

This week, I was in Austin for a meeting of the Commission on Public School Finance. During this meeting, we heard the recommendations from the Outcomes Work Group. The commission meeting originally scheduled for August 8 has now turned into a meeting for the Expenditures Work Group only. This was announced at the end of […]

Capitol Newsletter

As you may notice, my newsletter has gotten an update. While it looks a little bit different, it still contains the same important information to keep you and your family informed about what’s going on in HD 127, in Austin, and around the state. This week, I was in Austin meeting with the House Committee […]

Capitol Newsletter

Summer has now officially begun, but we are still hard at work making sure to bring you updates that are relevant to you and your family. In this week’s newsletter, you will find news from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, the General Land Office, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Army Corps of Engineers, […]

Capitol Newsletter

I want to make you aware that the San Jacinto Watershed Community Meeting that was originally scheduled for June 14th has finally been rescheduled. The meeting will now be taking place on July 10 at the Kingwood Community Center. You can find more information below. Be sure you check out the Harris County Flood Control […]

Capitol Newsletter

This week was a busy week for my staff and me. On Tuesday, the Commission on Public School Finance met to discuss the various constraints and unfunded mandates that are put on Superintendents and school districts. On Wednesday, the Expenditures Workgroup of the commission met. In this meeting we discussed various weights of the school […]

Capitol Newsletter

This newsletter contains some very important announcements from Austin and updates regarding school safety and hurricane preparedness. I’ve also included a new calendar for you that outlines the month of June, so be sure that you check it out. Today marks the official beginning of the 2018 hurricane season. You can read more about important […]

Harvey Recovery Update

This week I was in Austin to chair the House Committee on Public Education’s interim hearing. We discussed the important topics of assessments and special education. In the hearing, we heard from several members of the education community and their opinions on and experiences with these topics. You can watch the archived broadcast of the […]

Harvey Recovery Update

This morning, I am in shock and disbelief about the recent school shooting in nearby Santa Fe, Texas. While information is still developing about the situation, my family and I are praying for the victims and their families and for law enforcement as they address this extremely dangerous situation. You can find more information at […]

Harvey Recovery Update

As a reminder, Hurricane Season begins on June 1, 2018. This is less than three weeks away. I encourage you and your family to have a plan in place before the season officially begins. Below are updates from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the San Jacinto River Authority, Governor Greg Abbott, and the Chairman of […]

Dan Huberty's Response to Malicious Attack Video