87th Legislature Adjourns Sine Die

Today the Texas Legislature adjourned sine die for the 87th Regular Legislative Session, sending 651 bills to Governor Greg Abbott's desk, including legislation authored by Texas State Senator Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound.

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Clock is Ticking on the 87th Regular Legislative Session

AUSTIN — Legislation filed by Texas State Senator Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, is moving quickly in the final days of the 87th Regular Legislative Session. The following is a status update on where her bills stand.

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Legislature Strengthens Resources for Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Legislation by Senator Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, strengthening resources for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault is on its way to the Governor's desk.

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Education, Public Safety, Critical Services Prioritized in Final State Budget

The Texas Senate today approved the Conference Committee Report on SB 1, the Appropriations Bill authored by Texas State Senator Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, establishing the state's priorities for the next two years. Upon approval by the House tomorrow, it will head to the Governor's desk.

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Texas Legislature Passes Support for Rescue Animals

Today the Texas Legislature passed SB 197 by Senator Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, helping more pets find forever homes.

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Pro-Business Bills Head to The Governor's Desk

The Senate has approved HB 7, sponsored by State Senator Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, to protect businesses from a major increase in unemployment taxes amid the pandemic. The bill now moves to the Governor's desk.

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Texas Schools to Receive Additional Resources to Address Learning Loss and Help Districts Recover

State Senator Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, today announced the release of $11.2 billion in new federal funds to help public schools address student learning loss and costs incurred as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Nelson Files Bill to Protect Highway Patrol Officers

The Senate Finance Committee unanimously approved SB 2222 filed by State Senator Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, to provide bullet resistant windshields for Department of Public Safety (DPS) patrol vehicles.

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Bills By Senator Nelson Advance

Today the Texas Senate approved several bills authored by Senator Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, including legislation that would help survivors of domestic violence, cut red tape for retired law enforcement officers and cleanup the Tax Code. These bills now go to the House for consideration:

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Senate Budget Passes

The Texas Senate today approved the Committee Substitute to Senate Bill 1, the Senate's version of the appropriations bill, sponsored by Texas State Senator Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, establishing the state's budget priorities for the next two years.

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Senate Budget Passes Out Of Senate Finance Committee

The Senate Finance Committee today approved the Committee Substitute to SB 1,the Senate's version of the appropriations bill, authored by Texas State Senator Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound.

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Senator Nelson's Law Enforcement Peer Network Passes The Texas Senate

The Texas Senate today approved SB 64, authored by Senator Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, creating a peer-to-peer counseling network and increasing access to licensed mental health providers for Texas law enforcement officers.

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Nelson Holds Press Conference on Border Crisis

Today Texas State Senator Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, traveled to South Texas, joined by five other Senators, to witness first-hand the crisis unfolding at the border.

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Senator Nelson Recognized with Courageous Texas Woman Award

Texas State Senator Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, was honored with the Courageous Texas Woman Award by the Texas Conservative Coalition Research Institute (TCCRI).

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Protecting Personal Data, Helping Domestic Violence Survivors Among Bills Filed by Senator Nelson

Texas State Senator Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, filed four bills today, including legislation to safeguard personal data, support survivors of domestic violence and promote efficiency at our state agencies.

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Senator Nelson Directs LBB to Conduct Privacy Survey

Texas State Senator Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, today requested that the Legislative Budget Board initiate a survey to determine which agencies are engaging in the sale and production of personal data.

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Cybersecurity Data Privacy Among Package of Bills Filed by Senator Nelson

Texas State Senator Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, filed four pieces of legislation, including an omnibus bill to improve public data privacy.

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Senator Nelson Files Senate Base Budget

Texas State Senator Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, filed SB 1, the Senate's base budget, beginning the legislative process for developing the state's FY 2022-23 biennial budget.

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Senator Nelson Re-Appointed Chair of Senate Finance Committee

Texas State Senator Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, was re-appointed by Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick for her fourth consecutive session as chair of the Senate Finance Committee.

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