"I am honored to serve on behalf of the people of District 12, and I will fight every day for our values and priorities," said Senator Nelson. “We have our work cut out for us this session, but I am ready to work and confident we will pass a balanced budget that meets our needs, keeps the economy strong and prioritizes education, transportation and other important issues.”

Senator Nelson is the highest-ranking Republican in the Texas Senate and serves as the chair of the Senate Finance Committee. She has filed a legislative package that includes bills to phase out the franchise tax, stop the abuse of emergency leave policies, and protect children from sex offenders.

The Legislature will meet in regular session for 140 days, as outlined by the Texas Constitution, and adjourn on May 29, 2017.

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