State Senator, former Austin Mayor, proud Texan. Tweets on honest government, better healthcare & schools, and Harley-Davidson motorcycles.
It's not too early to register for #TheHobbyHour coming up on August 19th at noon. I'll talk policy & politics w/ Harris County Judge@LinaHidalgo11 & Houston Mayor@SylvesterTurner . It should be great. Register:
Thanks to @TPPF for hosting an excellent discussion today on the changes facing higher ed and where things ought to be or might be going in the future. Really good panel. Good ideas. Optimistic for positive changes. Important discussion. #txlege
What’s a person do w/ left over campaign t-shirts during a pandemic? Donate them to COVID-19 ATX Exchange, a project of @DellMedSchool , which will turn them into more than 1,000 face masks for organizations w/ clients experiencing homelessness. cc @ClayDellMed
There’s no wait this morning at the @UHouston 's e-day polling location at the stadium! @HarrisVotes has over 800 polling locations for today - visit to find your location. Polls close at 7 PM. Go vote and go Coogs! #ElectionDay
Great @HSPAatUH event today with and @karaswisher as @eramshawe discussed the systemic power of big tech and the necessity for guardrails in the industry. Thank you both for an engaging conversation about the future of tech and politics post-2020 election!
Will you help the family of Draylen Mason, the 2nd victim killed by the #AustinBombings ? Draylen's mother is recovering from her injuries, but their home was severely damaged. This ordeal is far from over for his family. Here's the link to donate online:
Weeks ago I called for a stop to the execution of #RodneyReed . Today I stand w/ a bipartisan coalition of Senators saying TX must investigate all evidence before taking Reed's life. It's up to Gov. Abbott & Bd of Pardons & Paroles. My letter: #txlege
#SB5 is dead. Women's health & women's rights are protected. We did it. And "we" means "you," too. #StandWithWendy
ICYMI: I've requested that Gov Abbott grant a reprieve b/c TX shouldn't execute #RodneyReed w/o a thorough, unbiased review of all the evidence. We won't serve justice by ending a man's life while grave doubt & racial bias continue to taint his case.
I'm accepting an extraordinary opportunity to be Founding Dean of the @UHouston Hobby School of Public Affairs. So today I resigned from the Senate, effective 4/30. I’ve loved serving the people of Austin & Central TX & thank them for their trust & support