Capitol Update: Good Bills, Good Policy

May 16, 2017

Dear Friends,

There’s no way around it: A lot of bad bills are filed each legislative session. Part of our job as legislators is ensuring those don’t make it to the Governor’s desk.

Of course, from time to time we get the opportunity to work on good legislation, too. Here are a few noteworthy bills that have passed both the Senate and the House this session.


Kelly Hancock
State Senator, District 9

P.S. If you’d like to learn more about SB 507, our balance billing legislation, this Dallas Morning News article from the weekend provides a good explanation.

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