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Rep. Nevárez Files Bill to Reform Signage Law Relating to Concealed Handguns

Austin, TX -- Businesses in Texas have the right to either allow or ban concealed handguns within the premises of their own establishment. If a business wishes to prohibit concealed handguns from their establishment they are required to post a large...

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Speaker Straus Announces House Committee Assignments

Wednesday afternoon Speaker Straus released the lineup for committees. I am humbled to be appointed Vice-Chair of the Homeland Security and Public Safety committee that has jurisdiction over all matters pertaining to law enforcement, crime, terrorism...

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Rep. Poncho Nevárez Appointed Vice-Chair of Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee

Austin, TX -- Speaker Joe Straus announced committee assignments late Wednesday afternoon. Representative Poncho Nevárez was assigned to the Local and Consent Calendars Committee, Natural Resources Committee, and named Vice-Chair of Homeland...

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Legislative Highlight- House Bill 699

Recently media outlets have been very interested in my security, following social media threats against myself and my family. Jokingly in an interview I said my staff and others should wear signs saying "I'm not Poncho." On Wednesday many of my colleagues donned "I'm Poncho" stickers orchestrated by Rep. Drew Springer (R- Muenster). I was heartened by the display of support and solidarity as we can all agree...

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Eventful Week at the Texas State Capitol

We had another eventful week at the Texas State Capitol. On Tuesday, January 20th, the Texas House and Senate convened for a joint session on the south steps of the Capitol for the swearing in ceremonies of Governor Gregg Abbott and Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick. I would like to congratulate Governor Abbott and Lt. Governor Patrick on their inauguration and wish them the best of luck in their new offices...

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