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Jane Nelson

Republican — Senator — District 12
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Jane Nelson represents Senate District 12 in the Texas Senate, is a member of seven committees, and is the primary sponsor of 697 bills.

2000 491831.0
2002 521993.77
2004 446922.14
2006 761642.0
2008 714861.0
2010 659474.53
2012 321840.0

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Capitol address:

    P.O. Box 12068, Capitol Station
    Austin, TX 78711
    Phone: 512-463-0112
  • District address:

    1235 S. Main St., Suite 280
    Grapevine, TX 76051
    Phone: 817-424-3446

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News and Blog Coverage

The Brief: Aug. 22, 2014

The Big Conversation The Houston Chronicle is reporting that in the days before Gov. Rick Perry 's indictment over his veto of funding for the public integrity unit, the Travis County district attorney's office had requested the next Legislature to restore most of the unit's funding. The indictment, though, has ...

Commission Formally Recommends Closure of Some State Institutions

A Texas commission that reviews the efficiency of government agencies officially recommended Wednesday that lawmakers shutter an Austin-area institution for people with disabilities — and identify five more statewide for later closure. The Texas Sunset Advisory Commission reviewed and tweaked a series of recommendations for lawmakers regarding several health and ...

Senators Debate Funding, Merits of National Guard Deployment

A panel of state senators on Tuesday debated the merits and tactical strategies of Gov. Rick Perry ’s decision to send Texas National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, and the senators also discussed how the deployment would be funded in future months. Republicans at the Senate Finance Committee hearing ...

Aide: Perry Chose Best Option on National Guard Funding

* Correction appended A representative from Gov. Rick Perry ’s office pushed back Tuesday against criticism that the governor overreached in funding the deployment of Texas National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, saying the governor made the best choice possible in an emergency situation. The comments by Mike Morrissey, ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SB 20

    Relating to the licensing and regulation of hospitals in this state; increasing the amount of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals.

  • SB 1

    Relating to the creation and functions of legislative select committees on transportation funding, expenditures, and finance and to the preservation of a sufficient balance in the economic stabilization fund.

  • SJR 1

    Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the transfer of certain general revenue to the economic stabilization fund and to the state highway fund and for the dedication of the revenue transferred to the state highway fund.

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  • SR 69

    Recognizing Robert A. Bennett for his service to the nation.

  • SB 1

    Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures, providers, and facilities; providing penalties.

  • SR 94

    Recognizing Marc Rodriguez for his achievements.

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