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Huffman Announces Reelection Campaign

June 5, 2017

HOUSTON, TX—State Senator Joan Huffman (R-Houston) today announced she will seek reelection to the State Senate. Huffman represents Senate District 17, which includes portions of Brazoria, Fort Bend and Harris Counties. “It has been an honor to represent the citizens of Senate District 17. This past session we passed a budget that reins in the […]

SENATE ADVANCES HOUSTON PENSION REFORM PACKAGE

May 1, 2017

Legislation includes reforms sought for over a decade; Requires voter approval of bonds (AUSTIN) — Today, the Senate approved Senate Bill 2190, a major step to protect taxpayers while honoring our obligations to the men and women who risk their lives to safeguard our communities. SB 2190, authored by State Senator Joan Huffman (R-Houston), is the […]

NFIB Endorses Senator Huffman

September 26, 2014

The National Federation of Independent Business endorsed Senator Joan Huffman: “Senator Huffman’s legislative voting record is proof she is the pro-small business candidate in this race, and that she is keenly aware of the issues facing small business owners,” said NFIB/Texas Executive Director Will Newton. “Her votes in the Senate continue to demonstrate support for […]

Senator Huffman to Author Legislation Aimed at Preventing and Prosecuting Human Smuggling

August 7, 2014

Following a press conference with Attorney General Greg Abbott at HPOU headquarters yesterday, State Senator Joan Huffman announced today that she will author an omnibus human smuggling bill for the 84th legislative session that will strengthen the penalties for those convicted of human smuggling.

Shine a Light on Human Trafficking

September 24, 2013

While there were many important issues debated in the recently concluded 83rd Legislative Session, one that is very important to me and should be to all Texans is the fight against human trafficking. We shouldn’t overlook the important bipartisan legislative accomplishments that made great strides toward eliminating this form of modern-day slavery.