The Texas State Senate: District 11
Senator Larry Taylor: District 11
Occupation: Owner, Truman Taylor Insurance Agency Inc.
Education: Baylor University, B.B.A
Legislative Experience: House Member, 2003 - 2012; Senate Member, 2013 - present
Senator Larry Taylor is a lifelong Texan, born in southeast Texas and raised in Friendswood. He attended Baylor University where he received his BBA in 1982. Senator Taylor and his wife Kerri have raised three children: Trudy, Carly, and Jake, and have just welcomed their first grandchild, Lila. Senator Taylor owns Truman Taylor Insurance Agency in Friendswood. Prior to his election to Senate District 11 in 2012, Senator Taylor served 10 years in the Texas House of Representatives representing District 24.
Senator Taylor serves as the Chairman of the Senate Public Education Committee and as a member of the Senate Finance, Business and Commerce and Intergovernmental Relations Committees.
Before his election to the Texas Senate in 2012, Senator Taylor served five terms in the Texas House of Representatives. During his tenure there, Larry served as the Chairman of the House Elections Committee, Co-Chairman of the Windstorm Insurance Legislative Oversight Board, as a member of the House Insurance Committee, the House Select Committee on Voter Identification and Voter Fraud, the Energy Council, and two terms as Chairman of the House Republican Caucus.
Senator Taylor is honored to have been named a "Taxpayer Advocate" by Texans for Fiscal Responsibility, a "Champion of Free Enterprise" by the Texas Association of Business, and a "Courageous Conservative" by the Texas Conservative Coalition. Locally, he was recognized as Galveston Daily News' "2011 Citizen of the Year" and named "Texas Legislative Champion" by the Sealy and Smith Foundation for his efforts to repair the University of Texas Medical Branch after Hurricane Ike. One of the roles of which he is most proud is his longtime seat on the board of the Foundation for Hope Village. This organization supports the operation of Hope Village, a nonprofit residential and day program for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
February 15, 2015
Senator Larry Taylor's E-Newsletter
August 29, 2013
Senator Taylor's 2013 Newsletter
[ Archives: 2015 | 2013 ]
April 29, 2015
Op-Ed: The Truth About SB 1628
March 3, 2015
Press conference regarding a package of legislative proposals relating to education
February 25, 2015
Senator Larry Taylor Files Priority Windstorm Bill
February 18, 2015
Senator Larry Taylor Chosen To Lead Statewide Conservative Organization
January 26, 2015
Senator Larry Taylor Files Priority Legislation
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| Capitol Address
|| District Address
| The Honorable Larry Taylor
P.O. Box 12068
Austin, Texas 78711
| 6117 Broadway, Suite 122
Pearland, TX 77581
(281) 485-9804 (fax)
| District Address
|174 Calder Road, Suite 151
League City, TX 77573
(281) 332-0036 (fax)
84th Session Committee Membership
District Analysis: District 11