Senator Nelson's 2013 Press Releases

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Icon: Press ReleaseDecember 20, 2013
Committee To Examine Services For Women, Texans With Mental Health Issues

Icon: Press ReleaseDecember 9, 2013
Senator Nelson Receives Patient Protection Award

Icon: Press ReleaseDecember 3, 2013
SD 12 Libraries Receive More Than $40,000 In Grants

Icon: Press ReleaseNovember 20, 2013
Child Protective Services Interim Charge Released

Icon: Press ReleaseNovember 13, 2013
Senator Nelson Receives Patient Advocacy Award

Icon: Press ReleaseOctober 22, 2013
Senator Nelson Named Champion For Free Enterprise

Icon: Press ReleaseOctober 8, 2013
Senator Nelson Receives Legislative Achievement Award

Icon: Press ReleaseOctober 2, 2013
Senator Nelson Awarded Champion For Education Award

Icon: Press ReleaseSeptember 18, 2013
Senator Nelson Appointed Chair Of Sunset Advisory Commission

Icon: Press ReleaseAugust 21, 2013
Senator Nelson Receives Lone Star Award

Icon: Press ReleaseAugust 13, 2013
Millions In Mental Health Program Grants Awarded

Icon: Press ReleaseAugust 12, 2013
Senator Nelson Named To "Best Of The Legislature 2013"

Icon: Press ReleaseAugust 5, 2013
Senator Nelson Files Bill Addressing Hospital Patient Safety

Icon: Press ReleaseJuly 30, 2013
Winding Down The 2013 Legislative Season

Icon: Press ReleaseJuly 9, 2013
Final Statistics On SB 1 Testimony

Icon: Press ReleaseJune 26, 2013
1st Called Special Session Adjourns Sine Die

Icon: Press ReleaseJune 17, 2013
Governor Perry Signs Senator Nelson's Bills As Veto Period Ends

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 31, 2013
Senator Nelson Makes List of Best Legislators

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 27, 2013
Governor Calls Special Session, Giving TANF Reform New Life

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 27, 2013
Bill Creating New Denton County Court Sent To Governor

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 26, 2013
SB 7 Reforming Long-Term Care Sent to Governor

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 26, 2013
SB 8 Eliminating Medicaid Fraud Sent to Governor

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 25, 2013
Countdown To Sine Die: Senator Nelson Bill Status Report

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 24, 2013
SB 149 Strengthening Oversight at CPRIT Sent To Governor

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 24, 2013
Senator Jane Nelson Receives "Women's Health Hero" Award

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 21, 2013
SB 7 Redesigning Medicaid Long-term Care Passes House

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 20, 2013
House Passes SB 58 To Improve Outcomes In Mental Health Care

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 20, 2013
House Passes SB 8 To Eliminate Medicaid Fraud In Texas

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 20, 2013
SB 149 Strengthening Cprit Governance Passes House

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 17, 2013
Statement On House Passage Of SB 149

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 17, 2013
House Unanimously Passes SB Legislation by Senator Nelson

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 17, 2013
House Passes SB 427 strengthening CPS Background Checks

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 16, 2013
House Passes SB 944 Increasing Psychiatric Patient Protections

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 16, 2013
House Passes SB 152 Expanding Patient Safety At State Hospitals

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 15, 2013
House Passes SB 423 Creating Alternate Response for CPS Cases

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 15, 2013
Senate Passes Bill Addressing Medication for Foster Children

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 15, 2013
Senate Passes Bill Improving Outcomes at NICUs

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 15, 2013
Senate Unanimously Passes Blue Mound, Grapevine Legislation

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 14, 2013
House Passes Bill To Expand Collaboration In Health Care

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 14, 2013
House Passes Bills To Protect Domestic Violence Victims, Children

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 13, 2013
SB 1 Conference Committee Adopts Article II Of Budget

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 10, 2013
House Passes Bill To Ensure Input In CPS Placement Decisions

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 10, 2013
House Passes Bill To Allow Military Physicians To Volunteer Time

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 07, 2013
House Passes Bill to Protect Domestic Violence Victims

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 07, 2013
Senate Committee Approves Bill Protecting Blue Mound

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 07, 2013
Committee Approves Bill Addressing Medication for Foster Children

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 06, 2013
Senate Votes to Reduce Emphasis On Testing

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 04, 2013
House Passes Bill by Senator Nelson To Prevent Child Identity Theft

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 02, 2013
Senate Passes Bill by Senator Nelson Addressing Adverse Possession

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 30, 2013
Legislation to Increase Patient Safety Passes House

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 18, 2013
Senator Nelson Named to Budget Conference Committee

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 18, 2013
Senate Passes SB 743 by Senator Nelson

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 17, 2013
Senate Passes SB 143 to Expand Primary Care Access

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 16, 2013
SB 947 By Senator Nelson Approved By Committee

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 15, 2013
Senate Passes SB 8 to End Medicaid Fraud

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 10, 2013
Senate Passes SB 11 To Ensure TANF Recipients Are Drug-Free

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 09, 2013
Legislation Protecting Property Rights Passes Senate

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 04, 2013
SB 743 by Senator Nelson Approved by Committee

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 04, 2013
Senate Passes SB 423 by Senator Nelson

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 03, 2013
Texas Senate Passes CPRIT Reform Bill

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 03, 2013
Legislation Increasing Access to Primary Care Approved

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 02, 2013
Legislation Protecting State Hospital Patients Passes Senate

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 27, 2013
Senate Unanimously Passes Legislation by Senator Nelson

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 27, 2013
Senator Nelson Recognized by Fast Growth School Coalition

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 26, 2013
SB 946 by Senator Nelson Approved by Committee

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 26, 2013
SB 11 Approved by Senate Committee on Health and Human Services

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 25, 2013
Texas Senate Passes SB 7 To Reform Medicaid

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 25, 2013
Legislation To Enhance Public Transportation Approved

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 21, 2013
Senate Passes Patient Safety Bills By Senator Nelson

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 20, 2013
Texas Senate Passes State Budget Bill

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 20, 2013
Advocates Deliver Purple Postcards To Capitol

Icon: Media BroadcastMarch 20, 2013
Press conference regarding programs supporting victims of domestic violence.

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 19, 2013
Legislation to Promote Student Health in Schools Approved

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 12, 2013
Legislation Protecting Victims of Domestic Violence Approved

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 12, 2013
Legislation Eliminating Obsolete Reports Approved

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 12, 2013
Mental Health Reform Approved By Senate Committee

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 12, 2013
Minimum Grade Policy Advances

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 7, 2013
Patient Safety Legislation Passes Out Of Committee

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 5, 2013
Legislation Protecting Property Rights Advances

Icon: Press ReleaseFebruary 28, 2013
Senator Nelson Files Legislation To Protect Patient Safety

Icon: Press ReleaseFebruary 27, 2013
Medicaid Quality Initiative Advances

Icon: Press ReleaseFebruary 22, 2013
Senator Nelson Continues Filing Legislation Ahead Of Deadline

Icon: Press ReleaseFebruary 21, 2013
Article II Workgroup Recommends Funding for Women's Health

Icon: Press ReleaseFebruary 19, 2013
Senate Health and Human Services Committee Approve CPS Bills

Icon: Press ReleaseFebruary 19, 2013
Senate Health and Human Services Committee Approves Medicaid Fraud Bill

Icon: Press ReleaseFebruary 18, 2013
Celebrating Denton County At The Capitol

Icon: Press ReleaseFebruary 12, 2013
Senate Health and Human Services Committee Approves CPRIT Bill

Icon: Press ReleaseFebruary 12, 2013
Senate Committee Passes Child Credit Protection Bill

Icon: Press ReleaseFebruary 07, 2013
Senator Nelson Files Legislation to Better Serve Children in CPS

Icon: Press ReleaseFebruary 07, 2013
Senator Nelson to Head Health And Human Services Budget Workgroup

Icon: Press ReleaseFebruary 06, 2013
Legislation Expands Care, Collaboration Between Physicians, Nurses And Physician Assistants

Icon: Press ReleaseFebruary 05, 2013
Plan Presented to Strengthen CPRIT Governance, Accountability

Icon: Press ReleaseJanuary 29, 2013
Senator Nelson Files Legislation Creating New District Court in Denton County

Icon: Press ReleaseJanuary 18, 2013
New Senate Committee Assignments Announced

Icon: Press ReleaseJanuary 16, 2013
Senator Nelson Files Bills Addressing Medicaid Costs and Quality

Icon: Media BroadcastJanuary 16, 2013
Press conference regarding Senate Bills 7 & 8, addressing Medicaid reforms

Icon: Press ReleaseJanuary 14, 2013
Senator Jane Nelson Receives Texas CASA Champion For Texas Children Award

Icon: Press ReleaseJanuary 8, 2013
Senator Nelson Sworn In For 83rd Legislative Session