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 represents Senate District 11, comprised of parts of Brazoria, Galveston and Harris Counties. A native Texan, Taylor attended Baylor University where he received his BBA in 1982. He and his wife Kerri are the proud parents of three children. He owns Truman Taylor Insurance Agency in Friendswood, an independent agency started by his father more than 50 years ago.
Senator Taylor is Vice Chairman of the Senate Business and Commerce Committee and a member of the Senate Education, Government Organization, Health and Human Services, and Intergovernmental Relations Committees. Lieutenant Governor Dewhurst also chose Taylor to represent Texas on The Energy Council; an honor he previously held as a state representative.
Before his election to the Texas Senate in 2012, Taylor served five terms in the Texas House of Representatives. During his tenure, Taylor served as the Chairman of the House Elections Committee, Co-Chairman of the Windstorm Insurance Legislative Oversight Board, 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.
Taylor is proud 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 medical branch after Hurricane Ike.
[ Archives: 2013 ]
May 07, 2013
Sen. Larry Taylor Passes Major TWIA Reform Out of Senate Business & Commerce Committee
February 08, 2013
Senator Larry Taylor Appointed to Energy Council
January 18, 2013
Senator Larry Taylor Named Vice Chair, Member of Influential Senate Committees
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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)
83rd Session Committee Membership
District Analysis: District 11