Big initiatives

March 12, 2013 in News

Throwing a touchdown pass, sinking a 3-point shot or hitting a home run to win a game are the analogies we all use to motivate us in every walk of life. Often in both life and politics, we are unwilling to put ourselves in the position to lead the team to a victory due to the fear of failure. This Legislative Session, our team has embarked on many initiatives at the state level to hold elected officials accountable, make government more efficient and, most importantly, to leave our great state a better place for future generations to enjoy. We appreciate your interest and at the risk of throwing an interception, shooting an ‘air ball’ or striking out at the plate, we are working hard to get legislation passed that we believe will have a positive impact on Texas. While our team has been very busy preparing for the many hearings for legislation laid out in committee over the past few weeks, we also had the chance to partake in meetings with some great folks over the last two weeks, including: constituent and small business owner, John Hermann, Dr. Jaime Capelo, Dr. Battista and Dr. Paul, three physicians from District 122,
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Two months in

February 27, 2013 in News

Howdy! It’s hard to believe we’re almost two months into the 83rd Legislative Session. Things are really getting hectic under the pink dome, and Team Larson has been very busy. Last week, the Capitol felt like home as many San Antonians made the journey to Austin for Viva San Antonio Day at the Capitol. The San Antonio delegation, having passed a resolution in the House, officially declared it “one of the treasures of the Lone Star State” and it was great to honor our city and its fine residents at the Texas legislature. That day I had the opportunity to meet with several groups from the San Antonio Chamber representing areas such as water, energy, and manufacturing interests in the city, who came to share their perspective in their areas of expertise. Among those I met with were representatives from SAWS, CPS Energy, NuStar, Toyota, and other great economic drivers of our city. Additionally, we’ve kept busy meeting with groups including the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority, the Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors, the Association of General Contractors of Texas, the Foundation Repair Association, the San Antonio Manufacturing Association, the San Antonio Restaurant Association, the Texas Nurses Association, the League of Women Voters,
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Pol. Adv. Pd. for by the Lyle Larson Campaign, Ernesto Ancira, Treasurer.