September 1 marks the effective date of hundreds of new laws in Texas. Here's a graphic detailing the ones that were authored or sponsored by Rep. Donna Howard:
During the floor debate on the House Rules, Rep. Howard successfully offered an amendment to expand breastfeeding access at the Capitol. Her amendment calls for a secure and private space for breastfeeding near the House Chamber, which will be available to House Members, House staff, and properly-credentialed media. It's an important step toward expanding access for the greater public at the Capitol.