Legislative 2017-08-01T15:07:02+00:00

One of the goals of the Williamson County Republican Women’s organization is to impact politics at the local, state, and national levels.  Since our job does not end with elections, the Standing Committee on Legislation works to keep club members informed regarding pending legislation in both the U.S. Congress and Texas Legislature, and encourages active participation in the legislative process.

The Committee Chair provides Legislative Updates at regular club meetings, writes articles for the club newsletter, instructs members on how to lobby and track legislation, and provides ‘Action Alerts’ to members regarding pressing issues.

2013 Legislative Chair: Cari Christman Ott, legislative AT wilcorw DOT org

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  • Texas Women’s Health Initiatives

    On February 20th, Chairwoman Jane Nelson (R – Flower Mound) of the Senate Health and Human Services held an interim hearing to examine state programs giving women access to health care.“The Legislature prioritized women’s health and mental health this session, demonstrating our strong commitment to women and to individuals battling mental illness,” said chair of […]