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Texas Succeeds When Teachers Succeed

Thursday, October 18, 2018
…And Texas Succeeds When Public Schools SucceedI am committed to the mission of our public schools. Period. Full stop. There are serious challenges facing our public schools, but we have also seen serious improvement. Schools in Tyler, Chapel Hill, Whitehouse, and Bullard are headed in the right direction. I make a habit of listening to teachers and leaders in our public schools.... Read More

Not Covered By Local Media: Overflow Reception For Freedom Caucus

Wednesday, August 08, 2018
If you live in Smith County, you might be vaguely aware that the Texas Republican Convention recently occurred in San Antonio this summer. And you might have heard through the grapevine that your State Representative, Matt Schaefer, spoke to a standing-room only crowd at the convention.... Read More

Why Send the National Guard to the Border?

Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Open borders erode the sovereignty of our nation. We must replace chaos with order, and restore the rule of law.We ended last year with 2017 totals topping out at nearly 160,000 illegal immigrants apprehended in Texas on the Mexican border. That’s apprehended. Reliable sources in Texas law enforcement believe that for every one detained, two slip through.... Read More

Early Voting Locations

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Early Voting is from February 20th to March 2nd and Election day is March 6th. For more information on times and more locations click here.... Read More

House of Representatives: Public Hearing

Thursday, January 25, 2018
TYLER – HOMELAND SECURITY AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE HEARING.... Read More

Come Join Us for a Special Evening November 13, 2017

Thursday, November 09, 2017
Come hear Senator Bryan Hughes, Senator Kevin Eltife, and Representative Cole Hefner!... Read More

Schaefer Amendment Hits Sanctuary Cities

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Sunday night Gov. Abbott signed a statewide ban on sanctuary cities. The legislation got a big boost in the House when Rep. Schaefer succeeded in adding a strong amendment which ultimately became law.... Read More

Disabled Preborn Justice Act Filed by Rep. Schaefer

Thursday, February 16, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 16, 2017Disabled Preborn Justice Act Filed by Rep. Matt SchaeferAUSTIN, TX– Today, Rep. Matt Schaefer filed House Bill 1971, legislation that will bring needed pro-life changes to three areas of abortion law in Texas:... Read More

Schaefer Amendment Expands Transparency in House Budget Meetings

Thursday, January 12, 2017
Schaefer Amendment Expands Transparency in House Budget MeetingsToday Rep. Schaefer passed an amendment to the rules for the House of Representatives that will increase the number of budget hearings that can be viewed on the internet by the public.... Read More