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Harvey Relief Volunteer Opportunities

Harvey Relief Volunteer Opportunities Volunteer Opportunities Here in West Houston to Help Those Suffering in the Wake of Harvey West Houston was dramatically impacted by the flooding brought by Hurricane Harvey and many members of our community have asked how they can help their neighbors in the recovery process. The need for volunteers will be ongoing and…

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FEMA Disaster Recovery Center to open in West Houston Next Week

FEMA Disaster Recovery Center to open in West Houston Next Week The DRC at St John Vianney Church will serve those affected by Hurricane Harvey in West Houston My office as well as the other elected official’s offices have worked hard to make sure that recovery resources are in the neighborhoods that need them. I…

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Disaster Recovery Resources + Town Hall TONIGHT

Disaster Recovery Resources + Town Hall TONIGHT Dear Friends, I hope that the information we have provided on social media and email has made it to you in a timely manner. There are a lot of resources available and we want you to have access to what you need. My office is open daily to…

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Mand. Evacuation ordered for West Houston Neighborhoods

Mand. Evacuation ordered for West Houston Neighborhoods EVACUATION ORDERED FOR CERTAIN W. HOUSTON NEIGHBORHOODS I have just spoken to Mayor Turner to clarify what the evacuation order entails. The order applies ONLY to homes or structures with standing water in them now. If you do not have standing water, you do not have to evacuate…

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HARVEY RESOURCES

HARVEY RESOURCES Local, State, and Federal Aid to help during and after the flooding Houston, we are all in awe of the incredible amount of rain and damage wrought upon Houston and Texas during this storm. We will have to be resilient and help one another. We are all reminded how important our first responders are…

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Capitol Update – Special Session Underway

Capitol Update – Special Session Underway Rep Murphy files and moves four important bills during the Special Session Normally, after a 140-day Legislative Session, lawmakers return to their districts where they revert to everyday life (we are true citizen legislators) in their districts. However, this cycle is different. The Governor has called the legislature back for…

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85th Session Wrap-Up: Accomplishments of the Legislature

85th Session Wrap-Up: Accomplishments of the Legislature Capitol Update Dear Friends, The 85th Legislative Session of Texas has ended. Over the session’s five months, my colleagues and I in the House and Senate worked to address important issues facing our communities in the State of Texas. Our last newsletter included information about bills passed by…

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85th Session Wrap-Up: Rep Murphy Passes Key Legislation

85th Session Wrap-Up: Rep Murphy Passes Key Legislation Representative Murphy sees all 14 bills signed by Governor Abbott. Dear Friends, Since our last newsletter, the 85th Legislative Session has come to a close, and a special session has been called starting July 18th. In this edition, we’ll highlight some of the legislative initiatives our office…

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House & Senate Companions

House & Senate Companions Murphy companions with Senate members At the State Capitol, the House and Senate both work extremely hard to improve Texas! Companion bills let the two chambers, both the House and Senate, work together to pass bills. A companion bill is filed in one chamber that is identical or very similar to a bill filed in…

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