Donna Campbell http://tpr.org en Campbell Delivers Decisive Win In Senate District 25 Primary http://tpr.org/post/campbell-delivers-decisive-win-senate-district-25-primary <p>Tea party darling Dr. Donna Campbell has all but clinched her Senate District 25 seat again. She squashed fellow Republicans Elisa Chan and Mike Novak in the primary with 55 percent of the vote and now she'll face Democratic nominee Daniel Boone in the November general election.</p><p>Despite her comfortable lead all evening, Campbell waited to make her win official until about 11 p.m. Tuesday. She thanked God and her many conservative supporters, but maintained her biggest endorsements came from regular people.</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 17:35:45 +0000 Ryan Loyd 27743 at http://tpr.org Campbell Delivers Decisive Win In Senate District 25 Primary What Will Chan's Absence Mean For City Council? Not A Whole Lot http://tpr.org/post/what-will-chans-absence-mean-city-council-not-whole-lot <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As soon as District 9 Councilwoman Elisa Chan officially files for the state Senate District 25 race, she will leave the San Antonio City Council.</span></p><p>In late September, Chan&#39;s campaign spokesperson Craig Murphy announced the councilwoman would be challenging tea party-backed state Sen. Donna Campbell, R-New Braunfels.</p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 21:30:45 +0000 Ryan Loyd 19673 at http://tpr.org What Will Chan's Absence Mean For City Council? Not A Whole Lot With Hwy. 281 In Mind, Campbell Bill Aims To Restrict Future State Toll Projects http://tpr.org/post/hwy-281-mind-campbell-bill-aims-restrict-future-state-toll-projects <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Senate has passed a bill that prohibits the state’s transportation department from turning free roads into toll roads, but the "do-or-die" deadline is approaching fast for it to clear the House in time.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Sen. Donna Campbell, R-New Braunfels, authored Senate Bill&nbsp;1029, which addresses the conversion of existing state roads into </span>tollways<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. She said there are several highways throughout the state being eyed for this type of tolling, one of which is Hwy. 281.</span></p> Wed, 15 May 2013 21:24:37 +0000 Ryan Poppe 11433 at http://tpr.org With Hwy. 281 In Mind, Campbell Bill Aims To Restrict Future State Toll Projects Texas Senate Considers School 'Voucher' Bills Despite House Ban http://tpr.org/post/texas-senate-considers-school-voucher-bills-despite-house-ban <strong>UPDATE 5:59&#160;</strong>The Senate Committee on Education heard SB 1575 this afternoon from educators and parents supporting the so-called voucher program that would give parents money to move their children from public to private schools.&#160;<p>The bill’s author Senator Donna Campbell of New Braunfels said that parents and students should have a choice in schooling and claim that failing public schools set back children across the state.<p>“Education is the great equalizer. This is the civil rights issue of our time. Tue, 09 Apr 2013 15:35:21 +0000 Filipa Rodrigues 9335 at http://tpr.org Texas Senate Considers School 'Voucher' Bills Despite House Ban Agenda Texas: Freshman Rep. Donna Campbell Reflects On The Session So Far http://tpr.org/post/agenda-texas-freshman-rep-donna-campbell-reflects-session-so-far <iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F86549698" width="100%"></iframe><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Have you ever watched a debate at the Texas Capitol? It’s not always the easiest thing to follow. Mon, 08 Apr 2013 14:40:16 +0000 Ben Philpott, KUT News 9264 at http://tpr.org Agenda Texas: Freshman Rep. Donna Campbell Reflects On The Session So Far Perry Pushing For 'Fetal Pain' Abortion Ban At 20 Weeks http://tpr.org/post/perry-pushing-fetal-pain-abortion-ban-20-weeks <p></p><p>Governor Rick Perry announced that he’s backing a tougher state law against abortion. Perry is pushing for a so-called “fetal pain” law to be passed in the upcoming legislative session.&nbsp;</p><p>Joined by state Senator-elect Donna Campbell (R), Perry called for the new Texas law that would tighten the state’s restrictions on abortions by banning abortion after 20 weeks, which is when Perry said a fetus can feel pain.</p> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 13:00:24 +0000 David Martin Davies 3141 at http://tpr.org Perry Pushing For 'Fetal Pain' Abortion Ban At 20 Weeks Tea Party's Campbell Easily Defeats Courage In State Senate District 25 Race http://tpr.org/post/tea-partys-campbell-easily-defeats-courage-state-senate-district-25-race <p></p><p>The Tea Party-supported doctor beat Democratic opponent John Courage, a San Antonio teacher, with just over 65 percent of the vote in a race that wasn't close from the time early voting numbers were posted.</p> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 09:13:01 +0000 Ryan Loyd 1411 at http://tpr.org Tea Party's Campbell Easily Defeats Courage In State Senate District 25 Race E.R. Doctor Donna Campbell Takes On School Teacher John Courage in Senate Dist. 25 http://tpr.org/post/er-doctor-donna-campbell-takes-school-teacher-john-courage-senate-dist-25 <p><strong>(Update: 12:10 a.m.)</strong> About 95 percent of precincts have been counted and Campbell is maintaining 66 percent of the vote to Courage's 34 percent; safe to say that this race is over.</p><p><strong>(Update: 10:30 p.m.)</strong> With 72 percent of the vote counted, Campbell has 66 percent of the vote and looks to have this race easily won.</p><p><strong>(Update: 8:50 p.m.)</strong> Texas Secretary of State's Office showing Campbell with 67 percent of the vote, effectively holding on to her commanding lead in early voting.</p> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 23:20:18 +0000 Ryan Loyd 1397 at http://tpr.org E.R. Doctor Donna Campbell Takes On School Teacher John Courage in Senate Dist. 25 Texas Senate Candidate Takes Advantage of Single Spotlight http://tpr.org/post/texas-senate-candidate-takes-advantage-single-spotlight <p>Candidates don’t often miss the opportunity to deflect what another candidate might be saying, but Texas Senate District 25 candidate John Courage, a Democrat, has frequently had the chance to speak to voters by himself lately; even though his opponent, Republican Donna Campbell, has been invited to the same events.</p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 16:19:40 +0000 Ryan Loyd 875 at http://tpr.org Texas Senate Candidate Takes Advantage of Single Spotlight Donna Campbell and John Courage Debate for Texas Senate District 25 http://tpr.org/post/donna-campbell-and-john-courage-debate-texas-senate-district-25 <p>Following the primaries, Tea Party favorite Dr. Donna Campbell and Democrat John Courage emerged as the contenders for the Texas Senate District 25 seat.</p><p>The primary knocked longtime Senator Jeff Wentworth, R-San Antonio, out of the running, along with challenger, former Railroad Commissioner Elizabeth Ames Jones.</p><p>Perhaps one of the only issues Campbell and Courage agree upon is opposition to toll roads, but they have vastly different views on health care, education, and energy.</p><p>So how does a physician plan to serve full time in the Senate?</p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 22:22:45 +0000 Ryan Loyd 340 at http://tpr.org Donna Campbell and John Courage Debate for Texas Senate District 25