The Legislature’s redistricting process formally resumes this week with the first set of virtual hearings each day with a regional focus.
Monday, January 25, 2021 – 9 am – Regional focus: West Texas
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 – 9 am – Regional focus: South Texas
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 – 1 pm – Regional focus: North Texas
Thursday, January 28, 2021 – 9 am – Regional focus: Central Texas
Friday, January 29, 2021 – 9 am – Regional focus: East Texas
The Senate’s Special Committee on Redistricting is composed of 17 members with District 17 Senator Joan Huffman (R), as Chair and District 20 Senator Chuy Hinojosa (D), as Vice-chair. Other members include:
- Sen. Carol Alvarado (D)
- Sen. Paul Bettencourt (R)
- Sen. Brian Birdwell (R)
- Sen. Dawn Buckingham (R)
- Sen. Donna Campbell (R)
- Sen. Kelly Hancock (R)
- Sen. Bryan Hughes (R)
- Sen. Nathan Johnson (D)
- Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr. (D)
- Sen. José Menéndez (D)
- Sen. Robert Nichols (R)
- Sen. Angela Paxton (R)
- Sen. Charles Perry (R)
- Sen. Royce West (R)
- Sen. John Whitmire (D)
This is the first time the Senate is implementing virtual testimonies allowing public comment online, as well as Senators questions.
Click here for a full list of hearings on redistricting.