News & Opinion

Thursday, May 28th, 2015 @ 3:36PM

When Are We Going To Fix Our Schools?

One of my key responsibilities as a State Senator is to ask questions about the hundreds of new laws and proposed changes that pass through the Legislature each session to ensure that we will accomplish what is best for Texas. But when I come home and spend time with the…

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Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 @ 9:03AM

D23 Goes 2 Work

D23 Goes 2 Work is a joint effort between a number of community service providers and resources in the Dallas area. Our goal is to plug you in to local services to help you find the career you’re looking for. The Dallas area is full of exciting job opportunities. View…

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Friday, January 24th, 2014 @ 4:14PM

Endorsements – 2014 Primary Election

From the Desk of State Senator Royce West Endorsements – 2014 Primary Election 44th Civil District Court Bonnie Goldstein 101st Civil District Court Marty Lowy 204th Criminal District Court Tammy Kemp 255th Family Court Lori Hockett 265th Criminal District Court Anthony Eiland 282nd Criminal District Court Andy Chatham 283rd Criminal…

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Monday, December 2nd, 2013 @ 1:33PM

Senator Royce West Files for Reelection

DALLAS – Today, State Senator Royce West (D-Dallas) filed for reelection to the Texas Senate. Senator West has represented the citizens of Dallas County in Texas Senatorial District 23 since first being elected to the Texas Legislature in November 1992. Senator West is excited to continue his work as an…

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Friday, October 4th, 2013 @ 7:04AM

Voting & Texas Politics

Earlier this month (Sept. 13), the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) issued notice that driver license offices across the state would begin temporary Saturday operating hours to issue Election Identification Certificates. Those locations include several in the Dallas Metro and Senate District 23 area. I encourage anyone who does…

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Thursday, July 11th, 2013 @ 9:50PM

Statement From Senator West on Fisher V. University of Texas

In 2008, Abigail Fisher was rejected by the University of Texas at Austin when she applied for admission.  Fisher later sued the University of Texas (Fisher v. University of Texas), alleging that the university’s use of race in its admissions process violated the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment. …

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