Dr. Tom Oliverson

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A Conversation with State Rep. Tom Oliverson

Watch the full video of the Texas Tribune event in The Woodlands on Monday, Oct. 23rd with state Rep. Tom Oliverson and state Sen. Brandon Creighton.

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Tom Oliverson Christian Business Luncheon Jonetta B Productions

Tom Oliverson spoke about his faith as a christian to the Tomball Christian Business luncheon. His christian values shapes his walk in life and he promises to be diligent in representing us as Texas Representative District 130 Recorded by Jonetta B Productions

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Oliverson’s bill aimed at preventing surprise medical bills from freestanding ER’s passes House

Houston Chronicle Sky Canaves AUSTIN — The House voted 129-11 on Wednesday in favor of the Senate’s version of a bill that will force freestanding emergency rooms and other out-of-network providers into mediation with customers who dispute surprise bills under a state program launched in 2009. Senate Bill 507 also requires that bills sent to…

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Oliverson keeps his promise–votes to end “Franchise Tax”

Texas House Republican Cacus Austin) The Texas House of Representatives passed House Bill 28, which will put the franchise tax on a steady track towards a complete repeal. HB 28 uses excess state revenues to cut the rate of the tax, providing proportionate tax relief for all Texas businesses paying the tax. House Bill 28…

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Bill preventing patients from losing insurance coverage for medications they are already taking gets public hearing

Houston Chronicle Sky Canaves AUSTIN — Health insurers are under pressure from Texas legislators to halt a practice that allows them to change the terms of coverage for prescription drugs with a pair of bills in the House and Senate that would extend earlier protections. Patient advocacy groups and doctor and nurse associations long have…

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Oliverson aims to end involuntary organ donations

Houston Chronicle Todd Ackerman Body-snatching images flashed across Dr. Tom Oliverson’s mind when he first heard of a case last year in which a Harris County judge allowed an unidentified man’s organs to be harvested after attempts to find relatives who could provide donor consent proved futile. The Cypress anesthesiologist has served on numerous teams…

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Oliverson keeps his promise–votes to end “sanctuary city policies” in Texas

Texas House Republican Caucus (Austin) Today, the Texas House of Representatives approved legislation that prohibits sanctuary city policies in Texas. Senate Bill 4 ensures federal immigration laws that are already on the books are followed and enforced by prohibiting local entities from adopting sanctuary city policies which threaten public safety. “The purpose of this legislation…

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Oliverson says “Not on my watch” to bill aimed at removing State Representative input in low-income housing proposals

Community Impact Emily Donaldson In Texas, affordable housing projects are competitive to build. Each project seeking federal funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development applies through a statewide point system for selection. Currently, the points system takes into consideration developer support from a county commissioner’s court, local neighborhood associations and a representative in…

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Oliverson’s HB378 better informs students applying for college

The Shorthorn Madelyn Edwards A Texas lawmaker proposed a bill which would give students applying for college more information about debt accrual and possible salary amounts based on majors. Rep. Tom Oliverson, R-Cypress, authored House bill 378 to link Texas Consumer Resource for Education and Workforce Statistics to the ApplyTexas website, which is the site…

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Tom Oliverson Honored To Be Named Deputy Floor Leader By House Republican Caucus

Texas House Republican Caucus (Austin, Texas) Today, the Texas House Republican Caucus Chairman, Tan Parker, announced the appointment of Representative Jim Murphy as the Caucus Floor Leader for the 85th Legislative Session. Representative Murphy served in the same capacity in the 84th session. In announcing the appointment, Chairman Parker stated, “Putting together a strong leadership…

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