Dr. Tom Oliverson

Republican for State Representative
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Capitol Update: February 14th

Dear Friends, Thank you for tuning in. We’ve just completed the first month of session and are looking forward to the next four. As always, you may contact my office with your views via phone (512-463-0661) or mail (P.O. Box 2910, Austin, TX 78768). Here is what we have been up to recently in Austin.…

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Capitol Update: January 31st

Dear Friends, It’s hard to believe that the first month of 2019 is almost over! The first few weeks have kept me busy gearing up for an exciting session. As always, you may contact my office with your views via phone (512-463-0661) or mail (P.O. Box 2910, Austin, TX 78768). Here is what we have…

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Rep. Oliverson Receives Committee Assignments for the 86th Legislature

On January 23, 2019, I was named Vice-Chair of the House Committee on Insurance, and I was also appointed to the Committees on Natural Resources and Calendars. I am honored to serve on these committees and acknowledge the trust placed in me by Speaker of the House Dennis Bonnen. I am dedicated to serving my…

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Capitol Update: Session Begins!

Dear Friends, Another session of the Texas Legislature begins! I am looking forward to the work ahead of us. Thank you to all who came by to celebrate with our team at the open house. You can see Facebook photos from the event here. Thank You to All Thank you to everyone who supported my…

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Insurance limitations, lack of demand could factor in freestanding ER closures

Community Impact Lindsey Juarez Since last year, at least three freestanding emergency rooms have closed in Frisco. Richwood Park ER & Urgent Care and two Texas Health Emergency Room locations have closed since last June. This is not only a trend seen locally but also elsewhere in the state, said Brad Shields, Texas Association of…

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Texas House Speaker Joe Straus creates work group to combat sexual harassment in the Legislature

Texas Tribune  Jolie McCullough and Alexa Ura In December, the House updated its sexual harassment policy after reports from The Texas Tribune and The Daily Beast put a spotlight on the widespread misconduct. Months after reports detailed a pervasive culture of sexual harassment at the state Capitol, Texas House Speaker Joe Straus on Wednesday announced…

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That freestanding emergency room is probably not in-network, no matter what the website says

Dallas News Sabriya Rice A Texas law aimed at protecting patients from shocking medical bills after visits to free-standing emergency rooms may not be reducing consumer confusion as intended. The law, which went into effect in September, requires the ERs to say on their websites and at their facilities whether they are in-network or out-of-network…

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Texas leaders call for training on sexual harassment — but can’t require it for lawmakers

Texas Tribune Alexa Ura, Morgan Smith and Jolie McCullough Legislative leaders looking to create better training to prevent sexual harassment will likely face a roadblock if they want to get lawmakers in the room. Top Texas lawmakers have called for reviews of sexual harassment policies at the state Capitol following reports detailing how current procedures…

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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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