Dr. Tom Oliverson

Republican for State Representative
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Capitol Update: March 14th

Dear Friends, Thank you for reading. We’re already halfway through the 86th 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 been up to these past two weeks in Austin. The Texas Plan for Our Schools On…

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Speaker Bonnen nominates Rep. Oliverson for national Emerging Legislative Leaders Program

Speaker of the House Dennis Bonnen today announced his nomination of Rep. Tom Oliverson for the State Legislative Leaders Foundation’s 15th Annual Emerging Legislative Leaders Program. The Emerging Legislative Leaders Program is a national program designed specifically for the next generation of leaders in state legislatures. It is held every July on the campus of…

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Oliverson Bill to Provide Property Tax Relief

State Rep. Tom Oliverson, M.D. (R-Cypress) has filed legislation that would introduce property tax relief for Texans statewide. HB 2537 would redirect ninety percent of surplus state revenue towards funding public school maintenance and operations budgets. This new funding could eliminate nearly half of the property tax burden in about a decade. Property taxes have…

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Capitol Update: February 28th

Dear Friends, Thank you for tuning in. It has been an eventful couple of weeks. 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. Protecting Patients of Freestanding ERs Last week, I…

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Oliverson Bill Regulates Freestanding ERs to Protect Patients

State Rep. Tom Oliverson, M.D. (R-Cypress) has filed legislation that would introduce new regulations for freestanding ERs to increase disclosure of information related to insurance coverage and to protect consumers from unexpected bills. This seeks to ensure Texans have access to the necessary information to make the best decisions regarding care for themselves and their…

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Oliverson Bill Regulates PBMs to Protect Patients, Pharmacies

State Representative Tom Oliverson, M.D. has filed major legislation aimed at lowering costs for patients by providing needed transparency and oversight in the prescription drug market. Rep. Oliverson (R-Cypress) filed HB 2231 which seeks to lower health care costs by regulating the business practices of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) to create a level playing field…

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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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