Author Profile

Ron Simmons

State representative, R-Carrollton


Ron Simmons, a Republican from Carrollton, represents HD-65. He serves on the House committees on Appropriations and Transportation.

Latest Columns

The election of Texas House speaker is NOT changing

It is only natural for Republicans to try and ensure that the next speaker has the support of the majority of members from his or her own party. I also think the next speaker should demonstrate that he or she wants the support of the majority of the fellow members of his or her own party.

Special-needs children will be forgotten no longer

Texas should give its special-needs children an opportunity to receive the specialized care they deserve and to fulfill our state constitutional mandate. House Bill 1335 would give all special-needs students in Texas an alternative to the one-size-fits all public school system by establishing an innovative form of parental choice.