Representative Goodwin in the News
Bee Cave City Council voted down a resolution seeking a speed study from the TX DoT. Also on the agenda was a resolution to endorse House Bill 2814, a bill from state Rep. Vikki Goodwin, that calls for safety corridors on certain segments of state roads deemed highly dangerous.
The careful choreography of the session's marquee budget, property tax, and school finance measures advanced Tuesday, April 30, with the House's approval of Senate Bill 2, the revenue cap plan opposed vociferously by local mayors, county judges, and other elected officials.
State Rep. Vikki Goodwin, D-Austin, introduced House Bill 2814 to the Legislature on March 1. It is a bill she said was inspired by a highway safety advocacy group called Safer71 based out of the Sweetwater area in western Travis County.
Operating in a Republican run Legislature that has been more interested in expanding gun rights, advocates for laws promoting firearm safety— including three Austin Democrats — said Tuesday that they have higher hopes for progress this session.
Vikki Goodwin, D-Austin, joined the Texas House of Representatives in January as a political freshman. While she can turn to her fellow House women, her real preparation for the job comes from her years as a longtime campaign volunteer and a mother of three biological children and two stepchildren. This is how she leads Texas.
Following her election in November, state Rep. Vikki Goodwin, D-Austin, said she was approached by constituents and traffic groups regarding how unsafe Texas 71, RM 620 and Bee Cave Road are in western Travis County. They asked for her help in looking for ways to make the roads safer.
Texas House Representative Vikki Goodwin joined the Westlake Chamber of Commerce today for their first Humanitarian Services Project of 2019 to benefit Central Texas Food Bank.
Impact Austin member and State Representative Vikki Goodwin believes we all have an obligation to serve our communities. Read about her inspiring perspective on service in this interview by Impact Austin.
Eanes ISD Superintendent Tom Leonard, State Senator Kirk Watson, State House Rep. Donna Howard and State House Rep. Vikki Goodwin were panelists at the Westlake Chamber of Commerce Community Luncheon, where they discussed state recapture.
Here in Texas, one state representative thinks it's such a problem - she wants to make a law about it to help the next generation. KXAN's Education reporter Tom Miller takes us in the classroom to learn about money.