|Texas House of Representatives District 93|
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Pierson is the Owner and Chief Executive Officer of Expedited Recovery. She has worked as Vice President of Business Development for the Henry S. Miller Company, and as a realtor.
Pierson served on the Arlington City Council from 1989-1997, and was a member of the Arlington Planning and Zoning Commission. She is a life member of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce, founder of Arlington's Alliance for Children, and member of the First Christian Church.
On her website Pierson lists a number of issues and her positions:
- Protecting Children - "Paula co-authored Jessica's Law, a bipartisan bill which strengthens penalties for criminals who commit sex crimes against children. Paula also co-founded the Alliance for Children, which has been a safe haven for more than 20,000 abused children."
- Lowering Electric Rates - "Paula is working to lower electric rates and to keep the big utility companies from price gouging consumers and small businesses."
- Raising Education Standards - "our State Legislature has failed to pass a school finance plan that adequately funds our public schools. Paula is fighting to make quality public education the legislature's top priority."
- Securing Our Borders - "Paula voted for over $100 million in new funding to protect our borders and to increase penalties on employers who hire and exploit illegal immigrants."
- Reducing Healthcare Costs - "Texas businesses and families are paying skyrocketing health care premiums because the cost of treating the uninsured gets passed on to patients who have insurance. Paula is the founder and CEO of a company that helps hospitals deal with the crisis of the uninsured."
- HB 329 - Relating to the guaranteed level of state and local funds for the instructional facilities allotment and the existing debt allotment under the public school finance system.
- HB 1795 - Relating to newborn screening and the creation of the Newborn Screening Advisory Committee.
- HB 1880 - Relating to an enhanced penalty for an operator who commits certain traffic offenses while using a wireless communication device to read, write, or send a text-based communication.
- HB 2277 - Relating to civil liability for selling or serving alcoholic beverages.
On November 4, 2008, Pierson won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas's 93rd District, defeating Bill Burch (R) and Colin Sewards (L). Pierson received 27,538 votes in the election while Burch received 19,582 votes, and Sewards received 1,011 votes. Pierson raised $288,766 for her campaign; Burch raised $87,420.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 93|
|Paula Pierson (D)||27,538||57.21%|
|Bill Burch (R)||19,582||40.68%|
|Colin Sewards (L)||1,011||2.10%|
Pierson raised $331,573 for her campaign while Goodman raised $478,378 and Koch raised $0.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 92 (2006)|
|Paula Pierson (R)||10,936|
|Toby Goodman (R)||10,349|
|Max W. Koch, III (L)||759|
Her five largest contributors in 2010 are:
|Texas Values in Action Coalition||$15,000|
|Mostyn, John Steven||$10,000|
|Texans for Better Education||$5,000|
In the 2008 election, Pierson raised a total of $288,766.
Her five largest contributors in 2008 were:
|House Democratic Campaign CMTE||$10,000|
|Texas Values in Action Coalition||$8,300|
|Texas Trial Lawyers Association||$5,500|
In the 2006 election, Pierson raised a total of $331,573.
Her five largest contributors in 2006 were:
|Texas Values in Action Coalition/TEXVAC||$28,742|
|House Democratic Campaign CMTE of Texas||$17,100|
|Texas State Teachers Association||$10,000|
|Texas Democratic Women||$8,115|
- Paula Pierson's campaign website (dead link)
- Texas House of Representatives - Rep. Pierson (dead link)
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Official Campaign Contributions
- Follow The Money, Campaign Contributions: 20102008, 2006
- Freedom Speaks profile
- Texas State Directory profile
- Texas Political Almanac HD 93 page
- Texas Tribune profile & bio
- Vote-TX.org profile
- State Surge profile (timed out)
- Paula Pierson on Facebook
- Paula Pierson on Twitter
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Pierson
- Paula Pierson Issues
- Texas Legislature - Bills Authored/Joint Authored by Rep. Pierson
- Official Texas Election Results (timed out)
- Texas Secretary of State, "1992 - Current Election History," accessed February 24, 2014
- District 93 Texas House candidate funds, 2008
- Texas House official election results for 2006
- District 92 Texas House candidate funds, 2006
- Follow the Money - 2010 contributions to Paula Pierson
- Follow the Money, "2008 contributions," accessed November 20, 2014
- Follow the Money, "2006 Campaign contributions," accessed December 31, 2014
|Texas House District 93
| Succeeded by|
Barbara Nash (R)
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