Besides supporting and helping to pass tougher laws against cattle rustling, Lois has been directly involved in shaping environmental policies as a member of the Governor’s Clean Coal Technology Council. As an avid fisherman and hunter, she’s eager to face our state’s environmental challenges head-on.

 


 

 

 

It's YOUR Government

Welcome to your Capitol Office. Our team is hard at work for you in Austin Monday – Friday from 9 am – 5 pm. We are ready to assist you and to make state government more accessible and effective. It can be difficult to locate the right person at any state agency—our team has built the relationships to help you cut through the red tape. Call on us at 979-251-7888 or email me at lois.kolkhorst@house.state.tx.us and let us serve you today.

Coming to Austin? Are you a teacher that wants to schedule a field trip? Our office can help plan your trip to your State Capitol.

We can:

  • Schedule guided tours
  • Provide educational packets for students
  • Coordinate group photos
Our Capitol staff would love to meet you—come by and see us in the Capitol and sign our guest book.

Are you interested in a specific piece of legislation? Learn more about my legislative package and any bill filed during this Spring’s 80th Legislative Session, by visiting the Legislature’s Web site at www.capitol.state.tx.us. You can see information about any bill such as its text, fiscal note, bill analysis, author(s), as well as all actions taken on the bill and any record votes that were cast.

It is an honor to serve you in Austin. Call on us at any time and come by and visit us at your Capitol Office!

To order a Texas Flag to be flown over the Texas State Capitol:

  • Contact our Capitol office via email, phone or mail.
  • Designate which size and type of flag you would like (the most commonly ordered are the 3×5 nylon which is $15.85 and the 3×5 cotton which is $15.35)
  • Checks should be made payable to the House of Representatives.
  • Accompanying the flag is a certificate denoting the name of the individual(s) or group in whose honor the flag is flown, the date that it was flown and the occasion for which it was flown. Please include this information in your correspondence with our office as well as the address where the flag is to be sent.
To set up a tour of your State Capitol
  • Please contact our Capitol office and provide the following information:
    • Date of tour
    • How many will be in attendance.
    • Time that you would like for the tour to be scheduled.
    • Contact information
  • You may also call the Tour Guide Office directly at 512-305-8400.

To set up a school visit

  • Please contact our Capitol office and provide the following information:
    • Date of tour
    • Number of students touring the Capitol (Our office is happy to provide bags containing a variety of information about our state for each child in attendance.)
    • Special needs if any

To coordinate a group photo

  • Please contact our Capitol office and provide the following information:
    • Date of visit
    • How many people in group
    • Where will you meet the photographer. Our team can make suggestions based on the size of your group
    • Address where you would like the photo mailed
    • Special needs if any

 

 

 

    
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