About Senator Nichols

Representing the citizens of Texas State Senate District 3

First elected to the Texas Senate in 2007, Robert Nichols represents 19 counties including the greater part of East Texas and Montgomery County.

In the Texas Senate, Nichols currently serves as Chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee. Senator Nichols also serves on the Finance, Administration, and Business and Commerce Committees. He is a member of the Legislative Audit Committee and is serving his second term on the Sunset Advisory Commission. Nichols was named President Pro Tempore by his colleagues in the Texas Senate at the end of the 85th Legislative Session.

During his six sessions as a state senator, Nichols authored and passed legislation to protect landowners’ rights, increase educational opportunities in East Texas and reform transportation policies. He has also worked to reduce Medicaid fraud, and promote free-market principles. He was designated as a Top Legislator by Texas Insider, a Champion of Free Enterprise by the Texas Association of Business, a Courageous Conservative by the Texas Conservative Coalition, and a Top 10 Best Legislator for the 85th Legislative Session by Texas Monthly Magazine.

Before running for Senate, Nichols served as transportation commissioner for eight years where he established a reputation for increasing efficiency without compromising quality.

Nichols is a businessman from Jacksonville, Texas. In his hometown he served on city council, was elected mayor, built four successful manufacturing facilities, earned 32 U.S. patents and 128 foreign patents, as well as creating more than 900 jobs for East Texas families.

Working his way through college by selling fireworks and ironing clothes for other students, Nichols earned a bachelor’s degree from Lamar University in 1968. He married his high school sweetheart, Donna, and they are the proud parents of three children: Brittney, Joshua, and Collynn’rae. He is a member of the First United Methodist Church in Jacksonville.

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Today is National POW/MIA Recognition Day. Please join me in remembering those who were prisoners of war and those who are missing in action, as well as their families. May God bless you. ... See MoreSee Less

Today is National POW/MIA Recognition Day. Please join me in remembering those who were prisoners of war and those who are missing in action, as well as their families. May God bless you.

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Amen to that brothers and sisters.

God bless them

God bless them all, and the families that lost them. America needs to remember.

Thank you for reminding us, Senator Nichols, of the huge debt of gratitude that we owe to them and their families.

In 1971 I wore a bracelet with Trent Powers’ name on it who had been taken prisoner on the day of my father’s untimely death in the 60’s. Both tragedies I could never forget. And so many others we are indebted to.

Thanks for sharing this!

Very sad day for so many Families.....We can Never forget.

Salute.

We will never forget them. Bring them all home.

AMEN

They gave the most!!!!!!!

God bless them all, and the families that lost them. America needs to remember.

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Texans, please take heed of severe weather warnings, know their risk and be prepared. Tropical Depression Imelda is expected to bring heavy rainfall and flash flooding to portions of Southeast Texas through Thursday. For information on storm preparedness please visit: http://bit.ly/31xNoEX. For information regarding tropical systems, watches and warnings, please visit: http://bit.ly/31zi9cr.

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Hurricane Harvey put 16 inches of water in my house. Imelda so far has brought in almost 8 inches into my house. I have lived here for 20 years and NEVER had water in the house. Txdot is responsible for the flooding in the old eastgate area (686) of Liberty county. Before Harvey they "fixed" 686 by raising it up over 12 inches higher than it was. However they did not add any drainage. So on my side of the 686 the water is about 12 inches higher than it is on the other side of 686. This is directly caused by Txdot incompetency and lack of planning.

Thank you. For the warning.

The United States Air Force was founded on this day 72 years ago. Thank you to those who have served, and who are currently serving and protecting our freedom in the skies! ... See MoreSee Less

The United States Air Force was founded on this day 72 years ago. Thank you to those who have served, and who are currently serving and protecting our freedom in the skies!

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Happy Birthday to my service Alma.Mater. Aim High Air Force

Happy Birthday to the Air Force. It was a part of my young years.

Happy Birthday !!🎁🎉🎈🎊

Happy Birthday

Could not have done my job in Marine Aviaton Fire Control without the Air Force, Navy, Army, and Marines. Strength in teamwork.

Happy birthday

Amen Senator

Aim High. 1985-1993

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Phone: (903) 586-1200
Fax: (903) 586-7877
Email: info@nicholsforsenate.com

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 2347
Jacksonville, Texas 75766

Physical Address:
214 East Commerce Street
Jacksonville, Texas 75766

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Texas Sen. Robert Nichols is a devoted husband and father who shares our conservative East Texas values. Sen. Nichols cares deeply about Texas and our country.