About Senator Nichols

Representing the citizens of Texas State Senate District 3

First elected to the Texas Senate in 2006, 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, Business and Commerce, Criminal Justice, and Local Government Committees, and the Select Committee on Redistricting. He is a member of the Texas Judicial Selection Commission, the Legislative Audit Committee and a former Vice-Chair of the Sunset Advisory Commission.

During his seven 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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Earlier today, I welcomed student leaders from Angelina College and Trinity Valley Community College at my capitol office. It's always a pleasure to see visitors from East Texas, especially the bright minds of our future generations. Thanks for coming by! ... See MoreSee Less

Earlier today, I welcomed student leaders from Angelina College and Trinity Valley Community College at my capitol office. Its always a pleasure to see visitors from East Texas, especially the bright minds of our future generations. Thanks for coming by!Image attachment

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Can’t wait to see you on Tuesday!

Tommy G. Nolley

I'm honored Lt. Governor Dan Patrick reappointed me to chair the Senate Transportation Committee and reappointed me to the Senate Finance, Business and Commerce, Local Government, and Redistricting Committees. It is an honor to serve on these committees and I look forward to working with my Senate colleagues on a variety of issues during this session. As always, I will continue to be a strong voice for East and Southeast Texas. ... See MoreSee Less

Im honored Lt. Governor  Dan Patrick reappointed me to chair the Senate Transportation Committee and reappointed me to the Senate Finance, Business and Commerce, Local Government, and Redistricting Committees. It is an honor to serve on these committees and I look forward to working with my Senate colleagues on a variety of issues during this session. As always, I will continue to be a strong voice for East and Southeast Texas.

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You are the best man for the job for sure. Congratulations

Thank you for giving your time to serve our great state

Congratulations. Look forward to seeing you.

Congratulations Robert.

Thank you for all your hard work for our state!

Thank you for serving.

Congratulations, and thank you for serving!

Congratulations Robert and thank you .

Congratulations

Congrats, now can you maybe look into getting the roads repaired in south San jacinto county, please? Thank you!

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Congratulations!!!

Congratulations!

Congratulations! I'm saving this letter for the Legislator's Exhibit.

They know a good man when they see one!

Texas Educators need YOUR help... 📓If you have kids in 🍎 public education 👩‍🏫If you are an educator in public schools or work for a public school 🎓If you support public education I beg you to get active in politics! It is no secret that the state of Texas is facing a teacher shortage crisis! Governor Abbot created a task force to address a serious issue facing Texas public schools: ✏️Where are the Teachers? ✏️Why are teachers leaving the field in record numbers? ✏️Why are universities shutting down their education prep programs? ✏️Why do young people not want to enter the field? Sure there are numerous answers to the above questions but one of the main issues and answers to solve the problems is ➡️ TEACHER PAY. 💰 I encourage you to write 📝 your representatives 👨‍⚖️ to encourage the passage of a public education raise increase. Let's work together to save public education. 🍎

Thank you for serving our community.

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CONTACT

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

MEET ROBERT NICHOLS

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.