State Senator Bob Deuell (R-Greenville)
Most recent rating on the Fiscal Responsibility Index: F
Cumulative rating on the Fiscal Responsibility Index: F
Bob Deuell has not signed the Taxpayer Protection Pledge.
Senate District 2
First elected in 2002
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Previous ratings on the Fiscal Responsibility Index:
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- Supported increasing the state budget far beyond reasonable levels while increasing legislators’ pensions (SB 1 House-Senate Conference Report, 83rd Legislature)
- Supported increasing taxes on smaller manufacturers at the behest of the larger manufacturers’ desire to stifle competition (HB 3536, 83rd Legislature)
- Supported endangering the state’s credit rating by drawing down $6 billion from the ESF for on-going expenditures (SJR 1, 83rd Legislature)
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Senator Deuell is a Family Physician from Greenville, Texas. He attended the University of North Texas and later earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology form George Mason University and his MD from Medical College of Virginia. He and his wife, Marilyn, have been married for over 40 years and have three children. Senator Deuell has served in the Texas Senate since 2003.
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