My five cents… A weekly column from Sen. Robert Nichols

This week the Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 5, a bill I authored that would address
broadband access across the state. I appreciate the support of my colleagues and the leadership
from the House author Rep. Trent Ashby.
Here are five things happening around your state:
1. Texas Department of Transportation offering Project Celebration grants
The Texas Department of Transportation is offering $750 mini-grants to high schools for


The lowly button has been around for centuries. In modern clothing and
fashion design, a button is a small fastener, now most commonly made of
plastic. They are found on almost all types of clothing from dresses, shirts,
blue jeans, and even suits.
Buttons made of seashells have been found that date back to around 2000 BC.
Some buttons used more as an ornament than as a fastening device, have
been found which dated back about 5,000 years.

Things to Consider

In the spirit of Christ, I pray that all is well with your soul. Times have surely changed since the time that
our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ walked in a fleshly body. Many customs have changed, even the way
that we hear the word of God has changed, not to exclude the content of His word. The zeal of the people
delivering the word to the world seems to have fallen into the content of pleasing the people and not God.