- October 14, 2023 - Elected to the Louisiana Senate (District 13) receiving 65% of the vote to defeat Buddy Mincey.
- 2023 - Received a 100% Pro-Life Voting Record with Louisiana Right to Life.
- 1 of only 19 to vote against breaking the spending cap (SCR3 2023)
- Moved to and voted in favor of moving forward (House - Civil Law and Procedure Committee) HB537 prohibiting foreign ownership of immovable property. (Video 42:10) May 15, 2023
- Voted to favorably report as amended (House – Administration of Criminal Justice Committee) Danny McCormick’s HB131 on Constitutional Carry. (Video 1:02:35) May 16, 2023
- Introduced HB68 (2023) to authorize an elective course on the history and literature of the Bible to be offered in public high schools
- Introduced HB86 (2023) to provide relative to liability of professional school board and approved nonpublic school employees
- Co-sponsored HB102 (2023) to require parish and municipal libraries to adopt and implement a policy relative to a minor's access to sexually explicit materials
- Co-sponsored HB158 (2023) to limit civil liability for refusal to mandate vaccinations for COVID-19 or other pandemic diseases and prohibits the denial of business permits and professional licenses for failure to mandate such vaccines
- Introduced HB360 (2023) to require the governing authority of Livingston Parish to increase the membership of the Livingston Parish Library Board of Control from seven to nine members
- Co-sponsored HB372 (2023) to provide that the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization do not have jurisdiction in this state
- Introduced HB537 (2023) to prohibit the purchase, lease, or otherwise acquisition of immovable property by foreign adversaries or persons connected with a foreign adversary
- Introduced HB615 (2023) to assess fees on remittances of money to foreign countries through services regulated by the office of financial institutions and dedicates fee proceeds to salary increases for public school teachers and to costs of English as a second language programs in La. public schools
- Introduced HB628 (2023) to require the governing authority of Livingston Parish to increase the membership of the Livingston Parish Library Board of Control from seven to nine members
- Introduced HR13 (2023) requesting school-level reporting by public elementary, secondary, and postsecondary schools relative to programs and activities related to critical race theory; diversity, equity, and inclusion; or transformative social emotional learning
- Introduced HB279 (2022) to provide for the appointment of poll watchers by the state central committee of certain political parties
- Introduced HB342 (2022) to prohibit financial institutions from denying financial services to a person based upon a person's political affiliation or any environmental, social, or governmental credit factors
- Introduced HB354 (2022) to prohibit parish and municipal governments from requiring a person to prove or disclose his medical status related to diseases as a condition of participating in a constitutionally protected activity
- Introduced HB401 (2022) to require the governing authority of each public high school offering American history and civics as prerequisites to graduation to include specified information regarding the founding principles of the U.S. in such courses
- Introduced HB808 (2022) to expand the Parents' Bill of Rights for Public Schools by adding that parents have the right that a school shall not discriminate against their children by teaching that they are oppressed or oppressors based on their race or national origin
- Introduced HB821 (2022) to require rejection of bids on supply contracts from companies domiciled in Russia or Communist countries and authorizes rejection of bids on supply contracts when one or more component parts of the supplied goods are manufactured in Russia or a Communist country
- Introduced HB929 (2022) to provide the state content standards for the subject of social studies in grades kindergarten through 12
- Introduced HB1056 (2022) to redefine the requirements for persons permitted to register or vote, including the requirement that the be a citizen of the U.S.
- Introduced HR189 (2022) requesting local governments to stop requiring proof of medical status as a condition for participation in constitutionally protected activities
- Introduced HR246 (2022) to create the Environmental, Social, and Governance Criteria Study Group to study and make recommendations regarding regulation of the use of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria in lending and investment practices
- (2022) Publicly declared inappropriate materials have no place in the children's section of public libraries
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