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P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0750

State Rep. Jay Dean (R-Longview)

Current Rating

Previous Ratings on the Fiscal Responsibility Index

  • Career: F
  • 2017: F

About State Rep. Jay Dean

Jay Dean is a business owner and former mayor of Longview. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University and President & CEO of Shale Flow Specialties. He and his wife Pokie have three girls.

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Rep. Jay Dean's Record

  • Pro-Taxpayer
  • Anti-Taxpayer
  • Absent
  • Speaker
  • Absent, Excused
  • Present, Not Voting
  • Not Applicable
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HR 4, Amendment 3 by Middleton: Providing term limits for the speaker and committee chairs in the House rules

House Record Vote: 8
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support Amendment
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HR 4, Amendment 4 by Stickland: Allowing citizen testimony at legislators' district offices

House Record Vote: 9
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support Amendment
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HB 234 by Krause: Protecting the rights of children to set up lemonade stands on private property

House Record Vote: 58
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 81 by Canales: More transparency over public funds spent on entertainment events

House Record Vote: 65
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 337 by Larson: Mandating emergency cutoff switches on motorboats

House Record Vote: 89
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 382 by Ortega: Permitting subsidized municipal utility bills

House Record Vote: 92
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 1, Motion to Table Amendment 30 by Coleman: Restoring attempted cut to corporate welfare spending on Hollywood

House Record Vote: 100
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose Amendment (Support Motion to Table)
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HB 1, Amendment 71 by Y. Davis: Increasing ease of signing up for government services

House Record Vote: 106
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose Amendment
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HB 1, Amendment 72 by Bucy: Seeking federal waiver to expand Medicaid

House Record Vote: 107
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose Amendment
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HB 1, Amendment 109 by Stickland: Defunding the Feral Hog Abatement Program

House Record Vote: 110
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support Amendment
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SB 500 by Zerwas: Spending ESF funds on ongoing expenses

House Record Vote: 113
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 1 by Zerwas: Budget increasing state spending by 16%

House Record Vote: 115
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 440 by Murphy: Restricting use of general obligation bonds

House Record Vote: 117
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 3, Amendment 7 by Sanford: Requiring efficiency audit before a school district can hold election to set tax rates

House Record Vote: 151
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support Amendment
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HB 3, Motion to Table Amendment 14 by Stickland: Striking incentive for optional 30-day instruction time during summer

House Record Vote: 152
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support Amendment (Oppose Motion to Table)
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HB 3, Amendment 16 by Howard: Spending education funds on child care services

House Record Vote: 154
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose Amendment
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HB 3, Amendment 21 by M. Gonzalez: Increasing spending on special education without reform

House Record Vote: 155
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose Amendment
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HB 3, Amendment 22 by Bernal: Mandatory spending on economically disadvantaged children

House Record Vote: 156
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose Amendment
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HB 3 by Huberty: Increased spending on public education without sufficient property tax relief and reform

House Record Vote: 159
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 2129 by Murphy: Reauthorizing Ch. 313 tax abatements

House Record Vote: 180
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 71 by Martinez: Creating a regional transit authority in the RGV

House Record Vote: 181
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 347 by P. King: Expanding forced annexation protections

House Record Vote: 183
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 2261 by Walle: Creating a physician loan repayment program

House Record Vote: 185
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 360 by Murphy: Reauthorizing local tax abatements

House Record Vote: 187
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 477 by Murphy: Ballot transparency for bond propositions

House Record Vote: 227
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 410 by White: Deregulating low volume livestock processing

House Record Vote: 228
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 2263 by Paddie: Removing ability of GLO to sell electricity

House Record Vote: 255
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 2016 by Guillen: Expanding types of wine available to sell under certain permits

House Record Vote: 270
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HJR 11 by M. Gonzalez: Authorizing more bonds for the TX Water Development Board

House Record Vote: 312
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 1065 by Ashby: Creating a rural physician grant program

House Record Vote: 313
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 19 by Price: Using school district resources for mental health

House Record Vote: 339
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 253 by Farrar: Using state resources for postpartum depression plan

House Record Vote: 341
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 10 by S. Thompson: Creating tax-funded mental health research institute

House Record Vote: 343
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HJR 5 by S. Thompson: Authorizing bonds for mental health research

House Record Vote: 344
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 800 by Howard: Adding contraceptives to CHIP

House Record Vote: 346
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 787 by S. Davis: Study on certification of music therapists

House Record Vote: 347
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 1894 by Goldman: Repealing criminal penalties against unregistered interior designers

House Record Vote: 348
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 766 by Huberty: Tuition carveout for police and firefighters

House Record Vote: 350
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 1000 by Paddie: Creating a rural "opportunity fund" tax credit

House Record Vote: 351
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 218 by Krause: Ban on prohibiting occupational license renewal due to student loan default

House Record Vote: 352
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 314 by Howard: Using education funds for child care

House Record Vote: 353
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 852 by Holland: Restricting excessive municipal permit fees

House Record Vote: 354
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 1802 by Bohac: More time to request arbitration against appraisal board

House Record Vote: 355
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 2137 by Burns: Handgun license fee carveout for retired police officers

House Record Vote: 360
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 1060 by C. Bell: Expanding types of notices for appraisal protest hearings

House Record Vote: 397
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 2755 by Price: Lifting cap on certain county/health district fees

House Record Vote: 411
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 80 by Ortega: Study on shortage of health professions

House Record Vote: 415
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HJR 12 by Zerwas: Authorizing more bonds for CPRIT

House Record Vote: 423
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 39 by Zerwas: Repealing time limits on grants by CPRIT

House Record Vote: 426
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 861 by Anchia: Protections from penalties/interest during ad valorem court appeal process

House Record Vote: 429
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 1896 by Phelan: Exempting TPWD from revenue-neutral regulation protections

House Record Vote: 430
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 2032 by J. Turner: State funds for health literacy plan

House Record Vote: 431
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 2968 by Frullo: Expanding THECB bonding authority for student loans

House Record Vote: 432
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 14 by Stucky: Student loan repayment assistance for peace officers

House Record Vote: 433
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 368 by Cain: Removing unconstitutional prohibition on use of legislative audio/visual material

House Record Vote: 436
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 2000 by C. Turner: Authorizing tuition revenue bonds for public university buildings

House Record Vote: 438
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 953 by K. King: Increasing cost of personnel for charter schools

House Record Vote: 439
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HJR 34 by Shine: Temporary appraisal exemption for disaster areas

House Record Vote: 504
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 2570 by Zerwas: Expanding grants offered by CPRIT

House Record Vote: 505
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 1997 by Geren: Authorizing sampling of distilled spirits by certain permit holders

House Record Vote: 534
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 20 by Capriglione: Increasing spending potential from ESF spillover revenue

House Record Vote: 548
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 1734 by Holland: Restricting proceeds from certain school district litigation to be used only in relation to original cause of litigation

House Record Vote: 553
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 284 by Perez: Requiring certain care providers to disclose if they are not state certified

House Record Vote: 555
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 1937 by Goldman: Franchise/insurance tax credits for low-income housing

House Record Vote: 558
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 1402 by Walle: Expanding eligibility for Texas State Affordable Housing Corp. programs

House Record Vote: 560
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 1669 by Lucio: Statewide plan for increasing workforce with mental health issues

House Record Vote: 561
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 2806 by Morrison: Creating Texas Music Incubator Rebate program

House Record Vote: 565
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 906 by S. Thompson: Creating task force to study public school mental health services

House Record Vote: 567
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 994, Motion to Table Amendment 2 by Stickland: Striking bracket to provide appraisal protest appeals in JP court statewide

House Record Vote: 598
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support Amendment (Oppose Motion to Table)
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HJR 151 by Huberty: Increasing distributions to Available School Fund without reforms

House Record Vote: 643
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 1186 by Kuempel: Progressive jackpot for pull-tab bingo games

House Record Vote: 644
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 916 by Guillen: Exempting rural transit districts from motor fuel taxes

House Record Vote: 647
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 2423 by C. Anderson: Public Utility Commission grants for broadband investment

House Record Vote: 648
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 2464 by Hernandez: Creating new permit for massage school students

House Record Vote: 652
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 2287 by Moody: Creating new municipal housing authority

House Record Vote: 656
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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SB 12 by Huffman: Additional spending on TRS without sufficient reforms

House Record Vote: 661
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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SB 658 by Zaffirini: Making temporary district/county clerk fee increases permanent

House Record Vote: 666
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HJR 145 by S. Davis (2nd Reading): Authorizing $4 billion from ESF to provide financial assistance to disaster-area political subdivisions

House Record Vote: 667
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 2496, Amendment 1 by Cole: Protecting religious organizations from historical landmark designations

House Record Vote: 668
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 2496 by Cyrier: Prohibiting most historic landmark designations on private property without owner consent

House Record Vote: 670
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 1545, Motion to Table Amendment 4 by Stickland: Eliminating retail permits for alcohol sales

House Record Vote: 671
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support Amendment (Oppose Motion to Table)
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HB 1545, Motion to Table Amendment 6 by Springer: Permitting beer/wine sales at 10:00 a.m. on Sundays

House Record Vote: 674
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support Amendment (Oppose Motion to Table)
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HB 1545, Motion to Table Amendment 8 by Rodriguez: Permitting craft breweries to sell for off-site consumption

House Record Vote: 676
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support Amendment (Oppose Motion to Table)
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HB 1545, Motion to Table Amendment 9 by Biedermann: Permitting distilleries to sell for off-site consumption on Sundays

House Record Vote: 677
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support Amendment (Oppose Motion to Table)
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HB 1545, Motion to Table Amendment 11 by Biedermann: Removing two-bottle purchase limit per person at wineries and distilleries

House Record Vote: 678
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support Amendment (Oppose Motion to Table)
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HB 274 by S. Davis: Disaster reinvestment and infrastructure revolving fund

House Record Vote: 680
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 4611 by Huberty: Increasing distributions to Available School Fund without reforms

House Record Vote: 681
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 4205 by Craddick: Including charter schools as an option for repurposing closed public school campuses

House Record Vote: 682
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HJR 145 by S. Davis (3rd Reading): Authorizing $750 million from GR to provide financial assistance to disaster-area political subdivisions

House Record Vote: 762
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 2439 by Phelan: Protections from burdensome municipal building codes

House Record Vote: 774
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 2100 by Cain: Protecting free speech on college campuses

House Record Vote: 779
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 1543 by Springer: Civil penalties for non-remission of taxes on out-of-state off-highway vehicle purchases

House Record Vote: 781
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 1865 by Landgraf: Fingerprint requirement for massage therapy licenses

House Record Vote: 782
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 985 by Parker: Prohibiting entities from considering union status for public-work projects

House Record Vote: 783
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 2845 by Canales: Landowner protections regarding wind power facilities

House Record Vote: 806
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 753 by Huffman: Minimum wage for community rehabilitation programs

House Record Vote: 816
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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SB 2, Motion to Table Amendment 9 by Ramos: Requiring disclosure of sales price of real property to appraisal district

House Record Vote: 820
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose Amendment (Support Motion to Table)
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SB 2, Motion to Table Amendment 20 by Calanni: Exempting emergency service districts from lower voter approval rate

House Record Vote: 821
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose Amendment (Support Motion to Table)
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SB 2, Motion to Table Amendment 26 by Goodwin: Setting property tax increase protections contingent on state funding levels of public education

House Record Vote: 824
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose Amendment (Support Motion to Table)
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SB 2, Motion to Table Amendment 29 by Rodriguez: Permitting governing body of local taxing entities to call an election increasing voter approval rate

House Record Vote: 826
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose Amendment (Support Motion to Table)
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SB 2, Motion to Table Amendment 34 by Rodriguez: Exempting economic development expenditures from calculation of voter approval rate

House Record Vote: 830
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose Amendment (Support Motion to Table)
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SB 2, Amendment 48 by Stickland: Eliminating contingency of reforms on passage of unrelated school finance bill

House Record Vote: 832
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support Amendment
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SB 2 by Burrows: Lowering rate triggering automatic elections to approve property tax increases

House Record Vote: 833
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 669 by K. King: Subsidizing broadband services in rural areas

House Record Vote: 847
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 133 by Canales: New regulations on businesses regarding employee tips

House Record Vote: 851
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 441 by Bernal: Subsidizing high school equivalency tests for adults

House Record Vote: 853
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 2048 by Zerwas: Repealing the Driver Responsibility Program

House Record Vote: 855
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 3118 by Schaefer: Banning titling of off-highway vehicles purchased out of state without remitting use tax

House Record Vote: 859
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 2402 by Geren: Expanding eligibility of Major Events Reimbursement Program

House Record Vote: 861
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 1131 by Cole: State financing assistance for school district debt

House Record Vote: 863
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 642 by Raney: Optional county transportation fee in Brazos County

House Record Vote: 865
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 1649 by Kuempel: Expanding light-duty motor vehicle purchase incentive program

House Record Vote: 868
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 3231 by Clardy: Preemption of certain local firearms and ammunition regulations

House Record Vote: 895
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 4296 by Schaefer: Waiving tradesman plumber license fee and registration requirements for certain high school students

House Record Vote: 926
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 1666 by Martinez: Optional county transportation fee in RGV

House Record Vote: 944
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 4003 by Sheffield: THECB study on shortage of primary care physicians

House Record Vote: 948
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 3668 by Walle: Grants to food banks for disaster response

House Record Vote: 949
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 2840 by Canales: Reforming public comment process for local government meetings

House Record Vote: 955
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 1563 by Nevarez: Licensing of export-import processing facilities

House Record Vote: 1026
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 4347 by Anchia: Expanding use of hotel occupancy taxes in multiple cities

House Record Vote: 1038
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 1968 by C. Anderson: Insurance mandate for craniofacial abnormalities

House Record Vote: 1047
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 1917 by Murphy: Creating new disaster response loan fund

House Record Vote: 1052
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 803 by Patterson: Increased transparency for toll entities

House Record Vote: 1060
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 649 by Zaffirini: Spending state funds on recycling promotion

House Record Vote: 1075
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 1495 by Toth: Mirroring problematic TEC statutes at the county level

House Record Vote: 1078
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 1342 by Leach: Easing ability to obtain occupational licenses based on criminal history

House Record Vote: 1081
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 2165 by Hernandez: Prohibiting retailers from pricing alcoholic beverages below wholesale cost

House Record Vote: 1082
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 1888 G. Bonnen: Reforming rolling polling laws

House Record Vote: 1091
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 1631, Amendment 1 by Martinez: Permitting existing red-light cameras to operate until contract expiration

House Record Vote: 1093
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose Amendment
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HB 1631 by Stickland: Banning red-light cameras

House Record Vote: 1094
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 2872 by Burrows: New tax on marketplace rental providers

House Record Vote: 1141
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 4132 by Rodriguez: Improving access to electronic public information

House Record Vote: 1147
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 4152 by Nevarez: Expanding hotel occupancy taxes for Big Bend National Park

House Record Vote: 1151
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 4228 by Nevarez: Expanding hotel occupancy taxes in Alpine

House Record Vote: 1152
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 29 by Minjarez: Eliminating referral requirement for physical therapy

House Record Vote: 1153
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 2858 by Toth: Statewide uniform swimming pool and spa code

House Record Vote: 1161
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 3511 by VanDeaver: Creating Commission on Texas Workforce of the Future

House Record Vote: 1164
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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SB 1152 by Hancock: Reducing municipal fees for telecom services

House Record Vote: 1167
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 1635 by Miller: Insurance mandate for early childhood intervention services

House Record Vote: 1183
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 3579 by Burrows: Expanding hotel occupancy taxes to online travel agencies

House Record Vote: 1214
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 2879 by Raney: Early literacy grant program to medical providers

House Record Vote: 1219
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 4413 by Buckley: Honoring out-of-state occupational licenses for military spouses

House Record Vote: 1223
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HJR 38 by Leach: Constitutional prohibition of an income tax

House Record Vote: 1243
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 1133 by Stickland: More flexibility regarding classroom size limits

House Record Vote: 1244
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 2101 by Capriglione: Regulating reroofing contractors

House Record Vote: 1245
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 2286 by Oliverson: Reducing state regulations on silencers, prohibiting state enforcement of federal regulations

House Record Vote: 1246
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 288 by S. Thompson: Increasing personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients

House Record Vote: 1249
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 769 by S. Davis: Requiring TEA Commissioner approval for certain superintendent termination agreements

House Record Vote: 1264
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 62 by Zerwas: Exempting public notice of commissioners court meetings during disasters or emergencies

House Record Vote: 1268
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 2288 by Moody: Expanding operation of El Paso municipal housing authority

House Record Vote: 1288
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 3738 by Goldman: Creating state-run website of daycare providers and parenting resources

House Record Vote: 1308
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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HB 744 by Rose: Expanding Medicaid eligibility for women after pregnancy

House Record Vote: 1322
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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SB 27 by Hughes: Protections from frivolous state regulatory action

House Record Vote: 1365
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 21, Motion to Table Amendment 5 by Holland: Exempting cigars from smoking age increase

House Record Vote: 1377
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support Amendment (Oppose Motion to Table)
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SB 21 by Huffman: Raising the legal smoking age to 21

House Record Vote: 1392
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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SB 2137 by Hinojosa: Expanding hotel occupancy tax in Edinburg

House Record Vote: 1417
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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SB 16 by Hancock: Student loan repayment assistance for peace officers

House Record Vote: 1454
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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SB 22 by Campbell: Banning sweetheart deals for abortion providers and affiliates

House Record Vote: 1500
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 18 by Huffman: Free speech protections on college campuses

House Record Vote: 1504
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 1978 by Hughes: Preventing state and local government discrimination based on an individual's religious beliefs

House Record Vote: 1513
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 29, Amendment 2 by Ashby: Limiting taxpayer-funded lobbying ban to only counties with 250,000 or more people

House Record Vote: 1514
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose Amendment
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SB 29, Amendment 1 by Middleton: Limiting taxpayer-funded lobbying ban to only cities and counties

House Record Vote: 1516
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose Amendment
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SB 37 by Zaffirini: Prohibiting denial of occupational license renewal because of student loan default

House Record Vote: 1522
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 2182 by Nelson: Expanding eligibility of Major Events Reimbursement Program

House Record Vote: 1527
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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SJR 79 by Lucio: Authorizing more bonds for Texas Water Development Board

House Record Vote: 1587
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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SB 2452 by Lucio: Spending new debt taken out by Texas Water Development Board

House Record Vote: 1627
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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SB 1757 by Creighton: Expanding student loan repayment assistance to math and science scholars

House Record Vote: 1649
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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SB 30 by Birdwell: Requiring separate propositions for bond elections

House Record Vote: 1655
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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SB 511 by Rodriguez: Creating civil penalty for installing unsafe tires

House Record Vote: 1658
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Oppose
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SB 1995 by Birdwell: Occupational license review division

House Record Vote: 1671
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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HB 170 by Bernal (L&C): Insurance mandate for mammography coverage

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HB 217 by Gervin-Hawkins (L&C): Insurance mandate for hair prostheses

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HB 279 by Craddick (L&C): Sales tax for Midland County Hospital District

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HB 294 by K. King (L&C): Incumbent protection for Muleshoe Area Hospital District

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HB 676 by Guillen (L&C): Expanding preferential treatment in state hiring practices

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HB 951 by Stucky (L&C): Creating tourism district in Denton

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HB 1120 by Miller (L&C): Expanding power of county assistance districts

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HB 1152 by Bernal (L&C): Expanding price-controlled items during declared disaster

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HB 1174 by Reynolds (L&C): Authorizing loans from a county assistance district

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HB 1277 by Perez (L&C): Creating new wellness center fee at UH-Downtown

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HB 1417 by Clardy (L&C): Creating tourism district in Nacogdoches

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HB 1439 by Pacheco (L&C): New intercollegiate athletics fee at Texas A&M-San Antonio

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HB 1474 by Anderson (L&C): Creating tourism district in Waco

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HB 1488 by Harless (L&C): Recreational facilities for a Harris County MUD

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HB 1516 by Coleman (L&C): Removing expiration of athletics fee at Texas Southern University

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HB 1633 by Kuempel (L&C): Expanding hotel occupancy taxes in Wilson County

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HB 1790 by Guillen (L&C): Increasing revenue for lottery promotion

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HB 2091 by Ortega (L&C): Uncapping expenses on Medicaid community health workers

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HB 2199 by T. King (L&C): Expanding hotel occupancy taxes in Carizzo Springs

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HB 2272 by Guillen (L&C): Expanding hotel occupancy taxes in Jim Hogg County

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HB 2646 by Gutierrez (L&C): Land bank program for Texas State Affordable Housing Corp.

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HB 2658 by Julie Johnson (L&C): Insurance mandate for hearing aids

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HB 2680 by Schaefer (L&C): Increasing recreational fee at UT-Tyler

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HB 2718 by C. Turner (L&C): Increasing student union fees at UT-Arlington

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HB 3312 by Morrison (L&C): Creating wellness center fee at UH-Victoria

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HB 3356 by Bucy (L&C): Expanding hotel occupancy taxes in Cedar Park

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HB 3984 by Leach (L&C): Insurance mandate for scalp cooling

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HB 4158 by Zweiner (L&C): Expanding hotel occupancy taxes for dark skies

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HB 4182 by Sherman (L&C): New intercollegiate athletics fee at UNT-Dallas

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HB 4420 by Anchia (L&C): Insurance mandate for disposition of fetal remains

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HB 4753 by Lopez (L&C): Study of cost of child care

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SB 320 by Flores (L&C): Expanding hotel occupancy taxes in Pearsall

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SB 385 by Nelson (L&C): Creating tourism district in Frisco

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SB 386 by Nelson (L&C): Creating tourism district in Denton

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SB 642 by Johnson (L&C): Creating tourism district in Irving

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SB 1262 by Johnson (L&C): Expanding hotel occupancy taxes in Garland

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SB 2208 by Nichols (L&C): Expanding hotel occupancy taxes in Orange County

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SB 548 by Birdwell: Reforming the TEC complaint process

Senate Journal Page: 616
Pro-Taxpayer Position: Support
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BillSponsorship Credit

House Sponsorship: Ballot Transparency

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House Sponsorship: Ban Red-Light Cameras

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House Sponsorship: Constitutional Campuses

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House Sponsorship: End Corporate Handout Programs

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House Sponsorship: Enhance Taxpayer Protections

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House Sponsorship: Forced Annexation Reform

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House Sponsorship: Let Texans Vote on Excessive Tax Hikes

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House Sponsorship: Local Liberty

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House Sponsorship: Occupational Licensing Reform

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House Sponsorship: Repeal Revenue Generating Fees

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House Sponsorship: Rollback Burdensome Regulations

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House Sponsorship: Transparency for Local Officials Voting Records

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House Sponsorship: Uniform Polling Locations, Reform Rolling Polling

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