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P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
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State Rep. John Zerwas (R-Richmond)

Current Rating

Previous Ratings on the Fiscal Responsibility Index

  • Career: F
  • 2017: F
  • 2015: F
  • 2013: F
  • 2011: C+

About State Rep. John Zerwas

John Zerwas is a physician from Richmond, Texas. He earned his BS degree from the University of Houston and his MD from the Baylor College of Medicine. He and his wife, Cindy, have four children. Representative Zerwas has served in the Texas House of Representatives since 2007.
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Rep. John Zerwas'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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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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