By Representative Kyle Biedermann The 87th Texas Legislative Session begins in January and I believe it will be one of the most difficult we’ve had in decades. Covid-19 is having a dramatic effect on all of us and we do not yet know how extensive this pandemic will affect the state budget, and in turn, public education funding in Texas. The potential reduction to the education budget next session comes…
Yesterday, Rep. Biedermann sent a letter to all our local leaders in HD 73 and Governor Abbott asking them to work together to provide some property tax relief for our shared constituency. Biedermann said, “Texas has seen historic unemployment and the devaluing of our natural resources that fund our government. The citizens that we all represent are losing their jobs, and those who have jobs are seeing their wages significantly…
April 21st, 2020 Representative Biedermann Comments on Speaker Bonnen Giving Democrats More Influence Over the Texas Budget FREDERICKSBURG, TX – On Monday it was announced that Speaker Bonnen removed Drew Darby, a Republican critic of the Speaker, from his position on the Legislative Budget Board. Much to the surprise of some Republicans, Bonnen appointed a liberal Democrat, Mary Gonzalez, to replace Darby. On Tuesday, Representative Biedermann commented on Speaker Bonnen’s…
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