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Rep. Biedermann Lays Out Quarry Bill, HB 2781 to Committee

April 9, 2019

“Yes­ter­day, I laid out one of my quar­ry bills, HB 2871, in the Ener­gy Resources Com­mit­tee. HB 2871 would move over­sight of the per­mit­ting process of rock quar­ries from the TCEQ to the Texas Rail­road Com­mis­sion. This bill is com­­mon-sense leg­is­la­tion and will pro­vide long term pro­tec­tions for pri­vate prop­er­ty own­ers liv­ing near rock quar­ries, as well more effec­tive over­sight of the indus­try by the Rail­road Com­mis­sion. Thank you so…

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Rep. Biedermann Helps Pass HB 347 To Expand Protections From Involuntary Annexations

April 8, 2019

“Today, I helped pass HB 347 after it was vot­ed out of my Land and Resource Man­age­ment Com­mit­tee on March 26th. This bill will expand pro­tec­tions from invol­un­tary annex­a­tion for small­er munic­i­pal­i­ties. I am a strong believ­er in giv­ing a voice to the peo­ple to approve their annex­a­tion. “- State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Kyle Biedermann 

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Rep. Biedermann Honors State Board of Education Member Mercer

April 6, 2019

“I filed HCR 130 to hon­or For­mer State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive and cur­rent State Board of Edu­ca­tion Mem­ber Ken Mer­cer (Top row, third from left) on the House Floor on his retire­ment after 34 years at USAA. Ken has been an out­stand­ing pub­lic ser­vant. Bar­bi and I wish him well in his retire­ment from USAA, and I look for­ward to con­tin­u­ing to work with him in his role as a State Board…

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Rep. Biedermann to Lay Out Quarry Bill, HB 2781, on Monday

April 5, 2019

“One of my quar­ry bills,HB 2871, will be laid out in the Ener­gy Resources Com­mit­tee on Mon­day April 8th at 2pm. HB 2871 would move over­sight of the per­mit­ting process of rock quar­ries from the TCEQ to the Texas Rail­road Com­mis­sion. This bill is sup­port­ed by envi­ron­men­tal groups in the Hill Coun­try. We need your sup­port to tes­ti­fy in favor of this bill on Mon­day. See you at the Capitol.”-…

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Rep. Biedermann Votes Yes On School Finance Bill, Wants Long-Term Solutions

April 4, 2019

“Although not a per­fect bill, I vot­ed yes on HB 3, the school finance reform bill. HB 3 is a start that increas­es the basic allot­ment, tem­porar­i­ly com­press­es the tax rate, as well as grants some relief to Robin Hood school dis­tricts. A large take­away from HB 3, is it will grant Robin Hood school dis­tricts in Comal, Kendall and Gille­spie Coun­ties relief from recap­ture pay­ments, with some dis­tricts keeping…

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Rep. Biedermann Supports Retired Teachers, Staff Hosts Meeting

April 3, 2019

“I am proud to sup­port Texas Retired Teach­ers. My staff spoke at the Texas Retired Teach­ers Asso­ci­a­tion (TRTA) ral­ly on the lawn of the Capi­tol, and with groups in our office. I have vot­ed for every bill that helps retired teach­ers, includ­ing vot­ing last week to give retired teach­ers a 13th check every year.  Also, thank you to the Gille­spie Coun­ty Retired Teach­ers Asso­ci­a­tion for your sup­port. We enjoyed meet­ing with…

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Rep. Biedermann Lays out HB 4306, Border Security Bill, in Committee

April 3, 2019

“This morn­ing, I laid out HB 4306, my bor­der secu­ri­ty bill in the State Affairs Com­mit­tee. Thank you to every­one who tes­ti­fied in sup­port of my bill, includ­ing the May­or of Lare­do, Pete Saenz. This is crit­i­cal leg­is­la­tion for the State of Texas.”- State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Kyle Biedermann 

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Rep. Biedermann Lays Out Two Bills in Committee Today

April 2, 2019

“Today, I laid out two of my bills. HB 2590 was heard by my Com­mit­tee, Land and Resource Man­age­ment, and will strength­en the appli­ca­tion for Munic­i­pal Util­i­ty Dis­tricts, as well as ensure col­lab­o­ra­tion between the coun­ties in the Hill Coun­try PGMA and devel­op­ers to pro­tect our water resources. HB 1836, was pre­sent­ed in the Cul­ture, Recre­ation and Tourism Com­mit­tee, and cre­ates a mora­to­ri­um on mov­ing the Alamo Ceno­taph. Thank you…

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Rep. Biedermann Votes To Expand Protections From Involuntary Annexation

April 2, 2019

“In our recent Land and Resource Man­age­ment meet­ing, I vot­ed yes on HB 347, which would expand pro­tec­tions from invol­un­tary annex­a­tion for small­er munic­i­pal­i­ties, elim­i­nat­ing the two tier sys­tem in place now. I am a strong believ­er in giv­ing a voice to the peo­ple. HB 347 passed out of our com­mit­tee by unan­i­mous vote of 7–0. “- State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Kyle Biedermann

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Rep. Biedermann To Lay Out Three Bills in Committee This Week

April 1, 2019

“Three of my bills are sched­uled for pub­lic hear­ings this week. Tomor­row, HB 2590, my bill to strength­en the appli­ca­tion for Munic­i­pal Util­i­ty Dis­tricts, as well as grant coun­ties more author­i­ty over den­si­ty, will be pre­sent­ed in my com­mit­tee, Land and Resource Man­age­ment.  Also tomor­row, HB 1836, my bill to not move the Alamo Ceno­taph, will be laid out in the Cul­ture, Recre­ation and Tourism Com­mit­tee.  On Wednes­day, HB 4306, my…

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