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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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Gov. Abbott Supports Rep. Biedermann’s Border Security Bill

March 30, 2019

“I spoke with Gov­er­nor Abbott and Chair­man Pon­cho Nevárez, from Eagle Pass, on the House Floor this week about my bor­der secu­ri­ty bill, HB 4306. The bill would cre­ate a fund for the Gov­er­nor to over­see bor­der secu­ri­ty improve­ments and enhance­ments. This bill is sup­port­ed by Democ­rats who rep­re­sent the Texas bor­der.  HB 4306 has been fast-tracked and will be heard by the State Affairs Com­mit­tee next Wednes­day April 3rd.”-…

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Rep. Biedermann Statement on House Budget, Teacher Retirement

March 29, 2019

“I am proud of fel­low Texas Free­dom Cau­cus Mem­bers for pass­ing bud­get amend­ments that I vot­ed for this week. Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Matt Sha­heen’s amend­ment would guar­an­tee a min­i­mum of $2.7 bil­lion dol­lars of prop­er­ty tax relief, while Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Matt Krause’s amend­ment pro­vides $95 mil­lion to fund alter­na­tives to abor­tion pro­grams, which would help preg­nant women and adop­tive par­ents. I am still not hap­py with the amount of mon­ey that this bud­get spends. How­ev­er, this is not…

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Rep. Biedermann Speaks at Texans For Vaccine Choice Panel

March 27, 2019

“Thank you to Tex­ans for Vac­cine Choice for invit­ing me to speak this morn­ing at their Free­dom Fight State of the State pan­el at the Capi­tol. Gov­ern­ment should­n’t man­date your chil­dren’s vac­ci­na­tions, and I sup­port TFVC and their efforts in Texas.”- State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Kyle Biedermann

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