Promises Made. Promises Kept!

June 19, 2017

Fellow Patriot! I am proud to announce that, by sticking to our guns, we have forced the legislature to make serious steps towards enacting our conservative agenda! These are the things we accomplished by sticking by our principles this session: Sanctity of Life: As co-author of SB-8, we delivered several substantial pro-life victories this session, including: Banning partial-birth abortions and prohibiting the sale of fetal tissues and organs (this was…

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OPED: Biedermann Weighs In On School Finance

June 17, 2017

(6/17/17) — While I am not a career politician, it is my honor to represent this amazing district.  In just a few short months we have assembled dozens of citizen advisory councils representing many issues that are relevant to our community. Educating our children and supporting our teachers is at the top of my agenda. This is why I was dismayed to hear about a recent meeting, of which I…

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Rep. Biedermann Explains Vote On School Finance Bill (HB 21)

April 21, 2017

This week, the Texas house passed HB 21, Chairman Huberty’s school finance bill. There were only 16 no votes on the measure, and I was one of those no votes. Here’s why: – If you will recall, I voted against the budget a few weeks ago based in part on the possibility of HB 21 passing and the effect it would have on the budget. In order to fund the…

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Rep. Biedermann’s Advisory Councils Meet in New Braunfels for Legislative Update and End of Session Goal Planning

April 15, 2017

Austin, TX (04/15/17) —  Representative Kyle Biedermann recently held an all day advisory council meeting with constituents in Honors Hall at the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce. The representative established  advisory councils last fall to better understand the needs and the issues facing house district 73. There are a total of 15 different councils to include education, transportation, property rights, deer and elk, faith and family, and more. “It was…

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Kyle Biedermann Introduces Legislation To Give Much Needed Relief To Local School Districts

March 17, 2017

Austin, TX (03/17/2017) — This week, Representative Biedermann (R- Fredericksburg) introduced House Bill 3759, legislation created to cut down on the number of unfunded mandates limiting Texas school districts. The legislation would repeal many current educational mandates for which the legislature has not appropriated money estimated to be sufficient to meet the expenditure required by the mandate. “I fundamentally disagree with a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach when it comes to our public…

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Rep. Biedermann Introduces Hiring Freeze Bill

March 8, 2017

Austin, TX (03/09/2017) —  Today, Representative Kyle Biedermann (R- Fredericksburg) filed HB 3362, a piece of legislation proposing the enactment of a hiring freeze for non-essential government employees. In his state of the state address, Governor Abbott himself called for an immediate hiring freeze on state agencies. Speaking to the full house, the governor said, “Just as families have to balance needs versus wants, so must we.” The governor continued,…

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Rep. Biedermann Introduces Interstate Border Security Legislation

February 21, 2017

Austin, TX (02/21/17) —  Today, Representative Kyle Biedermann (R- Fredericksburg) filed a piece of legislation (HB 2137) to form an Interstate Border Security Compact. The bill would allow the State of Texas to enforce federal immigration law, ensuring the safety of its citizens. The United State Constitution, Article 1, Section 10, provides states with the authority to create interstate compacts allowing them to act outside of the constraints of the…

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Representative Kyle Biedermann Receives Committee Assignments for 85th Legislative Session

February 14, 2017

Austin, TX (02/14/2017) — Last week, the Speaker of the Texas House announced committee assignments for the 85th Legislative Session. State Representative Kyle Biedermann has been appointed to the County Affairs Committee as well as the Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Committee. “Being able to roll up my sleeves and go shoulder to shoulder with our local officials and communities is the most exciting part of this job. All issues…

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Biedermann: A thorn in the side of political correctness

February 8, 2017

As a new Legislator, I have hit the ground running.  My office has been working hand in hand with the community and statewide leaders to develop solutions on Border Security, Water, the Local Economy, Education, Transportation and more. In a short period of time we are having a tremendous impact and pushing forward a number of policy proposals on the issues my constituents have told me are critical. During the…

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Statement From State Rep. Kyle Biedermann

January 31, 2017

Austin, TX (01/31/2017) —  State Representative Kyle Biedermann issued the following statement. “Our liberties and our borders must both remain secure. I am against any discrimination based upon religion, race or gender. Civil rights should be protected for all citizens of the United States. A secure border is not just beneficial, but necessary for both immigrants and citizens of a thriving republic,” said State Representative Kyle Biedermann. ###

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