The following is a statement from Sen. Watson regarding the House Bill 3:
House Bill 3 will provide Austin ISD a significant boost in per-student funding while lowering our recapture payment to the...Read More
The Texas House of Representatives gave final approval on Friday night to bipartisan legislation that closes significant loopholes in the Texas Public Information Act.
Senate Bill 943 restores publ...Read More
The following is a statement from Sen. Watson regarding the Senate's approval of the school finance legislation:
House Bill 3, which is a sweeping school finance and property tax reduction bill, cl...Read More
Posted on May 7, 2019
With less than three weeks left in the 86th Legislature, the clock is ticking on an incredibly important school finance bill.
After a slow start, the Senate finally approved its version of House Bill 3 on Monday.
I was very active in the process to improve the legislation because it’s the most consequential piece of legislation we’ll consider this session. I offered a number of amendments aimed at fixing things I disagree with and improving parts that, while they may stay in the bill, the...Read More Share on Twitter Share on Facebook