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Ron Simmons
State Representative, Texas House District 65

19 Jun Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments Off on REP. SIMMONS’ BILL AIMED TO HALT EXPANSION OF CAMELOT LANDFILL BECOMES LAW

REP. SIMMONS’ BILL AIMED TO HALT EXPANSION OF CAMELOT LANDFILL BECOMES LAW

REP. SIMMONS’ BILL AIMED TO HALT EXPANSION  OF CAMELOT LANDFILL BECOMES LAW

AUSTIN – House Bill 281, a bill introduced by State Representative Ron Simmons, became law on June 18, 2015. HB 281 allows the City of Lewisville to have a say before the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) can approve the permit to expand the Camelot Landfill. Representative Tan Parker joint authored HB 281 in […]

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05 Jun Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Capitol Comments: Volume II, Issue 21

Capitol Comments: Volume II, Issue 21

Capitol Comments: Volume II, Issue 21

End of Session Wrap-up The regular session of the 84th Legislature came to a close on June 1st having met for the constitutionally required 140 days.  Our Texas forefathers and those that have followed have shown great wisdom in making sure that we maintain a “citizen’s legislature” where private citizens serve as part time legislators and then […]

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02 Jun Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments Off on GOVERNOR ABBOTT SIGNS MAJOR TRANSPORTATION BILL

GOVERNOR ABBOTT SIGNS MAJOR TRANSPORTATION BILL

GOVERNOR ABBOTT SIGNS MAJOR TRANSPORTATION BILL

DALLAS – Governor Greg Abbott signed major transportation legislation, House Bill 20, into law on Tuesday, June 2, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. HB 20, introduced by State Representative Ron Simmons, Chairman for the House Transportation Subcommittee on Long-term Infrastructure Planning, enhances the accountability, objectivity, and transparency of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). “House Bill […]

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31 May Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments Off on MAJOR TRANSPORTATION RESOLUTION PASSED BY BOTH HOUSE AND SENATE

MAJOR TRANSPORTATION RESOLUTION PASSED BY BOTH HOUSE AND SENATE

MAJOR TRANSPORTATION RESOLUTION PASSED BY BOTH HOUSE AND SENATE

AUSTIN – The Texas House of Representatives adopted a resolution that would dedicate billions in additional transportation funding on Saturday, a day after the resolution’s conference committee report was adopted by the Senate. SJR 5 proposes a constitutional amendment dedicating certain motor vehicle sales, use, and rental tax revenue to the State Highway Fund. State […]

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