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Rep. Jared Patterson Joint Authors Bill for Property Tax Relief

Rep. Jared Patterson Joint Authors Bill for Property Tax Relief

March 14, 2019

Representative Jared Patterson has joined bill author Representative Tom Oliverson M.D. to file monumental legislation addressing property taxes. HB 2537 would allocate ninety percent of the state revenue surplus toward offsetting the…

Rep. Jared Patterson Authors Monumental School Finance Legislation

Rep. Jared Patterson Authors Monumental School Finance Legislation

March 5, 2019

Representative Jared Patterson today authored House Bill 3, comprehensive legislation to fundamentally transform the public school finance system in Texas. Following the bill’s filing, Rep. Patterson was proud to join dozens of…

Rep. Jared Patterson Files Legislation to Pioneer New Approach on Authentic Student Assessment

Rep. Jared Patterson Files Legislation to Pioneer New Approach on Authentic Student Assessment

February 27, 2019

On Wednesday, February 27, Rep. Jared Patterson (Frisco) filed House Bill 2572, proposing a statewide pilot program to assess students in social studies using a portfolio method, in contrast to the current…

Rep. Jared Patterson Files Property Appraisal Reform Bill

Rep. Jared Patterson Files Property Appraisal Reform Bill

February 6, 2019

On Wednesday, February 6, Representative Jared Patterson filed HB 1444, an ambitious proposal designed to slow the growth of rising property tax bills and provide more predictability to taxpayers and taxing units…

Rep. Jared Patterson Files Legislation Expanding Options for Local Economic Development Initiatives

Rep. Jared Patterson Files Legislation Expanding Options for Local Economic Development Initiatives

January 30, 2019

On Wednesday, Representative Jared Patterson filed HB 1221, a measure which provides municipal economic development corporations more local control in how they choose to spend their sales tax revenue. HB 1221 would…

Rep. Jared Patterson Announces Committee Appointments for the 86th Legislature

Rep. Jared Patterson Announces Committee Appointments for the 86th Legislature

January 23, 2019

On Wednesday, Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen formally announced committee assignments, inaugurating a new period of activity in the legislative session. HD 106’s Representative Jared Patterson received an appointment to three committees:…