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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:…

Rep. Jared Patterson Files Legislation Requiring Toll Transparency

Rep. Jared Patterson Files Legislation Requiring Toll Transparency

January 14, 2019

On Monday, January 14, Representative Jared Patterson filed HB 803, a transparency measure requiring all Texas toll road entities to publish toll road-specific financial data, instead of just system-wide information. The legislation…

HD 106 Representative Jared Patterson Sworn-In; Files First Bill on Burdensome State Mandates to School Districts

HD 106 Representative Jared Patterson Sworn-In; Files First Bill on Burdensome State Mandates to School Districts

January 8, 2019

Surrounded by family and his fellow members, Representative Jared Patterson (Frisco) took his oath of office noon Tuesday on the floor of the Texas House Chamber. The ceremonies marked the beginning of…