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State Representative District 4

What Do They Do? A short video explanation of state elected offices:https://youtu.be/uqd9IWpSqXI2-year term. The House is one of two chambers that make up the Texas Legislature. The representative is one of 150 representatives. They make and vote on laws, decide where the money goes within the state government, serve on committees such as agriculture and livestock, business and industry, elections, higher education, energy resources, etc. Bills for raising money must originate in the House. Only the House can impeach a statewide officer. Current salary: $7,200 plus $190 per diem when in session.Plazo de 2 años. La Cámara de Representantes es una de las dos cámaras que conforman la Legislatura de Texas. El representante es uno de 150 representantes. Hacen y votan por leyes, deciden a dónde va el dinero dentro del gobierno estatal, sirven en comités como los de agricultura y ganadería, negocios e industria, elecciones, educación superior, recursos energéticos, etc. Los proyectos de ley para recaudar dinero deben originarse en la Cámara. Sólo la Cámara puede impugnar a un oficial estatal. Salario actual: $7,200 más $190 por día cuando esté en sesión.

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  • Keith Bell
    (Rep)

  • D Allen Miller
    (L)

  • Eston Williams
    (Dem)

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Background: What training, experience, and background qualify you for this position?

Education: What specific changes should be made to public school financing and why?

Economy: What state legislation would you support to help Texas residents improve their economic positions?

Health care: What state legislation is needed to increase availability of affordable health care for Texas residents? If none, please explain.

Other Issues: What other issues do you believe will be most pressing in the next session of the Texas Legislature, and what is your position on these issues?

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by lowering the amount of administration staff and following a lower Administration model that we see in higher performing schools throughout the world such as those in Japan, which would not only cut costs but would allow teachers more freedom in the classroom
by lowering the amount of administration staff and following a lower Administration model that we see in higher performing schools throughout the world such as those in Japan, which would not only cut costs but would allow teachers more freedom in the classroom
I would start by decreasing legislation imposed by corporate lobbyists that stifle competition, this will allow smaller businesses to thrive in their communities. Also, I would encourage free market trade with Mexico on all aspects to create a more diverse economic ecosystem.
Healthcare is simple, deregulation of the marketplace, partnered with a direct primary care act, Also I will fight to bring medical Freedom allowing more than just the allopathic method to be practiced. Empowering the individual to make their own Healthcare decisions."
Mental Health, require one mental health officer for every 40,000 residents. I'll also do what I can to remove the stigma from mental health issues, to allow for more open dialogue and encourage treatment. I also plan on eliminating any and all taxes on feminine hygiene products"
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