Representative Jacey Jetton Files a Bill to Make School Supplies Tax-Exempt for Teachers

AUSTIN – State Representative Jacey Jetton announces a bill allowing teachers to purchase school supplies tax free, all year. “In the last twelve months, many Texas families discovered an even deeper appreciation for teachers,” said Jetton. “Our teachers found ways to educate students in unprecedented circumstances and then worked diligently to get kids back in […]

Representative Jacey Jetton Files Four Election Integrity Bills

AUSTIN – State Representative Jacey Jetton announces four more bills designed to secure Texas elections. Three bills focus on the ballot by mail process while the fourth enforces voter roll maintenance. “Election integrity is an emergency item for the 87th Legislative Session,” said Jetton. “House Bills 2320. 2321, 2322, and 2546 are designed to build […]

The Asian American House Caucus Authors Lunar New Year Resolution

For Immediate Release: February 12, 2021 AUSTIN – The Asian American House Caucus of the 87th Legislative Session of the Texas House of Representatives jointly authors the Lunar New Year Resolution. To commemorate the Year of the Ox, the caucus authored a bill wishing all those who celebrate the Lunar New Year a joyous and […]

Representative Jacey Jetton Files Medical Reciprocity Bill

For Immediate Release: February 10, 2021 AUSTIN – State Representative Jacey Jetton announces a bill giving doctors and nurses the ability to practice in Texas. House Bill 1780 gives doctors and nurses the ability to practice in Texas if their license is substantively the same as what is required in Texas.   “In the wake of […]

Representative Jacey Jetton Files Alcohol To-Go Bill

For Immediate Release: February 10, 2021 AUSTIN – State Representative Jacey Jetton announces a bill allowing Texans to continue purchasing alcohol to-go even after the COVID-19 pandemic passes. House Bill 1779 allows sales of alcohol to-go and delivery, provided they comply with existing open container laws. “One of the silver linings of the COVID-19 pandemic […]

Representative Jacey Jetton Receives Committee Assignments for the 87th Legislative Session

For Immediate Release: February 4, 2021 AUSTIN – State Representative Jacey Jetton was appointed to the Redistricting Committee, Elections Committee, and Public Health Committee. Appointments were made by Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan. “The foundation of democracy is free and fair elections,” Jetton said. “Governor Abbott made election integrity an emergency item this session. I […]

Jacey Jetton Announces Healthcare Cost-Sharing Bill

For Immediate Release:February 3, 2021 AUSTIN – State Representative Jacey Jetton announces a bill to make healthcare coverage more affordable for Texas families. House Bill 1369 will allow more people to enter into or form healthcare cost-sharing groups. “Since the Affordable Care Act was passed, many small business owners are unable to afford healthcare coverage,” […]

Jacey Jetton Announces Virtual Community Meetings Bill

For Immediate Release:February 2, 2021 AUSTIN – State Representative Jacey Jetton announces a bill to allow property owners’ associations to hold their annual member meetings virtually. House Bill 1467 gives communities greater flexibility whilecontinuing to require transparency. “In light of COVID-19, it has become necessary for communities to meet virtually,” Jetton said. “Communities typically host […]

Jacey Jetton Announces Special District Transparency Bill

For Immediate Release: January 21st, 2021 AUSTIN – State Representative Jacey Jetton announces a bill adding transparency to special districts in Texas. These special districts provide important infrastructure and flood mitigation projects , allowing for the tremendous growth of residential developments across the state. As special districts collect property taxes to fund these projects, it […]

Jacey Jetton Announces First Election Integrity Bill

For Immediate Release: January 14th, 2021 AUSTIN – State Representative Jacey Jetton (Sugar Land) announces his first bill designed to secure Texas Elections. This bill will be the first in a series of bills designed to increase election integrity in Texas. “The 2020 elections exposed holes in our current election laws,” said Rep. Jacey Jetton. […]