Here is an overview of activity from elected officials in The Woodlands area on various legislation so far this session.
R-Houston • Elected: 2014
Bettencourt's Senate Bill 2, which seeks to freeze the rate of growth of property taxes, was voted out of the Senate on March 21.
R-Conroe • Elected: 2014
Creighton's Senate Bill 627 places additional rights in the landowner's bill of rights concerning eminent domain. The bill was unanimously approved in the Senate April 12.
R-Magnolia • Elected: 2013
Bell joined 130 fellow representatives in giving the stamp of approval to the House draft of the budget, which will continue on in a conference committee between both chambers.
Rep. Mark Keough[/caption]
R-The Woodlands • Elected: 2012
Keough serves on the Committee on International Trade and Intergovernmental Affairs, which unanimously passed HCR 99 to declare Israel a strategic ally of Texas.
R-Tomball • Elected: 2016
Swanson proposed then withdrew a budget amendment to prevent state funds from going to the construction of bathrooms that would allow a man to enter a woman's restroom.