Governor Abbott Thanks Lawmakers For Supporting Legislation Establishing School Choice For Students With Disabilities

July 28, 2017 | Austin, Texas | Press Release | Legislative

The following lawmakers have declared their support for HB 253 or SB 2, which address Governor Abbott’s call to provide school choice for students with disabilities. The Governor thanks these members of the legislature for their commitment to giving our children every opportunity to succeed in the classroom.  

HB 253 (Simmons, Ron)

Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Bonnen, Greg

Biedermann, Kyle

Cain, Briscoe

Elkins, Gary

Frank, James

Goldman, Craig

Keough, Mark

King, Phil

Krause, Matt

Lang, Mike

Laubenberg, Jodie

Leach, Jeff

Miller, Rick

Parker, Tan

Paul, Dennis

Rinaldi, Matt

Sanford, Scott

Schaefer, Matt

Shaheen, Matt

Simmons, Ron

Stephenson, Phil

Stickland, Jonathan

Swanson, Valoree

Villalba, Jason

Wilson, Terry

Workman, Paul

Zedler, Bill

SB 2 (Taylor, Larry)

Bettencourt, Paul

Birdwell, Brian

Buckingham, Dawn

Burton, Konni

Campbell, Donna

Creighton, Brandon

Estes, Craig

Hall, Bob

Hancock, Kelly

Huffines, Donald

Huffman, Joan

Hughes, Bryan

Kolkhorst, Lois

Lucio, Eddie

Nelson, Jane

Schwertner, Charles

Seliger, Kel

Taylor, Larry

Taylor, Van

*The names above reflect votes cast for legislation, coauthors of bills, press releases announcing legislators’ support for bills, letters to the Governor, and individual legislators’ notification to the Office of the Governor expressing their support for specific bills.