Governor Abbott Thanks Lawmakers For Supporting Legislation Increasing Teacher Pay

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

The following lawmakers have declared their support for HB 198 or SB 19, which address Governor Abbott’s call to increase teacher pay and provide greater administrative flexibility in the retention and recruitment of high-quality educators. The Governor thanks these members of the legislature for their commitment to take care of our teachers and improve education in Texas.  

HB 198 (Clardy, Travis)

Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Anderson, Rodney

Bell, Cecil

Biedermann, Kyle

Bohac, Dwayne

Bonnen, Dennis

Burrows, Dustin

Cain, Briscoe

Clardy, Travis

Dean, Jay

Deshotel, Joe

Elkins, Gary

Frank, James

Goldman, Craig

Hefner, Cole

Keough, Mark

King, Phil

Krause, Matt

Lambert, Stan

Laubenberg, Jodie

Leach, Jeff

Miller, Rick

Oliverson, Tom

Parker, Tan

Paul, Dennis

Raney, John

Roberts, Kevin

Sanford, Scott

Schaefer, Matt

Schofield, Mike

Simmons, Ron

Smithee, John

Stephenson, Phil

Stickland, Jonathan

Stucky, Lynn

Villalba, Jason

White, James

Workman, Paul

Zedler, Bill

SB 19 (Nelson, Jane)

Bettencourt, Paul

Birdwell, Brian

Buckingham, Dawn

Burton, Konni

Campbell, Donna

Creighton, Brandon

Estes, Craig

Hall, Bob

Hancock, Kelly

Hinojosa, Chuy

Huffines, Donald

Huffman, Joan

Hughes, Bryan

Kolkhorst, Lois

Lucio, Eddie

Menendez, Jose

Miles, Boris

Nelson, Jane

Nichols, Robert

Perry, Charles

Schwertner, Charles

Seliger, Kel

Taylor, Larry

Uresti, Carlos

Watson, Kirk

West, Royce

Whitmire, John

Zaffirini, Judith

*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.