Panhandle legislators get in on pre-filing
Texas lawmakers filed 365 bills on the first day of pre-filing. Panhandle representatives made a number of contributions.
The Amarillo Globe News reported State Senator Kel Seliger, R-Amarillo, filed proposals to fund 64 construction and renovation projects at public universities, and address high-stakes testing at high schools. State Representative Four Price filed three bills. One requiring public colleges and universities to post mental health information on their website.
Pre-filing continues until Jan. 12, the day before the 84th Texas Legislature convenes.
Other submissions include issues like texting while driving, open carry, gay marriage, and raising the minimum wage.