2021 Legislative Guide to the Issues

Life:Powered 

Water Supply: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legeguide-watersupply/

Wind and Solar Easements: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legewindandsolar/

Water Rights in Texas: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legewaterrights/

Local Government Climate Policies: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legelocalgovclimate/

Texas Electric Grid Reliability: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legeelectricgrid/

Energy Subsidies: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legeenergysubsidies/

Endangered Species Act: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legeesa/

Divesting from Fossil Fuels: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legefossilfuels/

Air Quality: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legeairquality/

Election Protection Project 

Noncitizen Voting, Registration, and Voter Rolls: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legenoncitizenvoting/

Reform the Relationship Between the Texas Secretary of State’s Elections Division and the Counties: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legeelectiondivision/

Mail-In Ballots: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legemailinballots/

Voter Fraud: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legevoterfraud/

Right on Immigration

Getting Immigration Right: Secure the U.S.-Mexico Border, End Human and Drug Trafficking, and Stop Asylum System Abuse: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legeroi/

Right on Crime 

Constitutional Policing: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legeconpolicing/ ‎

Second Amendment: https://www.texaspolicy.com/lege2a/

Grand Jury Reform: https://www.texaspolicy.com/gjreform/

Special Prosecutors: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legespecialprosectuors/

Addressing America’s Ongoing Opioid Crisis:https://www.texaspolicy.com/legeopioidcrisis/

Overcriminalization: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legeovercriminalization/

Juvenile Justice: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legejuvenilejustice/

The Trial Penalty: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legetrialpenalty/

Pre-Trial Justice:https://www.texaspolicy.com/legepretrialjustice/

Procedural Liberty and Asset Forfeiture:https://www.texaspolicy.com/legeproceduralliberty/

Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Reform:https://www.texaspolicy.com/etjreform/

Right on Health Care 

Direct Primary Care: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legedpc/

Healthcare Professional License Reciprocityhttps://www.texaspolicy.com/legelicensereciprocity/

Doctor-to-Patient Medication Program: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legedoc-patient/

Medical Cost Sharing: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legemedicalcostsharing/

Price Transparency: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legepricetransparency/

Telemedicine: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legetelemedicine/

Next Generation Texas

Serving Students Through Virtual and Blended Learning: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legevirtuallearning/

Encouraging Charter Innovation: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legecharterinnovation/

Civic Education: https://www.texaspolicy.com/civiceducation/

Seat Time and Competency-Based Education: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legecompetencyed/

Aligning Career and Technical Education With Workforce Outcomes: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legeteched/

Free Speech on Campus: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legefreespeech/

Higher Education Affordability: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legecollegeaffordability/

Expanding Paid Apprenticeships Within Career and Technical Education: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legepaidapprentice/

Welfare to Work Programs: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legewelfaretowork/

Educational Flexibility for Families: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legeedflexibility/

Funding Public Schools for the 21st Century: https://www.texaspolicy.com/lege21centuryfunding/

Remember the Taxpayer 

Chapter 312: Property Tax Abatements: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legepropertytaxabatement/

Conservative Texas Budget: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legeconservativebudget/

Economic Stabilization Fund: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legeeconstabfund/

Film Subsidies: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legefilmsubsidies/

Event Trust Funds: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legeeventtrustfunds/

Eliminating School M&O Property Taxes: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legeelimschoolproptaxes/

Property Tax Reform: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legepropertytaxreform/

Paycheck Protection: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legepaycheckprotection/

Business Margins Tax: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legebusinessmarginstax/

Transparency & Budgeting: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legetransparencybudgeting/

Personal Income Tax: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legepersonalincometax/

Texas Enterprise Fund: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legeenterprisefund/

Tax & Expenditure Limit: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legetaxlimit/

State Debt: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legestatedebt/

Supermajority Requirement to Raise Taxes: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legeraisetaxes/

Reducing State Spending: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legereducespending/ ‎

Public Pension Reform: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legepublicpensionreform/

Reducing Regulations: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legereduceregulations/

Corporate Welfare: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legecorporatewelfare/

Chapter 313: Texas Economic Development Act: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legechapter313eda/

City & County Efficiency Audits: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legeeffaudits/

Local Spending Limit: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legelocalspending/

Taxpayer-Funded Lobbying: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legetaxpayerlobby/

Zero-Based Budgeting: https://www.texaspolicy.com/lege0basedbudget/

Property Rights 

Property Rights and the Texas Courts: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legepropertyrightsincourt/

Housing Affordability: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legehousing/

Property Rights and the Local Government Permitting Process: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legepropertyandgovpermit/

Regulatory Takings: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legeregulatorytakings/

Family 

Child Welfare Efficiency Audits: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legewelfareaudit/

Reform CPS Investigation Procedures and Court Oversight: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legereformcps/

Community-Based Foster Care: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legefostercare/

Central Registry Reform: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legeregistryreform/

The Texas Response to the Family First Prevention Services Act: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legeffpsa/

Parents’ Rights, Children’s Best Interests: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legeparentsrights/

Right to Work 

Employment Freedom: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legeemploymentfreedom/

Local Government 

Government Emergency Powers: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legegovemrgpower/

Local Control vs. Local Liberty: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legelocalliberty/

Local Pension Reform: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legepensionreform/

Severance Pay Reform: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legeseverancereform/

Local Government Debt: https://www.texaspolicy.com/legelocaldebt/