Originally delivered on 2/23/2019 10:00 am

SUBJECT: Legislative Newsletter 2_23_19

February 23, 2019


Here is the link to a school finance interview with Senator Larry Taylor, chairman of the Senate Education Committee. He expects the Senate and House to file very similar school finance bills within the next couple of weeks.


All 4 open places on the PISD Board of Trustees will be contested in the May 4 election. Here is an article.



Plano residents will vote on 3 bond propositions in the May 4 election that total ~$45 million. Here is an article.


Senate Bill 3 proposes a salary increase for every full-time classroom teacher. Find the details in the bill text. It is scheduled for a public hearing on February 25. If you want to share your ideas about this or other bills with your legislators, check the PISD PTA website for letter writing tips and contact information.


Bills are now being assigned to committees, and hearings have begun. A list of bills related to the PISD PTA's legislative priorities, including their progress, is available on the PISD PTA website.