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Houston City Council Implements Bohac/Ellis Bill

City adopts regular apartment inspection ordinance

Today, the Houston City Council voted unanimously to adopt a comprehensive ordinance establishing minimum habitability standards and a program for regular inspection of apartments. State Representative Dwayne Bohac (R-Houston) and Senator Rodney Ellis (D-Houston) worked on legislation requiring the city of Houston to adopt a multi-family unit ordinance that set up a regular inspection program in the city.
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Bohac Hopes To Increase Lung Cancer Awareness

Education and research key to fighting deadly disease

For the third time Texas will recognize November as Lung Cancer Awareness Month. This program of awareness and education was created by State Representative Dwayne Bohac (R-Houston) and Senator Bob Deuell (R-Greenville) in 2007 through House Bill 1449.
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Bohac Speaks in Front of Houston City Council for Apartment Inspection Program

City has begun drafting ordinance to implement House Bill 1819

The Houston City Council Committee on Regulation, Development and Neighborhood Protection met on Wednesday, October 15th to take public testimony on the implementation of House Bill 1819 by State Representative Dwayne Bohac (R-Houston) and Senator Rodney Ellis (D-Houston).
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Public Education Reforms To Help Students and Teachers

The Texas Legislature continued its commitment to make public education a top priority with the passage of several important pieces of legislation that will benefit students and teachers across the state. These measures were supported by State Representative Dwayne Bohac (R-Houston) who continued to fight for innovative ways to educate young Texans.
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Bohac Announces New Health Care Measures That Benefit Texas Families

Reforms focus on cancer research and nursing shortage

Reforms focus on cancer research and nursing shortage: This past legislative session, State Representative Dwayne Bohac (R-Houston) helped pass several health care measures that will benefit Texas families. During his time in office, Bohac has made health care one of his top priorities, and fought for measures that improve Texas’ health care system.
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Bohac Bill Expands Tax Free Holiday to Include School Supplies

AUSTIN, TEXAS–Every August Texas families begin to prepare their children for the upcoming school year by shopping for back to school clothes and school supplies. This year families can expect additional savings. During the 81st session of the Texas Legislature State Representative Dwayne Bohac (R-Houston) passed an important piece of legislation to expand the state's annual sales tax holiday to include school supplies.
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Bohac’s Tax Relief Bills to Help Texas Families and Businesses

The recently concluded 81st Session of the Texas Legislature saw several significant tax reform measures that will help families and small businesses across the state. Representative Dwayne Bohac (R-Houston) authored and supported several key pieces of legislation that focus on lowering taxes and promoting economic growth during these uncertain economic times.
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Bohac Passes Legislation That Will Benefit Texas Families

The 81st legislative session ended with a flurry of activity as legislators worked feverishly to pass significant reforms to help Texas families. State Representative Dwayne Bohac (R-Houston) fared well this session, having passed twelve pieces of legislation that will now become law, along with twenty other significant measures that he co-authored or joint-authored.
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Texas PTA Applauds Passage of Expanded Statewide Sales Tax Holiday

Thanks to Rep. Dwayne Bohac for his leadership on this issue that is so important to the children and youth of Texas!

Press Release from the Texas PTA: Texas PTA applauds Rep. Dwayne Bohac for his leadership this session. Rep. Bohac worked with Texas PTA to pass meaningful legislation that will help families in Texas for years to come. HB 1801 expands the sales tax holiday to include basic school supplies. Many Texans are struggling during the current economic challenge. Passage of this important bill will provide some relief for struggling Texas families. Read more…
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