TRSA’s effort to reduce the tax burden on laundry operations in Texas, HB 1089, resoundingly passed the Texas State House of Representatives on April 24 by a vote of 139-4.
Due to the outreach of TRSA’s Texas members during last month’s Texas Legislative Conference, HB-1089, introduced by Rep. Drew Darby (R), passed the Texas House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means unanimously with a bipartisan vote of 8-0. Three lawmakers were absent, but all have communicated to the Ways and Means Chairman Dustin Burrows (R), that they would have supported the legislation.
TRSA recently led the effort to kill AB-129, legislation introduced by California Assemblymember Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica), just before it was to be heard by the Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee in the California Assembly.
A group of 50-plus TRSA members got an insider’s view of Washington politics and policy during three speaking engagements with Capitol Hill lawmakers that were part of the association’s 9th Annual Legislative Conference on March 28 in Washington, DC.
Over 25 TRSA members in Texas recently attended TRSA’s 2nd Texas Legislative Conference in Austin. The Conference was developed to build legislative support for Texas HB-1089, authored and sponsored by State Rep. Drew Darby of San Angelo.