State Rep. John Raney Receives Legislator of the Year Award

Austin, Texas – Today, State Representative John Raney (Bryan/College Station) was presented the Legislator of the Year award by Texas Advocates at their Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas for his work in supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Rep. Raney was the House sponsor of Senate Bill 753, relating to wage requirements […]

State Rep. John Raney Receives State Legislative Champion Award

AUSTIN, TX – Today, the Texas Retailers Association (TRA) recognized Rep. John Raney (Bryan/College Station) with the State Legislative Champion award at their 2019 Texas Retailer Forum held at the Omni Barton Creek Hotel, for his continued efforts and support of the Texas retail industry during the 86th Texas Legislature. “It is a great honor […]

Governor Abbott Signs SB 753, Protecting Employees with IDD

Austin, TX – On Friday, Governor Abbott signed into law Senate Bill 753, a bill authored by Senator Joan Huffman (R-Houston) and sponsored in the Texas House by State Representative John Raney (R-Bryan/College Station). SB 753 eliminates the predatory practice of paying subminimum wage to persons with intellectual and development disabilities (IDD) by a business […]

Texas House Passes Transformational School Finance Legislation

House Bill 3, co-authored by Rep. John Raney (R- Bryan-College Station), invests $9 billion in Texas classrooms to improve public education and provide property tax relief AUSTIN, Texas — Today the Texas House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed House Bill 3, co-authored by State Representative John Raney, that invests $9 billion in Texas classrooms to boost […]