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Rep. Brooks Landgraf

Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law a bill requiring the Texas Department of Public Safety to create a text-message system to warn the public of active shooter situations.
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Rep. Brooks Landgraf in dispute with the Texas GOP

ODESSA, Texas — A bad bill. That's what the Texas GOP is calling House Bill 2692. The bill was co-authored by Texas Representative Brooks Landgraf and is designed to ban high levels of radioactive waste from being dumped or stored anywhere in Texas. However, the Texas GOP official Twitter account...

State Rep. Brooks Landgraf’s Active Shooter bill passes out of committee

ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) - A statewide active shooter alert system, inspired by the mobile mass shooting in Odessa, is one step closer to becoming law. The proposed legislation authored by State Representative Brooks Landgraf cleared another hurdle. It passed unanimously out of the Senate Criminal Justice Committee and will head...

State Rep. Brooks Landgraf files bill to enhance penalties for rioters

ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) - State Representative Brooks Landgraf (R-Odessa) has filed a bill that would crack down on criminal rioters while protecting lawful protesters’ constitutional rights. House Bill 2461 would change state laws to deny bail for anyone who was charged with a criminal offense committed during a riot until...

State Rep. Brooks Landgraf wants new regulations after ERCOT disaster

ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) - State Representative Brooks Landgraf said he wants the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) held accountable after the winter storm left thousands in the dark for days. Landgraf said when the Texas Legislature meets they’re going to take a close look at ERCOT’s failure to prepare...

State Rep. Brooks Landgraf asking governor to prioritize educators for COVID-19 vaccine

ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) - State Representative Brooks Landgraf is asking Governor Greg Abbott to classify educators as “frontline workers” for COVID-19 vaccination purposes. This classification would allow teachers to get vaccinated sooner. “I emphatically ask you to include Texas public school employees in the priority category of ‘frontline workers,’” Landgraf...

State Rep. Brooks Landgraf files bill to protect oilpatch schools from “Robin Hood”

ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) - State Representative Brooks Landgraf (R-Odessa) has filed a bill to protect schools in the Permian Basin from “Robin Hood.”. House Bill 1077 would provide relief to mineral wealthy school districts by reducing the recapture payment amount required of these districts by an amount proportional to the percentage of the Foundation School Program’s cost funded by amounts paid to the state by school districts subject to recapture.