Cy-Fair Edition | October 2020

CANDIDATE Q&A

2020 Voter Guide

Get to know the candidates running in the general election

COMPILED BY SHAWN ARRAJJ

Democrat D

Green G

Independent I

Libertarian L

Republican R

Incumbent

Texas House District 135

PAUL BILYEU

JUSTIN RAY

JON ROSENTHAL

Occupation: account manager Relevant experience: Managed numerous successful businesses and people at my current long- term employer. Also, a 9-year Navy veteran. 832-779-2598 • www.bilyeufortexas.com

Occupation: business development Relevant experience: Mayor and councilman for the city of Jersey Village Texas (2012-2019). Jersey Village Crime Control and Prevention District Board Member (2012-2019), Jersey Village Planning

Occupation: mechanical engineer by trade, currently on hiatus from industry to serve full time as State

Representative for HD135 Relevant experience: My

integrity and my values are my best qualifications. I rely on my background as an engineer and project manager. 281-807-3428 • www.jonrosenthaltx.com

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and Zoning Commission Member (2010-2012). 713-730-9865 • www.justinrayfortexas.com

How would you address COVID-19 response and economic recovery efforts during the 87th Legislature? A resurgent oil and gas industry will drive Texas back to economic prosperity and provide thousands of good paying jobs. I will work on pro-energy policies as well as identifying ways to diversify a growing and dynamic Texas economy. This period also opens the door for boldness in addressing ... health care. Government’s only role in pandemic response is to provide information and guidance. In no reality should government be shutting down businesses, mandating masks, require contact tracing or mandatory vaccinations. Individuals are responsible for their own safety and that of their families, not government.

The key to economic recovery is to address the health crisis and get this pandemic under control. We must wear masks until a proven vaccine and/or therapy is available. Testing needs to be everywhere with fast results. Testing will help stop the spread of COVID-19 and build confidence at the same time.

If elected, what would you do to help mitigate chronic flooding in District 135?

As a state legislator, my goal would be to return as much money to the people and communities as possible. Let local communities determine the best flood control plan for their area. Centralized state government is inefficient and ineffective.

I was mayor of Jersey Village during the catastrophic Tax Day Flood of 2016 [and] commissioned an award winning flood mitigation plan. Taking that extensive knowledge to Austin, I will seek funding sources for the newly created state grant and loan programs.

In 2018, I advocated for regional disaster planning and coordination since floodwaters do not respect political subdivisions. In the 86th session we passed [Senate Bill] 7 and [Senate Bill] 8. I always advocate for our district, independent of partisan lines.

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Charming Victorian Style Home 1229 W 22nd Street | Bercons West 22nd Street $425,000 | 3 Beds | 2.5 Baths | Clint Nabors Lar e ul-de-sac ot 20307 Gentle Mist Ct. | Fairfiel 4 Beds | 3.5 Baths | $365,000 | lint Nabors TOWER OAKS PLAZA 12214 JOHNS ENTERPRISE COURT | $530,000 832.334.0001

Golf Course Community 26506 Ridgestone Park Lane | Blackhorse Ranch $495,000 | 4 Beds | 3.5 Baths | Jill Smith Perfect Family Home 8515 River Cliff Ln. | Copper Lak s 5 Beds | 4 Baths | $ 90,000 ll ith

Fabulous Backyard 20706 Marigold Creek Court | Fairfield $499,900 | 4 Beds | 3.5 Baths | Clint Nabors Breathtaking views f Bl horse Golf Course 26614 Cottage Cypress Ln. | Blackhorse Ranch South 4 Beds | 3/2 aths | $599,900 | Jill Smith

Waterfront Gem 18722 Terrapin Drive | Bridgeland Hidden Creek $585,000 | 5 Beds | 4.5 Baths | Jill Smith Entertaine ’s Dream Home 16630 Harbo Falls | Falls at Dry Creek 5 Beds | 4.5 Baths | $629,900 | Cl nt Nabors

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CYPRESS CREEK LAKES 20011 PEACH MILL COURT | $430,000 832.334.0001

Soaring Ceilings 18515 First Voyage Court | Bridgeland $329,900 | 4 Beds | 3.5 Baths | Jill Smith Gorgeous Curb Appeal 20719 N Blue Hyacinth | Fairfield 4/5 Beds | 3.5 Baths | $ 08,000 Clint Nabors COPPERFIELD 8442 PINE FALLS DR. | $165,000 TERESA GORALSKI | 832.279.7701

Perfect for Entertaining 14302 Rosehill Estates Lane | Cypress Mill Estates $379,000 | 4 Beds | 3.5 Baths | Jill Smith Ideal Location 14022 Arman Place | Coles Crossing 3 Beds | 3.5 Baths | $349,000 | Jaime Connell

Lovely Curb Appeal 12414 Shorebridge Road | Shores $334,000 | 4 Beds | 3.5 Baths | Amy Yoder Lovely Updated Home 660 Seinfeld Ct. | Champions Park 5 Beds | 3.5 Baths | $309,900 | Margaret Gorrie

Gorgeous Entryway 17306 Village Breeze Drive | Village Creek $359,900 | 5 Beds | 3.5 Baths | Clint Nabors Beautiful g lf cou se home 27222 Sable Oaks Ln. | Blackhorse Ranch South 4 Beds | 3.5 Baths | $315,000 | Jill Smith

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