Bill Hammond's file:

Republican from Texas

Bill Hammond, a former Texas House member, also previously served as chairman of the Texas Workforce Commission.

Recent statements involving Bill Hammond

Says only 25 percent of Texas high school students graduate prepared for college or careers.

Says businesses pay roughly 60 percent of taxes in Texas.

Says "if current trends continue, by 2040, one out of three Texas workers will not have a high school diploma."  

Recent stories featuring Bill Hammond

Bill Hammond says only 25 percent of Texas high school graduates are college ready:

A leading business advocate said only one in four Texas high school graduates is college ready. Really?

Hammond: Businesses pay 60 percent of taxes in Texas:

Bill Hammond, who helms the Texas Association of Business, spoke up for business tax cuts by saying businesses pay 60 percent of taxes in the state. Really?

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