State Representative Ben Leman files taxpayer protection bill February 17, 2021 - 00:00 Posted in: Viewpoints (Austin, TX) – State Representative Ben Leman filed House Bill 1618, which would raise current petition signature requirements for the creation of hospital districts to prevent unnecessary waste of taxpayer dollars. Currently, before a hospital district located wholly in one county may be created, the county judge of that county ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!