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NPT Capitol: Straus names House budget conferees

A press release from the House Speaker:


Texas House Speaker Joe Straus Announces House Appointees to Conference Committee on State Budget

AUSTIN— Texas House Speaker Joe Straus today announced the following appointees to the Conference Committee on Senate Bill 1, the state’s biennial budget for 2010-2011.

· Representative Jim Pitts, Chairman, House Appropriations Committee
· Representative Richard Raymond, Vice Chair, House Appropriations Committee
· Representative Ruth Jones McClendon
· Representative John Otto
· Representative John Zerwas

“The House conferees represent a cross section of our state and will guarantee the final budget meets a majority of our Members’ priorities by delivering essential services, preserving the Economic Stabilization Fund and controlling state expenditures”, said Texas House Speaker Joe Straus. “I know Conference Committee members will work together to craft a sound budget which is fiscally responsible and sensitive to the financial difficulties faced by all Texans in today’s challenging economy.”


Written by newspapertreeelpaso

April 27, 2009 at 5:55 pm

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