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P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0897 Fax
201 W. Ellison, Ste 201
Burleson, TX 76028
(817) 295-5319 Fax
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Rep. Rob Orr is humbled to represent the citizens of Johnson and Bosque Counties (District 58) in the Texas House of Representatives. He notes that the position of State Representative is one of the most challenging and exciting jobs of his professional career. He is proud of the work he is doing on behalf of the State of Texas.
Rep. Orr is serving his fifth term in the Texas House of Representatives where he serves on the Appropriations and Business & Industry Committees. Throughout his legislative career he has served as Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Land and Resource Management Committee, Vice-Chairman of Business & Industry, as well as a member of the following committees: Pensions, Investments and Financial Institutions, Local & Consent Calendars and Redistricting.
He also serves on The Energy Council, a national/international legislative organization that focuses on policies regarding energy and the environment and the Energy, Transportation and Agriculture Committee of the National Conference of State Legislatures.
Rep. Orr has been recognized by the Texas Association of Business with both its Champion and Fighter for Free Enterprise Awards for his pro-business and pro-Texas voting record, by Texas Right to Life with its 2011 Defender of Life Recognition, the Texas Nurse Practitioners with its 2010 Texas Nurse Practitioner Advocate Award, the Heritage Alliance with its Conservative Leader Award, the Texas Association of Local Housing Finance Agencies with its Hero of Affordable Housing Award, the Greater Fort Worth Builders Association and by the Texas Association of Realtors for his support of property rights.
Active in his community and professional association, he has served as chairman of the Burleson Area Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the Burleson Convention and Visitor's Bureau and the Johnson County Economic Development Commission. A Realtor, Rep. Orr served as president of the Greater Fort Worth Association of Realtors and on the Boards of Directors for the Texas and National Associations of Realtors.
His commitment to faith and community is unchallenged. He has served two terms as an Elder at St. Matthew Cumberland Presbyterian Church, taught Sunday School and participated on numerous committees. He understands that to whom much is given, much is required.
Rep. Orr is the Broker/Owner of Orr & Associates Real Estate in Burleson. He and his wife, Pam, who is also a Realtor, have 5 children and seven grandchildren.last updated on 02/07/2013