Texas House Member

Rep. Price, Four

District 87

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Capitol Address:

Room E2.610

P.O. Box 2910

Austin, Texas 78768

(512) 463-0470

District Address:

Amarillo National Bank

Plaza Two

Suite 506

500 S. Taylor Street

Amarillo, Texas 79101


mailing address:

P.O. Box 2848

Amarillo, Texas 79105

(806) 374-8787

Counties Represented:

Sherman, Moore, Potter, Carson, Hutchinson

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Biography

Representative Four Price, a fourth generation Texan, serves as state representative for persons residing in five Texas Panhandle counties – Carson, Hutchinson, Moore, Sherman and Potter.

Representative Price serves on the House Appropriations Committee, which is responsible for helping shape the state's balanced budget. He is chairman of the Appropriations’ Subcommittee on the health and human services portion of the budget. Price also chairs the House Select Committee on Mental Health.

Additionally, Price serves as co-chair of the Health and Human Services Transition Legislative Oversight Committee. He is also a member of the House Committee on Human Services and the House Committee on Calendars, a procedural committee that determines the House Calendar for the general and major state bills to be debated in the Texas House Chamber. Along with education, transportation and water for agriculture and business development, Price firmly believes that healthcare is among the vital components essential for the continuation of strong Texas communities and cities.

Representative Price has authored and passed significant legislation including: increasing protections for children, the elderly, and persons with disabilities; emphasizing brain health and concussion prevention among public school student athletes; directing the reorganization of several major state agencies; promoting groundwater conservation; and creating a state day of recognition honoring Gold Star Mothers. Recently, for the 2012-2015 review cycles, Price, as a member of the Sunset Advisory Commission, helped reform the operations of over forty state agencies.

Representative Price is a member of the Community College Caucus, Rural Caucus, Tourism Caucus and Veterans Caucus.

Representative Price is a graduate of Tascosa High School, the University of Texas at Austin and Saint Mary's University School of Law in San Antonio. He and his wife, Karen, are the parents of three adult children and a high school senior at Tascosa High School in Amarillo, Texas.

One of Price's favorite quotes is from President Ronald Reagan, who said, "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. It has to be fought for and defended by each generation.”

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