House Representative

Turner, Chris

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 02/04/2015

TURNER STATEMENT ON COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS

Tarrant County State Representative Appointed to powerful Higher Education, Ways, and Means and General Investigating and Ethics Committees

AUSTIN -- Today, Representative Chris Turner (HD101 - Grand Prairie) released the following statement in response to his appointment to the House Committee on Higher Education, the House Committee on Ways and Means, and the House Committee on General Investigating and Ethics.

"I look forward to serving on these three important committees. With the University of Texas at Arlington and its 40,000 students, as well as Tarrant County College, having a strong voice on the Higher Education Committee is essential for Tarrant County.

"As a member of the powerful Ways and Means Committee, I hope to have the opportunity to play a pivotal role in fixing our school finance system and ensuring that we keep the critical funding needs of our state in mind while addressing our tax system."