FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 02/09/2017
REPRESENTATIVE MARY GONZÁLEZ NAMED VICE-CHAIR OF HOUSE AGRICULTURE & LIVESTOCK COMMITTEE; MEMBER OF HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE
AUSTIN-Today, State Representative Mary E. González was appointed Vice Chair of the House Agriculture & Livestock committee, and a member of the powerful House Appropriations by Texas House Speaker Joe Straus (San Antonio).
“It is an honor to continue to serve House District 75. I look forward to serving my community in my new role as Vice-Chair of the Agriculture & Livestock committee, and on the Appropriations committee. Both positions are extremely important to El Paso County and the future of Texas.”
Speaker Straus also affirmed his confidence in the leadership of the members of the El Paso delegation this session. In the delegation, there are two committee chairs and three committee vice-chairs, including Rep. González.
“El Paso leads, it doesn’t follow. The El Paso delegation is ready to lead the House in passing important legislation that will help all El Paso families get ahead. I am grateful to Speaker Straus for these new opportunities to serve the families of my district, El Paso County, and the State of Texas.”