AUSTIN – Today, Texas Speaker of the House Joe Straus announced assignments for the 84th Legislative Session. Rep. Koop has been tasked to serve on the House Appropriations Committee, helping to write the $200 billion state budget for the 2016-2017 biennium. The budget is divided into various articles; the subcommittees for these articles have yet to be assigned. Rep Koop stated, “I am honored to have been appointed to such an important committee as a freshman. I look forward to working with my fellow committee members on constructing a responsible budget that will meet the needs of the citizens of Texas.”
Representative Koop was also assigned to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs as well as Emerging Issues in Texas Law Enforcement.
Koop said, “Serving the great people of House District 102 is a wonderful honor and I look forward to working on their behalf through my committee assignments.”
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