FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 02/05/2015
Representative Ken King Appointed to New Committees
Austin – Wednesday, Speaker Joe Straus (San Antonio) released committee assignments for the 84th Legislature. Representative Ken King issued the following statement regarding the committees he will be serving on,
“I am proud to announce that Speaker Straus has appointed me to on the House Administration, Calendars, Environmental Regulations and Public Education Committees. I am honored that the Speaker and leadership have the faith and confidence to appointment me to these key committees. I believe that these appointments put me in a position to continue to fight for rural Texas and House District 88."
The House Administration is a procedural committee that oversees the administration of the Texas House of Representatives. Calendars is the House Committee that determines which bills will be set on the Calendar to be heard on the house floor. The Environmental Regulations Committee oversees the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality as well as the environmental matters of the state. Public Education is in charge of all matters dealing with public schools and will be a key committee regarding the upcoming resolution of the school finance lawsuit.