Gov. Greg Abbott called a special session in 2017, bringing lawmakers back to Austin in the summer.
Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen announced Texas House committee assignments for the 86th Legislature on Jan. 23.
According to a press release, Bonnen met with House members individually in recent weeks to learn about their committee preferences.
“After thoughtful consideration, these committee assignments have been made to reflect the seniority and personal preferences of Members and the diverse demographics of the Texas House,” he said in a statement.
Cy-Fair area representatives were appointed to the following committees:
Sam Harless, R-Spring—District 126 • Licensing & Administrative Procedures
• State Affairs
Danica joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in 2016. As editor, she continues to cover local government, education, health care, real estate, development, business and transportation in Cy-Fair. Her experience prior to CI includes studying at the Washington Journalism Center and interning at a startup incubator in D.C., serving as editor-in-chief of Union University's student magazine and online newspaper, reporting for The Jackson Sun and freelancing for other publications in Arkansas and Tennessee.