Kingwood Rep. Dan Huberty announces retirement after 10 years

Huberty will retire at the end of his fifth term in the Texas House of Representatives, where he introduced bills focused on public education reform. (Brooke Ontiveros/Community Impact Newspaper)
Huberty will retire at the end of his fifth term in the Texas House of Representatives, where he introduced bills focused on public education reform. (Brooke Ontiveros/Community Impact Newspaper)

Huberty will retire at the end of his fifth term in the Texas House of Representatives, where he introduced bills focused on public education reform. (Brooke Ontiveros/Community Impact Newspaper)

Rep. Dan Huberty, R-Houston, announced his retirement Oct. 19 after 10 years in the state House of Representatives.

In a statement, Huberty said that it was an honor to represent the people of the 127th district, which includes Kingwood, Atascocita and part of Humble.

“No one legislator, political party or interest group holds all the answers,” Huberty said. “But working in good faith, collaboratively and constructively we can achieve mighty results for Texans.”

Huberty served five terms as the district’s representative after winning in 2011. He also served as a trustee for Humble ISD.

Huberty also referenced his work on House Bill 3, which legislators have described as one of the most expansive school reform bills in Texas history. He said that his “interest in and passion for public education remains at my core.”



In the 87th Texas Legislature, Huberty’s other bills include House Bill 1603, which lightens graduation requirements for students regarding end-of-year exams, and House Bill 1525, which allowed the state to maintain teacher salaries.

By Jishnu Nair

Reporter, North Houston Metro

Jishnu joined Community Impact Newspaper as a metro reporter in July 2021. Previously, he worked as a digital producer for a television station in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and studied at Syracuse University's Newhouse School. Originally from New Jersey, Jishnu covers the North Houston metro area, including Tomball, Magnolia, Conroe and Montgomery, as well as the Woodlands and Lake Houston areas.



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