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State Representatives Receive Committee Assignments for the 2021 Texas Legislative session

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State Representative John Raney serves Texas House District 14, comprised of
Bryan and College Station. Raney was assigned to the appropriations committee
and the higher education committee for the 2021 Texas legislative session. He
has previously served on both committees in the four prior legislative

State Representative Kyle Kacal serves Texas House District 12, comprised of
Falls, Limestone, and Robertson counties, and Brazos and McLennan’s rural
portions. Kacal was assigned to the environmental regulation committee and the
natural resources committee for the 2021 Texas legislative session. He has
previously served on both committees in the four prior legislative sessions.

State Senator Charles Schwertner serves Senate District 5, a ten-county
region of Central and East Texas that includes Brazos, Freestone, Grimes, Leon,
Limestone, Madison, Milam, Robertson, Walker and Williamson Counties.
Schwertner will serve as Chair of the Senate Committee on Administration. He
will also serve on the Committees on Finance, Business and Commerce, Education,
and State Affairs.

The 87th Legislature’s regular session runs from Jan. 12 to May 31. 

Legislative Priorities

Republican priorities are taken from the legislative priorities passed during the 2020 Texas GOP Convention, while Democrat priorities are taken from the 2020 Texas Democrat Party platform.

See the current status of bills at https://texasscorecard.com/state/legislative-priorities-tracker/

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