What are the best solutions to some of Texas’ biggest issues, such as infrastructure, an arguably underfunded public education system and rising health care costs? State Reps. Four Price and John Smithee and state Sen. Kel Seliger provided their thoughts on those subjects and more Friday during TribLive — an event hosted by The Texas Tribune and West Texas A&M University in WT’s Legacy Hall. Evan Smith, CEO and editor-in-chief of The Texas Tribune, moderated the conversation.
Amarillo state Rep. Four Price has been appointed vice chairman of the Sunset Advisory Commission.
The joint legislative panel evaluates the performance of about two dozen state agencies each legislative cycle and makes recommendations to the Texas Legislature.
“I am honored to be selected as vice chair of the Sunset Advisory Commission and to work again with this important body,” Price said after House Speaker Joe Straus promoted him to the panel of five House members, five senators and two private residents.
Amarillo, TX --- As part of National Influenza Vaccination Week, State Representative Four Price has joined Texas pharmacists, health care organizations, and other legislators to encourage Texans to protect themselves against the flu by getting vaccinated. Peak flu season in Texas runs December through February.
After serving this area for 20 years, I have a pretty good idea of how we are doing in Austin. This was the most difficult session since my first session in the Texas House of Representatives when we had five special sessions. The issues were...