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Price Files for Re-election to the Texas House

AMARILLO - Today, Texas State Representative Four price announced that he has filed the necessary paperwork to seek re-election to the Texas House of Representatives ( District 87 ). Price will seek a fifth term representing the 87th House District.

Price’s leadership made a difference for mental health care in Texas

Nov. 4, 2017
Amarillo Globe-News

Changing the direction of an entire state when it comes to how it views and treats people with mental illness is a monumental undertaking. Taking on such a task requires true leadership in a subject area that is so complex that it defies simple solutions that, unfortunately, still makes too many people uncomfortable to talk about.

As a region, and as a state, we’re lucky to have such leadership in the form of state Rep. Four Price.

Rep. Four Price tapped to lead House panel studying opioids, drug abuse

Oct. 23, 2017
Amarillo Globe-News

State Rep. Four Price has been tapped by the Texas House Speaker to lead a group of lawmakers studying opioids and substance abuse.

Editorial: Amarillo influences state abortion bills

Aug. 5, 2017
Amarillo Globe-News

In the Texas House, state Rep. Four Price, R-Amarillo, is a co-author of all five bills.

New Law Shapes the Future of Telemedicine in Texas

July 12, 2017
Tex Med

Rep. Four Price (R-Amarillo) sponsored the companion bill, House Bill 2697, and he also played a key role in crafting language to require health insurance plans to cover telemedicine as a service provided by the physicians they have under contract. If policyholders’ insurance covers this type of care, more physicians might be able to offer it to those patients.

Texas Monthly's Best Lawmakers: Four Price

July 1, 2017
Texas Monthly

On the whole, Price was one of the session’s most effective problem solvers.

Senate needs to carry mental health reform torch

May 9, 2017
Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Rep. Four Price, R-Amarillo, has championed mental health care reform, and the House has allocated a significant amount of funding to foot the bill.

Mental health parity best first step in reform

March 1, 2017
Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Rep. Four Price, R-Amarillo, has been the champion of mental health in Texas, and by filing HB 10 last month, he put action behind his words. Federal laws already help, but Price’s legislation would strengthen state mental health parity laws.

Price: Texas takes a stand against synthetic drugs

November 8, 2015
Amarillo Globe-News

When one of today’s most complicated drug problems manifests itself in horrible ways in our Panhandle community, I believe we must aggressively eradicate it. Synthetic drugs are looming larger as a greater danger to our children and young adults than methamphetamines, heroin or marijuana.

Parents to Be Guaranteed Right to Bury Stillborn Babies

August 17, 2015
Texas Tribune

When Erica Raef learned 13 weeks into her pregnancy that her unborn child no longer had a heartbeat, she was devastated. But when she and her husband, Joshua, began making the difficult plans of delivering and burying their baby — whom they named Liam — they were dealt an unexpected burden on top of tragedy.