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Four Price files for Re-election to Texas House

Vows to continue to advocate strongly for Panhandle Values


Representative Four Price, a Republican, announced that he has filed for re-election for a second term as the legislator representing the constituents of Texas State House District 87. With his wife Karen at his side, Price made the announcement before an enthusiastic crowd of Panhandle supporters.

“It is a privilege and an honor to serve as the voice for the citizens of the 87th House District, and it is a responsibility that I take very seriously. I humbly ask for you continued support and vote in the 2012 election,” Price said.

Commenting on the experience he gained during the last session, Price said he gained tremendous insight and knowledge into the legislative process. Experience which Price believes will be crucial during the next legislative session which will begin in January 2013.

“The 2011 session was one where tough state budget decisions were made because of the adverse impact of the national recession on our state’s economy. The budget decisions were not easy ones but we made them by establishing priorities. The result is that we produced a state budget that is balanced and does not raise taxes on families or on businesses,” Price said. “We made state government live within its means just like families and small businesses have to do each day.”

Price is a member of the House Natural Resources Committee, where he authored several bills regarding groundwater.

“Serving on Natural Resources is significant to the entire Panhandle because I am the only member from the entire plains region serving on this committee,” Price said.

He also serves on the House Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee, which has jurisdiction over state parks and our state’s cultural, historical, and wildlife resources. Price is a vice chairman of House Rural Caucus, which consists of representatives who strongly advocate for rural Texas on issues ranging from agriculture to rural health care. Representative Price’s conservative beliefs were forged by the values he learned while growing up in Panhandle. He resides in Amarillo with his wife Karen. They have four children with two in college and two at home and attending Amarillo public schools. The family worships at the First Presbyterian Church.