In accepting his appointment, Parker stated, “No criminal matter warrants our immediate attention more than human trafficking. It is the fastest growing illegal enterprise and it preys on our most vulnerable citizens. It is completely deplorable and I could not think of a better way to address overall public safety than to once and for all put an end to this inhumane criminal act.”
Accomplishments of the 83rd Legislature
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“Initially elected to office in 2006, Rep. Parker has earned the reputation of being an effective advocate for Denton County, the north Texas region and being a state lawmaker who is accessible to his constituents."
The reality is that there are a significant number of children in Denton County who suffer from hunger and food insecurity. Unfortunately, many of these children are only able to eat a complete meal when at school, whether that be breakfast, lunch or both. When these children leave school for the weekend, some are not able to eat a meal again until they return to school the next Monday morning.
Several years ago while preparing to begin my second term in the Texas House of Representatives, I came across Jenna Quinn and her tremendous story of personal resilience in the face of unspeakable sexual abuse that went undetected for many years. Like so many tragic victims in that circumstance, Jenna was just a child who […]