Upon starting my first term in the Texas Legislature, one of my initial undertakings was to successfully pass legislation that brought greater awareness to families about the need to vaccinate against the influenza virus, especially for children. This is a topic that I would come back to later in my service as well by officially […]
Accomplishments of the 83rd Legislature
Adopting a Conservative Two-Year State Spending Plan Texas has a long history of conservative… [more]
“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."
That day our confidence in our safety and security was rocked to its foundation. But more importantly, our firm belief that things of this magnitude don’t happen to such a wonderful nation was shaken to its core. In the days that followed, America responded the only way that it could, with resolve for bravely demonstrating that those who would challenge our will cannot terrorize us into changing who we are and what we value.
Parker stated, “Earlier this month when I toured the region I saw firsthand how stretched thin our resources along the border are and I even witnessed multiple individuals being apprehended trying to illegally enter Texas, some carrying illegal contraband. Our hardworking troopers are doing the best job they possibly can but the facts are simple, they are outnumbered and in need of more assistance. Like our Governor, I support fully equipping them with the resources they need to achieve the mission they’ve been given.”