Monthly Archives: June 2011


New Laws Authored Representative Parker

June 12th, 2011

This session I was honored to pass numerous new laws centered on child protection, managing urban drilling, improving public safety, expanding I-35E, election integrity as well as other key topics.


The Conclusion of the 82nd Regular Session, Part 1

June 3rd, 2011

The regular session of the 82nd Legislature concluded on Monday, May 30th.  For myself and many other lawmakers, it was a grueling 140 day process filled with critical issues to address, such as: balancing Texas’ budget, redrawing state legislative districts, reforming and reauthorizing several large state agencies and addressing the local priorities of each member’s […]


Rep. Parker Passes Legislation That Designates June 2nd as Italian Heritage Day

June 2nd, 2011

Rep. Parker and Senator Carona honor Italians in Texas through HCR 144 Austin, TX – (Today) Representative Tan Parker announced the successful passage of House Concurrent Resolution 144 which designates June 2nd as Italian Heritage Day in Texas. The resolution was sponsored  by Senator John Carona in the Texas Senate and was unanimously passed by […]