Monthly Archives: August 2011

Denton County’s New Look

August 29th, 2011

During the recent regular and special session the Texas Legislature undertook the redistricting process, which is a once every ten year task of readjusting our state and federal districts in order to accommodate population trends that took place over the last decade.  Redistricting was a very important issue for Denton County.  As a fast growth […]

Texas Legislator Seeks to End Speculation on Presidential Race

August 29th, 2011

State Rep. Tan Parker of Flower Mound is taking a page from Governor Rick Perry’s old playbook while insisting that he’s not running for president in 2012 contrary to buzz on the Internet.

Northwest Metroport to Serve up Legislative Breakfast

August 29th, 2011

State Sen. Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, and state Reps. Vicki Truitt, R-Keller, and Tan Parker, R-Flower Mound, will speak at the event.

Boaters Better Safe Than Sorry

August 11th, 2011

“I’ve seen first-hand the tragedy families have experienced from boating accidents,” said Parker, a long-time recreational boater. “If we can do some things that will improve safety, reduce boat accidents and save lives but strike a balance that doesn’t overburden people, then it’s the right thing for Texas.”

The Texas Way

August 3rd, 2011

On July 15th I was pleased to join several colleagues in the Texas House, Senator Jane Nelson and Governor Rick Perry for a historic day in Texas.  Together we all celebrated Governor Perry cultivating the work of the Texas Legislature by signing three important bills into state law: House Bill 3328, Senate Bill 20 and […]