Monthly Archives: July 2013


Rep. Tan Parker Urges Governor Perry to Call 3rd Special Session on Transportation Funding

July 30th, 2013

“Transportation infrastructure is one of the legs supporting the stool that our state economy and individual quality of life sits upon,” Rep Parker stated. “I am confident that state lawmakers are close to an agreement on this topic and I call upon my friend, Governor Rick Perry, to reconvene the legislature at an appropriate time in order to keep working on this issue that affects so many north Texans. It has certainly been a long summer coming off the heels of a long regular session, but I am committed to seeing this necessary funding fix through to completion.”


Breakfast with Tan Parker

July 8th, 2013

The reason for this writing is because my wife and I recently had the pleasure of spending a few very interesting hours with Tan Parker, our representative in the State Legislature. We invited him for breakfast last Saturday and, as we enjoyed a small mountain of scrambled eggs, ham, croissants, fresh-squeezed orange juice and coffee, we covered topics that ranged from the current abortion bill being decided in the special session called by Governor Perry, to the Flower Mound Municipal Management District (MMD) legislation he proposed that didn’t get passed before the session closed last month.


District 63 4th of July Festivities

July 3rd, 2013

Copper Canyon 4th Of July Parade Jul 4th, 10AM Parade line up will be at 9:30am in front of Copper Canyon Town Hall. Immediately after the parade everyone is welcome for hotdogs & drinks in front of town hall. Any questions call Carol Owens at 940-241-1455. Denton Liberty Run July 4th, 7:30 AM (2001 West […]


Parker Says Legislative Session Was About Investment

July 1st, 2013

“This session was about investing,” Parker said. “We invested heavily in the classrooms and in higher education, in the workforce, in water infrastructure and in transportation infrastructure.”


Setting the Record Straight on our State Budget

July 1st, 2013

In short, this budget was about investing in our future to make sure that the next 50 years are at least as prosperous as the last 50 years. As always, it is an honor to serve you in the Texas House of Representatives.