Press Releases


Rep. Tan Parker Named Chairman of the House Committee on Investments and Financial Services

February 5th, 2015

(Flower Mound, Texas)  Today Representative Tan Parker was appointed Chairman of the important House Committee on Investments and Financial Services.  The committee has oversight over matters pertaining to the state banking system, savings and loan associations, the regulation of securities and investments, identity theft and other financial issues.  Additionally, several state agencies must report directly […]

Rep. Tan Parker Elected Chairman of the House Republican Caucus

January 14th, 2015

In assuming the Caucus Chair post, Parker stated, “I cannot explain how blessed and humbled I feel to have been chosen by my colleagues to lead our Republican Caucus into this critical legislative session. The citizens of Texas have put their continued faith in our state’s Republican leadership, and the caucus will undertake the important work necessary to deliver the results that Texans expect.”

REP. TAN PARKER SUPPORTS GOVERNOR PERRY’S DECISION TO ACTIVATE THE NATIONAL GUARD

July 23rd, 2014

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.”

REP. TAN PARKER APPLAUDS LAW ENFORCEMENT SURGE ALONG THE TEXAS-MEXICO BORDER

June 20th, 2014

(Flower Mound, Texas)  Today Representative Tan Parker announced his support for the recent directive issued to the Department of Public Safety (DPS) to conduct a law enforcement surge along the Texas-Mexico border to supplement ongoing border security operations.  In utilizing an additional $1.3 million per week to conduct the surge, DPS will enhance its initiatives […]

REPRESENTATIVE TAN PARKER NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE TEXAS ARMED SERVICES SCHOLARSHIP

April 25th, 2014

“I can think of no higher calling for our nation’s youth than to serve in our armed services where they will further their educations and receive the training necessary to succeed in their future endeavors,” Parker stated. “This scholarship program is the perfect opportunity to assist an aspiring student along that path, and I look forward to awarding my office’s scholarship to a very impressive and qualified individual.”

REP TAN PARKER APPOINTED TO THE JOINT INTERIM COMMITTEE ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING

April 7th, 2014

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.”

REP. TAN PARKER REMINDS VOTERS OF THE NOVEMBER CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ELECTION

October 21st, 2013

(Flower Mound, Texas)  Today State Representative Tan Parker reminded voters that Texas has scheduled a constitutional amendment election for November 5th.  All registered voters are eligible to vote in the election, which begins with early voting from October 21st through November 1st.  In accordance with state law that took effect in June, all voters voting […]

Representative Tan Parker Announces His Plan to Seek Re-Election

October 4th, 2013

Conservative lawmaker vows to keep fighting for tax reductions, responsible spending plans and protecting traditional Texas family values Flower Mound – Today State Representative Tan Parker announced that he will seek re-election to the Texas House of Representatives. Initially elected to office in 2006, Rep. Parker has earned the reputation of being an effective advocate […]

REP. TAN PARKER TO GET FLU SHOT FOR INFLUENZA AWARENESS DAY

October 1st, 2013

“Not many people realize this, but Texas lost 18 children to the flu last season,” Parker sadly stated. “Although the influenza virus cannot be 100 percent prevented, I believe it is vitally important to raise awareness of the health risks associated with the virus, and to encourage Texans to take preventative measures to reduce exposure to these risks.”

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.”