FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 3, 2009
AUSTIN — State Senator Joan Huffman (R-Southside Place) was appointed by Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst to the Senate Committees on Government Organization, Health and Human Services, Transportation and Homeland Security, Veterans Affairs and Military Installations, and the Subcommittee on Base Realignment and Closures.
"I am ready to work and feel fortunate to have such important committee appointments," Huffman said Friday. "My district will be well served by the decisions made during the committee process."
Senator Huffman’s assignments cover key subjects from hearing Sunset legislation impacting the Texas Department of Transportation, Texas Department of Insurance, Department of Public Safety, to ensuring our vital services continue for the most vulnerable Texans. Infrastructure recovery and development in areas impacted by Hurricane Ike and across the state will remain a priority, in addition to securing our border with war troubled Mexico.