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PADDIE APPOINTED TO CHAIR INFLUENTIAL HOUSE ENERGY RESOURCES COMMITTEE

January 23, 2019

“I am excited to be working on issues that are vitally important to our East Texas economy,” said Rep. Paddie. “These committee appointments will allow our district to have influence on many of the important issues that will be addressed by this legislature. Now that we have committee assignments, I am looking forward to getting to work and tackling the many issues facing our state.”

Capitol Update: First drafts of state budget released

January 21, 2019

The House increased spending on public education by almost 17%, or about $9 billion. The Senate’s budget proposes an additional $6 billion in education funding and mandates that school districts give teachers a $5,000 annual pay raise.

Capitol Update: Session starts off with Speaker race

January 15, 2019

This session started off with the first open race for Speaker of the House in recent history. While there were several contenders this past fall, shortly after the Nov. 6 elections, Rep. Dennis Bonnen of Angleton secured the votes to become the next Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives.

STATE REP. CHRIS PADDIE ENDORSED BY TEXAS & SOUTHWESTERN CATTLE RAISERS ASSOCIATION PAC

January 16, 2018

Endorsed for his strong support of our local livestock industry and the men and women who protect against livestock theft and ranch-related property losses.

STATE REPRESENTATIVE CHRIS PADDIE UNANIMOUSLY ENDORSED BY LOCAL SHERIFFS

January 12, 2018

Cass, Marion, Harrison, Panola, Shelby, and Sabine County Sheriffs support Chris Paddie for re-election.

STATE REP CHRIS PADDIE ENDORSED BY MARSHALL POLICE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION

January 8, 2018

I’m proud to be endorsed by our local law enforcement. They work tirelessly to keep our community and my own family safe. It’s an honor to have their support.

STATE REP. CHRIS PADDIE ENDORSED BY TEXAS FARM BUREAU AGFUND


January 4, 2018

“Chris is a strong voice for farmers and ranchers,” said Russell Boening, President of the Texas Farm Bureau.

Marshall Fire Fighters Association Endorses Chris Paddie for Re-Election

December 17, 2017

“The Marshall Fire Fighters have never made an endorsement for a State Representative, but this year we felt we must,” said Johnathan P. Wilson, President of the Marshall Fire Fighters Association. “We know both candidates well, having watched them both at the City level and then Paddie at the statewide level. Paddie is the clear choice.”

National Rifle Association Endorses Chris Paddie

December 15, 2017

Read the National Rifle Association endorsement letter to State Rep. Chris Paddie.

Rep. Chris Paddie Files with State Party for Re-Election

November 14, 2017

The overwhelming early support from local conservatives confirmed Paddie’s decision to continue fighting for our interests down in Austin.