- Texas House Republican Caucus
RELEASE: THRC Elects, Appoints Policy Committee for 88th Legislative Session
16 Members Serve on the Policy Committee and Provide Vote Recommendations and Bill Analysis to the Texas House Republican Caucus
(AUSTIN, TEXAS) — Today, the Texas House Republican Caucus finalized the membership of its Policy Committee for the 88th Texas Legislature. Representative Jared Patterson, who was appointed by Caucus Chairman Craig Goldman, will serve as the Chair of the Policy Committee.
The Policy Committee is responsible for providing analysis and vote recommendations for members of the Texas House Republican Caucus. The Policy Committee consists of 16 Members: two members elected by the members within each of the six geographic regions of the state; two at-large members, appointed by the Caucus Chair; and the Caucus Policy Chair.
The committee members are as follows:
Jared Patterson, Chair
David Cook, Vice-Chair and at-large member
Charles “Doc” Anderson, at-large member
Lacey Hull, at-large member
Caroline Harris, Central Region
Ellen Troxclair, Central Region
Ernest Bailes, East Region
Terri Leo-Wilson, East Region
Ben Bumgarner, North Region
Richard Hayes, North Region
Stan Kitzman, South Region
Janie Lopez, South Region
Charles Cunningham, Southeast Region
Mike Schofield, Southeast Region
Stan Lambert, West Region
Glenn Rogers, West Region
“It is an honor to be chosen by Chairman Goldman to lead the Republican Caucus Policy Committee,” said newly appointed Policy Chair Patterson. “Every session, this committee spends hundreds of hours reviewing legislation and amendments so we can serve as a resource to our fellow Caucus members prior to and during floor deliberations. It is an incredibly rewarding responsibility for our policy committee to take on and I am confident we will do the membership a great service this session.”
The Texas House Republican Caucus is comprised of all Republican members serving in the Texas House of Representatives. The Caucus provides research, education, policy development, and other support to its members and their staff.
The Texas House Republican Caucus works to promote limited government, fiscal responsibility, and personal liberty to continue cultivating economic growth for all Texans.