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Thursday, June 29th, 2017 @ 10:25AM

Rep. Paul Workman to Seek Re-Election to Texas House of Representatives

  AUSTIN – State Representative Paul Workman (R-Austin) today announced that he will seek re-election as State Representative for District 47 in the Texas House of Representatives. “Representing the people of western and southern Travis County is an honor and privilege,” said Rep. Workman. “It is a blessing to serve…

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Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 @ 12:49PM

HD 47 Transportation Update

Getting Results on Transportation for House District 47 Check back here for frequent updates Ranch-to-Market Road 620 Due to significant population growth, the 19-mile RM 620 corridor from the northern terminus at US Highway 183 to the southern terminus at State Highway 71 in Bee Cave has become congested and…

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Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 @ 3:27PM

Statement on Travis County Republican Party Chairman-Elect

Robert Morrow is an embarrassment to the Travis County Republican Party. His vulgar, profanity-laced outbursts in no way represent my values, the values of our party, or the beliefs of Republican voters. While the increased voter participation brought on by the competitive presidential race is widely considered a boon for…

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Friday, January 22nd, 2016 @ 12:41PM

Time for Texas to take the lead in amending the U.S. Constitution

This piece originally appeared in TribTalk, a publication of the Texas Tribune. I applaud Gov. Greg Abbott’s recently announced initiative for the states to take the lead in amending the U.S. Constitution. The truth is, we have become a nation with a powerful, centralized government, which was never our founders’…

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Tuesday, December 8th, 2015 @ 9:14AM

Workman Accepts Debate Invitations

As the only Republican State Representative elected from Travis County, I am used to taking on the liberal Democrat machine. And just as I am proud to stand up to liberal Austin, I am proud to stand up and defend my conservative record. That’s why I have agreed to participate…

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Monday, November 23rd, 2015 @ 2:38PM

Op-Ed: Austin’s Energy Purchases Are Headed In Wrong Direction

Originally published in the Austin American-Statesman: The Austin City Council has taken action to approve the purchase of a large amount of solar power, running contrary to their stated goals on affordability. City energy policies should be driven by affordability, economic realities and the need to deliver reliable electricity to…

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