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State Rep. Gonzalez Toureilles takes her third oath of office
Jan 21, 2009 | 983 views | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Austin — Jan. 13 marked the first day of the 81st Session for the Texas Legislature, and the third session for Yvonne Gonzalez Toureilles as state representative for District 35.

Members of the House of Representatives assume the responsibility of forming the laws and policies for the Great State of Texas. “I look forward to working with my county judges and all elected officials of District 35, to ensure their voices are heard at the Capitol.”

During the historic opening day ceremony, the Texas House of Representatives elected State Rep. Joe Straus from San Antonio as Speaker of the House of Representatives. Speaker Straus is the first newly elected speaker in six years. State Rep. Gonzalez Toureilles said “I am looking forward to working with Speaker Straus and know that he will be a benefit to my constituents in District 35. I was proud to have served on his escort committee introducing him as our new Speaker.”

To continue her dedication to District 35, State Rep. Toureilles filed eight bills before she was officially sworn in on Tuesday. These bills were filed to start introducing issues and meeting the needs of her constituents, such as concealed handgun owners, deer breeders, law enforcement personnel, students, and drivers under the Driver Responsibility Program. Continue reading your local newspaper for updates on these bills and information on all the newly filed bills.

State Rep. Toureilles’ constituents reside in one of seven counties which make up District 35 -- Atascosa County, Karnes County, Goliad County, Bee County, Live Oak County, McMullen County, and Jim Wells County. “I ask that constituents contact me and my staff with their needs and concerns. My staff and I will keep our local newspapers updated with information about how I am making my constituents voices heard at the Texas Capitol.”

You can contact State Rep. Toureilles and her staff by calling toll free at 1-800-240-2294.

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