Taxpayers in the DFW area will have a chance to voice their thoughts and concerns to their legislators about the 83rd Legislative Session soon. Many of the newly elected conservatives in the Metroplex are taking time to hold townhalls before they head to Austin in January.

Rep. Elect Jeff Leach announced today via email that several GOP legislators from the DFW area will be attending a townhall meeting hosted in HD 67. Details are below:

Meeting #1:

When: Tuesday, December 4 @ 7:00 p.m.

Where: Cottonwood Creek Baptist Church in Allen

Attending:
State Senator Elect Ken Paxton (SD 8)
State Rep. Van Taylor (HD 66)
State Rep. Elect Jeff Leach (HD 67)
State Rep. Elect Scott Turner (HD 33)
State Rep. Elect Ron Simmons (HD 65)
State Rep. Elect Scott Sanford (HD 70)
State Rep. Elect Pat Fallon (HD 106)

Meeting #2:

When: Monday, December 10 @ 7:00 p.m.

Where: Collin College – Spring Creek Campus Conference Center in Plano

Attending:
State Rep. Jodie Laubenberg (HD 89)
State Rep. Elect Jeff Leach (HD 67)

Additionally, Rep. Elect Giovanni Capriglione will be holding two of his own townhalls soon:

• December 6, Keller Town Hall, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m., 1100 Bear Creek Pkwy, Keller, TX
• December 7, Grapevine City Hall, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m., 200 S. Main St., Grapevine, TX

It’s great to see so many of the conservative legislators from the Metroplex understand the importance of holding these conversations with their constituents.

Below is an updated table of who currently plans to hold townhall meeting before session starts:

DistrictFirst NameLast NamePlanning a Town Hall?
1GeorgeLavenderYes
2DanFlynnNo Response
3CecilBell, Jr.Maybe
4LanceGoodenNo Response
6MattSchaeferNo Response
7DavidSimpsonYes
8ByronCookNo Response
9ChrisPaddieNo Response
10JimPittsNo Response
11TravisClardyYes
12Kyle J.KacalYes
13LoisKolkhorstYes
14JohnRaneyNo Response
15SteveTothYes
16BrandonCreightonNo Response
17TimKleinschmidtMaybe
18JohnOttoNo Response
19JamesWhiteYes
20MarshaFarneyNo Response
21AllanRitterNo Response
24GregBonnenNo Response
25DennisBonnenNo Response
26RickMillerYes
28JohnZerwasNo Response
29EdThompsonYes
30GeanieMorrisonNo Response
32ToddHunterNo Response
33ScottTurnerYes
43J.M.LozanoNo Response
44JohnKuempelNo
45JasonIsaacYes
47PaulWorkmanNo Response
52LarryGonzalesNo Response
53HarveyHilderbranNo Response
54JimmieAycockNo Response
55RalphSheffieldNo
56Charles "Doc"AndersonNo Response
57TrentAshbyNo Response
58RobOrrYes
59J.D.SheffieldNo Response
60JimKefferNo Response
61PhilKingNo Response
62LarryPhillipsNo Response
63TanParkerNo Response
64MyraCrownoverNo
65RonSimmonsYes
66VanTaylorYes
67JeffLeachYes
68DrewSpringerYes
69JamesFrankNo Response
70ScottSanfordYes
71SusanKingNo
72DrewDarbyNo
73DougMillerNo Response
81TryonLewisNo Response
82TomCraddickNo
83CharlesPerryNo Response
84JohnFrulloNo Response
85PhilStephensonN/A
86JohnSmitheeNo
87FourPriceNo Response
88KenKingNo Response
89JodieLaubenbergYes
91StephanieKlickYes
92JonathanSticklandNo Response
93MattKrauseYes
94DianePatrickNo Response
96WilliamZedlerNo Response
97CraigGoldmanNo Response
98GiovanniCapriglioneYes
99CharlieGerenNo Response
102StefaniCarterMaybe
105LindaHarper-BrownNo
106PatFallonYes
107KennethSheetsNo Response
108DanBranchNo Response
112AngieChen ButtonNo
113CindyBurkettYes
114JasonVillalbaYes
115BennettRatliffYes
122LyleLarsonNo Response
126PatriciaHarlessNo Response
127DanHubertyNo Response
128WayneSmithNo Response
129JohnDavisNo Response
130AllenFletcherMaybe
132BillCallegariNo Response
133JimMurphyYes
134SarahDavisNo Response
135GaryElkinsNo Response
136TonyDaleNo Response
138DwayneBohacYes
150DebbieRiddleNo

Updated Dec. 17
N/A – Unable to get in touch

Dustin Matocha

Dustin Matocha is the CFO and COO of Texas Scorecard. Dustin graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a BBA in Management, a BA in Government, and a minor in Marketing. He’s a self-described Corvette enthusiast, baseball purist, tech geek and growing connoisseur of local craft beer.

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