Lt. Governor Dan Patrick Names Appointments to the Senate Select Committee on Transportation Planning


AUSTIN – Today, Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick named his appointments to the Senate Select Committee on Transportation Planning.

Senate Select Committee on Transportation Planning:

Senator Robert Nichols, Chair
Senator Bob Hall
Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa
Senator Joan Huffman
Senator Charles Perry

Created by House Bill 20, this committee examines issues related to transportation planning, financing and performance, as well as the Texas Department of Transportation’s collaboration with stakeholder groups such as elected officials, local governments and metropolitan planning organizations.

“I am very pleased to appoint each one of these hard working Senators to this important oversight committee,” said Lt. Governor Dan Patrick. “Their leadership, legislative experience and commitment to the State of Texas will be invaluable.”

Patrick added, “Senator Nichols is the perfect person to lead this effort just like he did during the last legislative session in the Texas Senate. We have no time to waste. Texas is on a roll and we need to make sure our roadway improvements keep it that way.”