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Texas legal reform group endorses Hegar for comptroller

By David Yates | Sep 3, 2014

HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) – On Wednesday, Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC announced its endorsed of state Sen. Glenn Hegar, R-Katy, for Texas Comptroller.

Hegar will face Houston businessman Mike Collier in the general election.

"Sen. Hegar is a principled conservative who understands the importance of tort reform in creating jobs and assuring access to doctors and health care throughout the state,” said Richard Trabulsi Jr., board chairman of TLRPAC.

“As a Member of the Texas House of Representatives and as a state senator, Glenn Hegar supported lawsuit reforms that have strengthened the Texas economy and assured that our civil justice system is balanced and fair. Glenn Hegar is a successful businessman, lawyer and legislator and his varied experience and accomplished career make him well suited to be our state’s comptroller. TLRPAC is proud to endorse him.”

Hegar was first elected to the Texas House in 2002, representing Waller and Warton counties and part of Fort Bend County.

A sixth-generation Texan, Hegar was elected to the Texas Senate in 2006. He earned his bachelor’s degree at Texas A&M University and his law degree from St. Mary’s School of Law.

TLRPAC is the political arm of Texans for Lawsuit Reform, the state's largest civil justice reform organization.

Reach David Yates at elections@legalnewsline.com

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