Calls Henry “Most Progressive” Candidate In The Race
HOUSTON-State Rep. Garnet Coleman (D-Houston) today announced his endorsement of Dale Henry for Texas Railroad Commissioner.
“I believe Dale to be the most progressive candidate in the race for Railroad Commissioner. Dale’s plan to put environmental protection and citizen safety at the forefront of the Commission’s agenda is something that should resonate with every Texan,” State Representative Coleman noted.
Rep. Coleman, who has served the people of House District 147 since 1991, is the immediate-past chair of the Texas Legislative Black Caucus and has served as the chair of the non-partisan Legislative Study Group since 2003. An outspoken, respected advocate for Texas families, Rep. Coleman said he is pleased to offer his endorsement of Dale Henry in the Democratic Primary.
“I’m very pleased to endorse Dale. With the difficult issues facing the Texas Railroad Commission today, we need someone like Dale,” Coleman said.
Dale Henry, a Lampasas Democrat, has more than four decades of experience in the oil field service industry and holds a bachelors degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. He has formerly served as City Manager of Lampasas, a county commissioner in Mills County, and as a member of the Lower Colorado Regional Water Planning Commission.
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