This Week in Texas: September 8, 2010

Posted September 8, 2010 in The Mignon Memo

Add another name to the list of possible candidates for Texas House Speaker. Rep. Warren Chisum (R-Pampa) said Tuesday that he would decide before the November elections whether to challenge current Speaker Joe Straus. Rep. Leo Berman (R-Tyler) has already thrown his hat into the ring and filed paperwork with the Texas Ethics Commission.

Rich Parsons is leaving his post as press secretary to Lt. Governor David Dewhurst to become Vice-President of Public Affairs at Hahn, Texas, an Austin based communications firm.