This Week in Texas: Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Posted June 12, 2019 in The Mignon Memo

Rep. Eric Johnson wins Dallas mayoral runoff

State Representative Eric Johnson will become Dallas’ next mayor, voters decided last Saturday. He was endorsed by a slew of his fellow House members. San Antonio’s mayor Ron Nirenberg was also re-elected. Read more here.

Gov. Abbott has until Sunday, June 16, to sign or veto bills

The Governor has so far signed over 800 bills. He has until Sunday to sign or veto the over 4500 bills passed by both chambers this session. To see where the biggest bills you’ve been following this session are, click here.

Rep. John Cyrier participates in D-Day re-enactment

State Rep. John Cyrier (second from right) was in Normandy for the 75th anniversary of D-Day. Rep. Cyrier is an avid flyer and serves as a member of the Texas State Guard.

Only in Austin…

In a viral “PSA,” a Nashville comedy group is begging people to move to Austin, apparently hoping to convince viewers that the Live Music Capital is less crowded than Music City. Watch the funny video here.