Hartnett Confirms He Won't Seek Re-election

State Rep. Will Hartnett, R-Dallas, said this afternoon that he won't seek another term in the Texas House. The lawmaker, who's in his 11th term, has been either a chairman or a vice chairman in nine of those, and says he's ready to spend more time with his family. He noted that he was the only member who voted in 2001 against passage of the bill that provides in-state college tuition for illegal immigrants.

"My wife and three sons have stood by me during my years of public service, and now I look forward to having more ...

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