Hilderbran Launches Campaign for Comptroller

After 24 years in the Texas House, state Rep. Harvey Hilderbran, R-Kerrville, will announce plans on Tuesday to enter the race to replace Comptroller Susan Combs.

Hilderbran is the fourth Republican to enter the race after state Sen. Glenn Hegar of Katy, former state Rep. Raul Torres and former gubernatorial candidate Debra Medina. No Democrats have announced plans to run for the seat.

Hilderbran officially kicked off his campaign in an event in his hometown of Kerrville, saying his recent work as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee had prepared him to be the state's chief financial ...

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