Representative Allan Ritter is the president of Ritter Lumber Company and has represented HD-21 since 1999. He is the current chairman of the House Committee on Natural Resources and sits on the Ways and Means Committee.
He cites as his legislative accomplishments his efforts to affect change in the areas of criminal justice, tax policy, economic development and higher education ...
Chris Christie is coming to Texas on Thursday and with a large target on his back placed there by Democrats.Full Story
The focus on Tuesday returns to District Judge John Dietz's courtroom, where the next chapter in the legal challenge to the state's school finance system commences.Full Story
In the end, the only electoral drama on Prop 6 was how quickly the wire services would make the call after the polls closed in El Paso.Full Story
A bill that would draw $2 billion for water projects from the Rainy Day Fund is set to hit the House floor Monday afternoon. The debate could turn to focus on what it means to be a fiscal conservative in the Tea Party era. As some conservative activists are urging supporters to express opposition to the bill, Gov. Rick Perry has voiced his support for the measure.
State Rep. Allan Ritter, chair of the House Natural Resources Committee, filed two bills on Thursday that would allocate $2 billion sum from Texas' Rainy Day Fund to create a fund for water-supply projects. Several competing proposals are floating around the Legislature, but this is the the largest sum proposed to date.Full Story