Tribpedia: Charles "Doc" Anderson

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Charles "Doc" Anderson has represented HD-56 since 2005 and is the current vice chairman of the House Agriculture and Livestock Committee. A Waco veterinarian since 1981, Anderson also sits on the Local & Consent Calendars Committee. 

He has also been appointed to the statewide Agricultural Policy Council, the multistate Energy Council, and the National Conference of State Legislatures Committee on Agriculture ...

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Sale of Longhorns Sparks Debate on Breed's Future

A longhorn stops at a water source on the 311,000-acre Big Bend State Park Ranch in the Chihuahuan Desert of West Texas. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has recently sold off about two-thirds of the herd to build a smaller pasture to display the remaining animals.
A longhorn stops at a water source on the 311,000-acre Big Bend State Park Ranch in the Chihuahuan Desert of West Texas. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has recently sold off about two-thirds of the herd to build a smaller pasture to display the remaining animals.

The recent sale of about 100 Big Bend Ranch State Park longhorns by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has triggered a debate on how to best protect the future of a breed that has stood as a symbol of the state. A bill filed in the House would prevent Texas Parks and Wildlife from selling any more of the park's herd.