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State Rep. John Zerwas to step down in September

The Richmond Republican was first elected in 2006 and resigns as chairman of the powerful budget-writing House Appropriations Committee. He will serve until Sept. 30.

 State Rep. Trent Ashby, R-Lufkin, looks on as Rep. John Zerwas, R-Richmond, chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, takes questions about the SB 1 — the budget bill — on May 27, 2017.

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