When the legislature is in session, nothing compares to the effectiveness of city officials testifying at the Capitol. City officials who take their time to travel to Austin to speak out on important city issues should be applauded by us all.

Among the city officials who recently testified in front of legislative committees are the following:

Susie Byrd, Mayor Pro Temp, El Paso
Chris Connealy, Fire Chief, Cedar Park
Charles England, Mayor, Grand Prairie
Pat Evans, Mayor, Plano
J.D. Gardner, Fire Chief, Killeen
Herbert Gears, Mayor, Irving
John Gillette, Fire Marshal, University Park
Kathleen Hicks, Mayor Pro Temp, Fort Worth
Andy Jones, Fire Chief, North Richland Hills
Tom Leppert, Mayor, Dallas
Brewster McCracken, Councilmember, Austin
Alan McGraw, Mayor, Round Rock
Susan Narvaiz, Mayor, San Marcos
Bobby Waddle, Mayor, DeSoto
Bill White, Mayor, Houston
Lana Wolf, Mayor Pro Tem, Arlington

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