Texas State Representatives

representatives have a lot of power in

Texas they make laws that impact our

everyday lives

this is Rebecca with the League of Women

Voters of Texas the representatives vote

for their leader of the Texas House he

was called the Speaker of the House

representatives help make and vote on

laws House members serve on committees

such as agriculture and livestock

business and industry elections higher

education energy resources and more they

decide where the money goes within the

state government bills for raising money

must originate in the house and only the

house can impeach a state officer the

house is one of the two chambers that

make up the Texas state legislature the

Texas State House has 150 members one

from each of Texas's 150 districts these

elected officials represent you make

sure you vote in the Texas primaries in

the general elections for more

information visit LWB texas org vote