FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                                                      Contact: Liz Zornes January 15, 2016                                                                                                                                                           (214) 943-6081 (512) 517-7380(cell)   Rafael Anchia Appointed to Trinity Parkway Advisory Committee   DALLAS – Today, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings announced the formation of the Trinity Parkway Advisory Committee, whose members were appointed by Dallas City Councilmember Sandy Greyson and former North Texas Tollway Authority Chair Jere Thompson, Jr.  Councilmember Greyson and Mr. Thompson were each allowed to appoint three members to the Committee.  The members are:   Ambassador Ron Kirk, former U.S. Trade Representative and Dallas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Liz Zornes (512) 463-0746 DECEMBER 31, 2015   REP. ANCHIA REACTS TO ENACTMENT OF OPEN CARRY BILL JANUARY 1ST Texas' law is the most extreme open carry law in the nation   Dallas - Today, Rep. Rafael Anchia (D-Dallas), a long-time advocate of sensible gun safety  laws, outlined the reasons for his opposition to HB 910, which takes effect tomorrow and will allow people with Concealed Handgun Licenses to openly carry a handgun in a belt or shoulder holster. The bill passed with overwhelming Republican support during the 2015 legislative session.   "Unlike

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Liz Zornes  (512) 463-0746 DECEMBER 18, 2015     REP. ANCHIA AND SEN. SELIGER REACT TO CONGRESS' DECISION TO LIFT THE CRUDE OIL EXPORT BAN   Chairman Rafael Anchia (D-Dallas) and Senator Kel Seliger (R-Amarillo) joined together to applaud Congress for voting to lift the 40-year old ban on American crude oil exports.   Seliger and Anchia worked jointly during the 2015 Legislature to pass Senate Concurrent Resolution 13, “Urging the U.S. Congress to end the ban on crude oil exports.”  The measure was passed with nearly unanimous support from

Rafael Anchia State Representative District 103   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                                 Contact: Liz Zornes November 16, 2015 (512) 463-0746   Anchia Files for Re-Election Representative Aims to Continue Advocating for State and Region DALLAS –State Representative Rafael Anchia announced today his intention to run for a seventh term in the Texas House of Representatives for District 103 which spans a western corridor of Dallas County, including parts of Dallas, Irving, and Farmers Branch.  Anchia’s experience as an effective Chairman for the Committee on International Trade and Intergovernmental Affairs, coupled with his

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 27, 2015 Contact: Liz Zornes (214) 943-6081   ANCHIA APPALLED AT GOV. ABBOTT’S CALL FOR SANCTUARY CITY LEGISLATION Criticizes Governor as being most anti-Hispanic governor in history of Texas Yesterday Texas State Rep. Rafael Anchia (D-Dallas) expressed his strong disapproval of Governor Greg Abbott’s statement in which the Governor, among other things, urged legislators to (1) pass laws that prohibit any policy or action that promotes sanctuary to people in this state illegally, and (2) enact laws that make it illegal for a Sheriff’s Department to not

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