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Candidates Campaign in Final Days

Barry Smitherman, a Highlands native and Ross S. Sterling High School graduate, is running for the Republican nomination to be Texas Attorney General - Read More

Texas Railroad Commission Chairman Speaks at TransCanada Ceremony in Beaumont

Texas Railroad Commission Chairman Barry Smitherman spoke in Beaumont Wednesday during ceremonies held at Ford Park to mark the start of operation of TransCanada’s Gulf Coast Pipeline Project, which will deliver economic benefits, strengthen energy security and protect natural resources - Read More

Attorney General Candidate Barry Smitherman’s Statement on Judge Orlando Garcia’s Ruling Striking Down Texas Gay Marriage Ban

Today Barry Smitherman issued the following statement in response to Judge Orlando Garcia’s ruling striking down Texas’ gay marriage ban - Read More

Letter to the Editor: Vote Smitherman

I appreciated the Q&A with state attorney general candidates Barry Smitherman and Dan Branch in the Feb. 21 Trib. Based on this and other information I have reviewed, I enthusiastically endorse Barry Smitherman - Read More

Continuing Strong Leadership in the Attorney General’s Office

Barry Smitherman has unparalleled experience in doing this, having served seven years with the Public Utility Commission of Texas and now serving as Chair of the Texas Railroad Commission - Read More

Lubbock Avalanche Journal Endorses Barry Smitherman for Attorney General

Races for statewide political offices are crowded in Texas this year, with multiple candidates in all races. Here are our endorsements - Read More

Barry Smitherman Launches New Television Ad

Today Chairman of the Railroad Commission and conservative candidate for Attorney General, Barry Smitherman, launched a new television ad entitled “Fighting for Us” - Read More

Houston Metro Police Union Endorses Barry Smitherman for Attorney General

Today Barry Smitherman, Chairman of the Railroad Commission and conservative candidate for Attorney General, announced that the Houston Metro Police Union has endorsed his campaign for Attorney General - Read More
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