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Candidates Campaign in Final Days

March 3, 2014
8:34 pm by BarryForTexas

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

Texas Railroad Commission Chairman Speaks at TransCanada Ceremony in Beaumont

February 26, 2014
10:17 pm by BarryForTexas

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

Railroad Commission Chairman & Attorney General Candidate Barry Smitherman’s Statement on Hydraulic Fracturing Pioneer & Real Estate Developer George Mitchell

10:12 pm by BarryForTexas

AUSTIN – Railroad Commission Chairman & Attorney General Candidate Barry Smitherman today issued the following statement on today’s passing of George Mitchell, the pioneer who developed the hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling process in wide use today throughout Texas and the nation. “Texas has lost a true giant and innovative leader in the oil and gas industry today,” Chairman Smitherman said. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Mitchell family in their time of loss. Because of Mitchell’s persistence in pursuing for years the development of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling in North Texas’ Barnett Shale, we are today witnessing an unprecedented boom in domestic energy production and the associated economic benefits in Texas and nationwide.” Mitchell’s long career of innovation and accomplishment was not solely focused on oil & gas production.  He was also a pioneer in development READ MORE »

Barry Smitherman Announces Endorsement of Twenty-two State Republican Executive Committee Members

9:20 pm by BarryForTexas

AUSTIN – Only three weeks after announcing his intention to run for Texas Attorney General, current Texas Railroad Commission Chairman Barry Smitherman announced that he has received the endorsement of twenty-two State Republican Executive Committee (SREC) members saying, “I am honored to receive the endorsement of a wide-ranging group of conservative Republican leaders from all across our state. It’s a great indication of the level of grassroots support we are growing in this race.” “I’m proud to be a part of Barry Smitherman’s growing list of grassroots supporters,” said Tina Gibson, SREC member from Sugar Land, TX. “Barry has consistently stood up for Texas values against liberals and the Federal government. That’s exactly what we need in our next Attorney General.” Barry Smitherman has received the endorsement of the following SREC members: Judy Parada – SD 3 (Montgomery) Glenda Bowles READ MORE »

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