Chairmanship Taken Away From Representatives

Two area Texas representatives have lost their seats as committee chairmen.

Representative David Swinford of Dumas lost his seat as chairman of the State Affairs Committee.

However, he is serving as a member of the State Affairs Committee as well as the Agriculture and Livestock Committee.

Representative Warren Chisum of Pampa is no longer the chairman of House Appropriations.

He is serving as Vice Chair of Environmental Regulations, and is a member of the Licensing and Administrative Procedures Committee.

Representative John Smithee of Amarillo remains chairman of the Insurance Committee and is serving on the Natural Resources Committee.