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Monday, September 23, 2013

Callegari to Retire

State Rep. Bill Callegari (R - Houston), who turns 72 today, will not seek reelection to the Texas House in 2014.  First elected in 2000, Callegari serves as Chair of the House Pensions Committee.  His decision brings to 12 so far the number of House members who will not return for the 84th Legislature as follows:

  • HD 10 - Jim Pitts; not seeking reelection
  • HD 16 - Brandon Creighton; candidate for Agriculture Commissioner
  • HD 23 - Craig Eiland; not seeking reelection
  • HD 50 - Mark Strama; resigned
  • HD 53 - Harvey Hilderbran; candidate for Comptroller
  • HD 58 - Rob Orr; not seeking reelection
  • HD 66 - Van Taylor; candidate for State Senate
  • HD 81 - Tryon Lewis; not seeking reelection
  • HD 102 - Stefani Carter; candidate for Railroad Commissioner
  • HD 108 - Dan Branch; candidate for Attorney General
  • HD 129 - John Davis; not seeking reelection
  • HD 132 - Bill Callegari; not seeking reelection