Speaker Straus appoints Rep. Wray to two committees Share:Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Posted in Ellis County on February 04, 2015 by Publisher John Wray was sworn in as the new Texas State Representative of House District 10 on Jan. 13, 2015.AUSTIN — Texas House Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, announced house committee appointments for the 84th Legislature on Wednesday afternoon.State Representative of House District 10 John Wray, R-Waxahachie, was appointed to the Homeland Security & Public Safety and Ways & Means committees."I'm excited that I was appointed to two committees, Homeland Security & Public Safety and Ways & Means," Wray said. "I am honored that Speaker Straus has trusted me with the responsibility to serve on these important committees and am ready to start working for the people of Texas and House District 10."Wray took his oath of office and was sworn in on Jan. 13. Wray replaces Jim Pitts, whom in 2013 announced his retirement and stated he would not seek reelection. Wray defeated a number of opponents during the 2014 Republican primary election and did not face a challenger in the general election. You may also be interested in readingTexas Republican delegation endorses Chairman Paul Ryan for Speaker after demands madeFeb. 10 – Meet the candidates vying for Barton’s seatRepresentative Wray announces August Town Hall datesGovernor Abbott takes action to combat illegal border crossingsRepresentative Wray announces district office opening and town hallRepresentative John Wray announces campaign for re-electionRecord early voting numbers ahead of Tuesday’s electionWHS senior Madison Warren represented district in AustinThe Gingerbread House receives Community Leadership AwardTexas House passes $4.9 billion tax cut package ← ROHS senior baseball player signs with Hill CollegeECSO burglary reports for Jan. 28-Feb. 3 → You must log in to post a comment.