Dawn Buckingham named to 4 Texas Senate committees
AUSTIN, Texas - State Sen. Dawn Buckingham of District 24 was named to four committees on Thursday.
Buckingham, a freshman senator, will serve on the Health and Human Services, Higher Education, Nominations, and Veterans Affairs and Border Security committees.
"I feel humbled and blessed to have been given these important assignments which will allow me to focus my attention and efforts more directly on many of the key issues facing Senate District 24," Buckingham said in a news release.
Buckingham defeated Abilene's Susan King in the republican primary before winning the seat in November.
She will serve on the Health and Human Services committee with State Sen. Charles Perry of District 28. Perry is chairman of the Agriculture, Water and Rural Affairs Committee. He is also a member of the Criminal Justice and Transportation committees.