Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst announced the Senate Finance Committee panel this afternoon and urged them to meet the end of this week or by Monday, January 31st:

  • Steve Ogden, R-Bryan, Chairman
  • Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, D-McAllen, Vice Chairman
  • Robert Deuell, R-Greenville
  • Robert Duncan, R-Lubbock
  • Kevin Eltife, R-Tyler
  • Craig Estes, R-Wichita Falls
  • Eddie Lucio Jr., D-Brownsville
  • Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound
  • Dan Patrick, R-Houston
  • Kel Seliger, R-Amarillo
  • Florence Shapiro, R-Plano
  • Royce West, D-Dallas
  • John Whitmire, D-Houston
  • Tommy Williams, R-The Woodlands
  • Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo

The rest of the Senate’s committees will be announced Thursday or Friday of this week.