Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Five former Chairs of the Texas Railroad Commission today voice their support of Barry Smitherman as the best pick to lead the Texas Railroad Commission. “Barry Smitherman is the right choice to keep as Chairman of
… Read more Smitherman, former chairman of the Public Utility Commission, was appointed to the commission last year by Gov. Rick Perry. He is generally regarded as having been an effective commissioner from the outset and now serves as chairman. … Read more [Smitherman’s] commendable performance on the PUC demonstrated his leadership and ability to manage an agency. Smitherman also gained a strong understanding of energy issues during his PUC tenure. We urge Republican voters to give Smitherman the GOP nomination to the seat, which is tantamount to election because the Democrats failed to field a candidate. … Read more Railroad Commission Chairman Barry Smitherman said Texas has the resources to triple or quadruple production in the next 8-10 years. He said this would make us more energy independent and creates great paying jobs. “So what we want to do is facilitate … Read more Railroad commissioner, Place 2, GOP primary: Barry Smitherman was appointed to fill a vacancy on the commission and is now seeking to serve out the unexpired term. In a race that has featured very little campaigning, we believe Mr. Smitherman should … Read more
FORT WORTH, TEXAS – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Political Action Committee (TSCRA PAC) today announced its support of Barry Smitherman for election to the Texas Railroad Commission (RRC). Smitherman currently serves as chairman of the RRC.
In the race to complete the unexpired term caused by the departure of Michael Williams, we commend Barry Smitherman to Republican primary voters. (There is no Democrat running for this seat in the fall.) Smitherman, a veteran of the Public Utility … Read more
I’m proud to announce that my campaign for re-election has been endorsed by General Eugene Habiger, former Commander-In-Chief of the United States Strategic Command.
Texas Railroad Commission Chairman Barry Smitherman, for one, believes it could “kill the technology that’s taking us to energy independence,” and prevent Texas from quadrupling its oil production in the next decade to 4 million barrels a day.and more » … Read more Gov. Rick Perry appointed Barry Smitherman to take his place. To keep the seat, Smitherman must run this year and again when the current term expires in 2014. Perry appointed Commissioner Elizabeth Ames Jones to a vacant seat in 2005.Opposition to EPA unites GOP hopefuls for Railroad CommissionAustin American-StatesmanAustin American-Statesmanall 2 news articles » … Read more