Blog & News :: Barry Smitherman – Texas Railroad Commissioner

Blog & News :: Barry Smitherman – Texas Railroad Commissioner

(Austin, TX) – Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC today endorsed Barry Smitherman for Railroad Commissioner. In making the endorsement, TLR PAC Chairman Richard J. Trabulsi, Jr., said:

“Chairman Smitherman is an experienced and successful businessman who understands the need for a fair and predictable civil justice system and a reasonable and comprehensible regulatory environment.”

AUSTIN – Railroad Commission Chairman Barry Smitherman welcomed the resignation of EPA Region Six Administrator Al Armendariz as a good first step towards reforming the EPA. Smitherman led the charge investigate Mr. Armendariz for improper statements and actions while Armendariz was EPA Region Six Administrator.

Barry Smitherman, chairman of the Railroad Commission of Texas, the state regulator of the oil and gas industry, cheered Armendariz’s departure. “I will not allow the Obama administration to use this resignation to shift the focus away from the EPA’s … Read more Barry Smitherman, chairman of the Texas Railroad Commission, posted online a letter to Obama asking him to tell Jackson to suspend Armendariz “and to investigate all enforcement actions taken during his tenure” heading Region 6, which includes Texas.and more » … Read more

Austin – Chairman Barry Smitherman has been elected to serve on the Texas Conservative Coalition Research Institute’s (TCCRI) Board of Directors. TCCRI was founded in 1996 by a group of conservative leaders to help implement principled public policies in state government. Since its founding, TCCRI has established itself as one of the leading state-based think tanks in the state.

Members of the Wichita County Republican Women got energized on the topic of energy independence. Texas Railroad Commission Chairman Barry Smitherman spoke to organization members as he campaigns for re-election. … Read more Chairman Barry Smitherman has demonstrated forward-looking leadership and is the best choice in this GOP primary contest for railroad commissioner. … Read more

Austin – America’s leading Attorney General Greg Abbott, endorsed Chairman Barry Smitherman today in his race for the Texas Railroad Commission. Together they have continuously joined in litigation to fight, and win, against the liberal policies emanating out of Washington DC.

Railroad Commission Chairman Barry Smitherman responded: “By dropping their court case and enforcement actions, EPA now acknowledges what we at the Railroad Commission have known for more than a year: Range Resources’ Parker County gas wells did not … Read more

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