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James White

State Representative

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State Rep. James White, R-Hillister, proudly represents Hardin, Jasper, Newton, Polk and Tyler counties. He is a 1986 graduate of Prairie View A&M University.

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Raise the age, or pay the price

Texas’ success has inspired reform across our nation. But many states are poised to surpass the Lone Star State as a juvenile justice policy leader. Due to a recent nationwide movement to raise the age of criminal responsibility, Texas remains one of only six states where 17-year-olds have adult criminal responsibility.