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Konni Burton

State senator, R-Colleyville


Konni Burton, a Republican from Colleyville, was elected to the Texas Senate in 2014. She is the vice chairwoman of Administration Committee and serves on the Criminal Justice, Health & Human Services and Natural Resources & Economic Development committees.

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Why I'm against taxpayer-funded lobbying

I believe there is a distinct difference between a private company that uses its profits to hire a lobbyist and government entities that use taxpayer dollars to do the same. Let me explain my reasoning on why I will gladly meet with one but not the other.