Myra Crownover

Republican Rep. Scott Turner has announced that he will not be seeking re-election in 2016. Turner gained attention for both his unsuccessful attempt to unseat Rep. Joe Strauss as Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, and for his stance on medical marijuana.Texas Marijuana Policy Advocacy Workshops — January 2018

A Texas legislator who chairs the Public Health Committee in the state legislature is set to let a medical marijuana bill expire rather than schedule it for a vote in committee.