For Immediate Release
FORMER MARSHALL CITY COMMISSIONER ANNOUNCES CANDIDACY FOR TEXAS HOUSE SEAT
Marshall, Texas – Garrett Boersma of Marshall, local businessman and former two-term City Commissioner, declared his candidacy for the Texas House of Representatives for House District 9 today. Boersma is running in the Republican primary.
“It is a great honor to announce my candidacy for the Texas House of Representatives. As a sixth-generation resident of Harrison County, the welfare and prosperity of my friends and neighbors throughout the east Texas region is my first and greatest priority.”
“During the legislative session, Governor Abbott’s conservative agenda was derailed thanks to members of the Texas House. A prime example of an opportunity lost was the failure to pass property tax reform, a top Abbott priority. We need property tax relief. I will fight to ensure East Texans receive the property tax relief they have been waiting for.”
“My steadfast commitment and pledge is to remain a consistent, reliable conservative voice for the core values we share. It is my firm belief that a basic principle of any elected official is to be a faithful steward of our hard-earned taxpayer dollars. State spending should be cut where appropriate and whenever possible. Our state budget should be truly balanced, with no accounting gimmicks. All Texans will prosper and our Texas economy will strengthen and grow when government is constrained to its proper role, competitive free enterprise is encouraged, and the liberty of the individual is protected.”
“Texas has issues to resolve and taxpayers deserve better results from our state legislature. We must improve our education system overall and how it is financed. Another need is to improve the delivery of transportation infrastructure with a focus on the completion of I-369.”
Garrett Boersma is an experienced businessman and consistent Christian conservative. Boersma’s professional background includes commercial real estate finance and commercial real estate property development.
Garrett is committed to our community, serving as a member of the Courthouse Preservation Council and the Citizen’s Advisory Council. He has also volunteered countless hours as past President of the Harrison County Historical Museum, and as a former board member for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Big Pines, Harrison County Historical Commission and the Harrison County Children’s Services board.
Texas House District 9 includes the counties of Cass, Marion, Harrison, Panola, Shelby and Sabine.
For more information, please visit www.garrettfortexas.com.