State Rep. Kleinschmidt leaving House for Ag Dept

State Rep. Kleinschmidt leaving House for Ag Dept

Photo: texastribune.org

State Rep. Tim Kleinschmidt is leaving the Texas House to become general counsel of the state Department of Agriculture.

The Austin American Statesman reports (http://bit.ly/153RqHl ) that the Lexington Republican will report directly to Agriculture Commissioner-elect Sid Miller.

Miller is a former Texas House Republican himself, and said Friday he tapped Kleinschmidt because of his experience as a property rights attorney and rancher.

Kleinschmidt has….read more.

Information from: Austin American-Statesman, http://www.statesman.com

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