DFW Conservatives Endorse Christi Craddick
Conservatives all over Texas are coalescing around one candidate for Texas Railroad Commissioner: Christi Craddick.
Today, conservative leaders from every corner of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex have joined together to give their support to Christi Craddick and her campaign for Texas Railroad Commissioner.
Senator John Carona, Rep. Phil King, Rep. Jodie Laubenberg, Rep. Tan Parker and Rep. Ken Paxton have endorsed Christi's campaign and will work to help her win the Republican Primary.
Here is what these conservative elected leaders from north Texas had to say about Christi's candidacy in a series of postcards being mailed throughout their various districts:
Sen. John Carona - "I have known Christi for many years and I can attest to the core values and conservative beliefs that will guide her on the Texas Railroad Commission. Christi will be a strong leader for Texas that we can trust to protect individual property rights, fight back against an overreaching federal government and defend our state's natural resources while encouraging job growth through Texas' growing oil and gas industry. I am proud to stand with Christi Craddick for Texas Railroad Commisioner."
Rep. Phil King - "Christi grew up in the oil fields of West Texas and has spent much of her professional career dealing with oil, gas, and water issues. As you know, the energy industry is one of the main drivers of jobs in Texas, well over a fifth of our state economy. Given the state of the national economy and the attacks on Texas by the Obama Administration, it’s more important than ever that we have a strong, principled voice to represent Texans on the Commission. I know Christi will work tirelessly to protect Texans from the job killing over-regulation of the federal government, while also looking out for our environment and the property rights of Texas landowners."
Rep. Jodie Laubenberg - "Texans know well how important the oil and gas industry is to our state. With Christi Craddick on the Railroad Commission, we can be sure that Texas will continue to enjoy a consistent regulatory environment that encourages economic growth and job creation. And in Christi, we will have a fighter who will stand up to the federal government's encroachment on Texas. Christi Craddick is a committted conservative and will never compromise her principles as an elected leader in Texas. I am proud to endorse Christi Craddick for Texas Railroad Commissioner."
Rep. Tan Parker - "Christi Craddick has the necessary blend of experience and knowledge of the oil and gas industry to serve Texas well in this important office. As a small business owner herself, she understands the value that independent oil and gas producers add to the Texas economy. Christi has also demonstrated to me that she understands the importance of finding the right balance to protect our communities from unchecked urban drilling. Christi will stand up against Washington's misguided energy policies that threaten Texas jobs and our nation's energy security. Conservatives all over Texas should stand with Christi Craddick for Texas Railroad Commissioner."
Rep. Ken Paxton - "Christi Craddick's experience as a successful attorney and small business owner make her a strong candidate for Texas Railroad Commissioner. She encompasses the right blend of legislative, legal and energy experience that will benefit Texans on the Commission and will ensure the Texas energy industry continues to help our economy grow and create jobs for decades in the future. Christi will stand up for Texas against Obama's job-killing EPA. Christi Craddick will make an excellent Texas Railroad Commissioner and she has my full support."
These conservative elected leaders join conservative leaders from the Houston area, former Railroad Commissioner Michael Williams, former Railroad Commissioners Charles Matthews and Barry Williamson, and hundreds of conservative, energy and business leaders throughout Texas in backing Christi Craddick for Texas Railroad Commissioner.