State Rep. Garnet Coleman of HD147 is one of my favorite elected officials anywhere. A 20-year veteran of the House and a member of the House leadership team, he’s a strong progressive advocate and a policy wonk who’s always on top of current issues. He’s a regular source of detailed information about federal legislation that affects Texas – he’s done a ton to educate people about the Affordable Care Act, from the start of the process on – and the Legislative Study Group that he chairs provides thorough analyses of all bills that the Lege debates. I could talk policy and politics with him for hours, but we managed to restrain ourselves to about 30 minutes or so:
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