My interview with Spectrum News’ In Focus program will be aired at 9:30 this morning. I had the chance to discuss HJR 39, my legislation that would constitutionally dedicate revenue from the Sporting Goods Sales Tax to help fund the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and Texas Historical Commission. https://spectruminfocus.com/section/in-focus/regions/tx
John Cyrier represents a sprawling five-county district east of Austin in the Texas House and chairs the Committee on Culture, Recreation, and Tourism. John is president and CEO of the construction firm Sabre Commercial, which is consistently named one of the best places to work by the Austin Business Journal and Austin American-Statesman, and a five-time winner of the Aggie 100 award for the fastest growing Aggie-owned companies in the world. John is a three-time nominee for the Austin Business Journal's CEO of the Year award and previously served on the executive board for the Central Texas Food Bank and was board chair of Caritas of Austin, a nonprofit with over 80 staff members that works to end homelessness by fostering self-reliance and wellbeing. John is also a licensed pilot and Captain in the Texas State Guard. Learn more...
"I take very seriously the charge to responsibly manage our state’s rich cultural resources so they remain a treasured source of enjoyment and vital engine for job creation."
Rep. John Cyrier, Chairman, House Committee on Culture, Recreation, and Tourism