Mike Boone in the Dallas Morning News: Austin Establishment, Dallas Area Prepare for Don Huffines to Join Senate

03/11/2014


OK, North Dallas. Don Huffines is your new representative in the Texas Senate.

The unabashed libertarian with backing from the local tea party replaces Sen. John Carona once the veteran Republican finishes his term this year...

Judging by his associations, Huffines won’t be that guy, though he remains a mystery to most people in North Texas, as well as the Austin lobby.

“I don’t know him. I thought John would win, so I never gave it much thought,” said Dallas lawyer Michael Boone, former chairman of the Citizens Council. “We’re going to hope that he’s an open-minded person. That’s what we need in Austin and D.C."

Excerpted from the Dallas Morning News, March 11, 2014. To view full article, click here.

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