Austin, Texas – State Representative Carl O. Sherman has been appointed to the Corrections and Land & Resource Management Committees for the 88th Texas Legislature.
Rep. Sherman released the following statement:
“I am grateful to be reappointed to the Corrections committee for the third consecutive term to advocate for humane criminal justice reforms and I am also excited to serve on a new committee, Land & Resource
management during this session. I will continue to ensure that the more than 30 million citizens across our great state have what they need to realize the American Dream. I look forward to collaborating with each Chairman and committee member to ensure that dream is accessible for every Texan.”
Representative Sherman’s experience as a City Manager and Mayor enables him to understand the value of local control more intimately. Local leaders are closest to the citizens and are best equipped to know what is needed most in their community. During his tenure as the first African American Mayor of the City of DeSoto, Texas he focused on cultivating smart economically sound solutions that provided access to quality, affordable housing and safe neighborhoods.