Rep. Jason Villalba Receives Key Endorsements from Medical Health Advocates for Re-Election Campaign

February 18, 2014

State Representative Jason Villalba, Republican candidate for re-election to Texas House District 114, today announced endorsements from several groups advocating on behalf of medical professionals. Rep. Villalba is running for his second term in the Texas House of Representatives.

During his first term, Rep. Villalba worked with doctors, nurses, administrators, and healthcare advocates to further legislation and promote thoughtful, common-sense policies that protect the interests of both patients and medical care providers. Rep Villalba received the endorsement of the following organizations:

  • Texas Medical Association (TMA)
  • Texas Hospital Association (THA)
  • Hospital Corporation of America (HCA)
  • HeartPlace
  • Texas Pharmacy Business Council
  • Texas Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Texas Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

“I am honored and humbled to receive the endorsements of these groups with whom I share a commitment for improving the health and wellbeing of all Texans,” said Rep. Villalba. “I am proud of my record of working with these groups on issues of patients’ rights, lawsuit reform, and limiting government interference in patient care. I pledge to continue working to ensure that Texans receive high-quality, affordable healthcare.”

In announcing the candidates endorsed by the Texas Hospital Association John Hawkins said, “Sound health care policies are more important than ever, and these candidates have indicated a willingness to work with Texas hospitals to address health care issues. HOSPAC has endorsed candidates who recognize the importance of health care to all Texans and value the role that hospitals play in caring for our communities as well as their significant contributions to the state’s economy.”