Don Huffines

Former state Sen. Don Huffines, who has announced a primary challenge to Gov. Greg Abbott, is speaking in Yoakum on Wednesday.

A Republican candidate who is running against Gov. Greg Abbott in next year’s gubernatorial primary will speak at the Republican Women of Yoakum Area’s June meeting on Wednesday.

Former state Sen. Don Huffines, a fifth-generation Texan from Dallas, is a businessman who served in the Legislature from 2015 to 2019.

Huffines has criticized Abbott for being too slow to reopen the state during the pandemic, and has pledged to lower property taxes and secure the border, according to the Texas Tribune.

The meeting will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Yoakum Community Center, 105 Huck St. Lunch will be served.

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bob weiss

Is that his platform? Taxes & the Wall? Seems ambitious...

Rick Dockery

Lower taxes sounds good

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