July 28, 2005  


Congresswoman Granger Awarded to Legislative Honor Roll in Economic Achievement for Second Consecutive Year


WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC) awarded Congresswoman Kay Granger to its 2005 Honor Roll of Legislative Achievement in Economic Development for the second consecutive year. The award is granted to legislators who have contributed to strengthening economic development in the Southern region.

SEDC, the oldest and largest regional economic development association in North America, named 123 legislators to this year’s honor roll. This is the ninth year the council has awarded legislators to their honor roll.

Granger serves on the Appropriations Committee and the powerful defense appropriations subcommittee. She also serves as a majority whip. Granger is the first and only female Republican to serve in the Texas House delegation. Granger represents the 12th District of Texas and is currently serving in her fifth term in Congress.