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Veterinary PAC and Speaker Phelan Announce Joint Contribution to Re-Elect Rep. Brad Buckley


AUSTIN, TX – The Veterinary Political Action Committee (VPAC) and Speaker Dade Phelan today announced a joint $20,000 contribution to support Representative Brad Buckley (R-Killeen) in his re-election campaign for House District 54. Buckley’s district includes Lampasas County and part of Bell County.

“Brad Buckley has worked to voice the needs and uphold the conservative principles of rural Texas,” Speaker Phelan said. “He is a trusted veterinarian in his community and has demonstrated a commitment to public education, veterans’ rights, and creating economic opportunities for his district. The people of HD 54 need a leader like Brad that will fight for them in Austin.”

“We are proud to stand in unified support of Rep. Brad Buckley, a fellow Texas veterinarian who has put the needs of his community and district ahead of himself,” VPAC Chairman, Dr. Russell Ueckert, said. “We are pleased to join the Speaker in ensuring that all the voters in District 54 know what an excellent legislator and candidate Rep. Buckley continues to be.”

About the Veterinary Political Action Committee

VPAC helps advance the legislative goals of the Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA) and assists in its mission to preserve, promote, and protect the veterinary medical profession and to advance animal health for the well-being of humans and animals. Through VPAC, veterinarians can support candidates who support their profession and voice their concerns and objectives to the state legislature.

About Texas Veterinary Medical Association

TVMA was organized in 1903 and continues to operate as a nonprofit organization under the laws of the state of Texas. The purpose of TVMA is to support veterinarians as they practice the art and science of veterinary medicine in Texas through education, outreach, and advocacy. The Association currently has more than 4,000 licensed veterinarians as members practicing throughout the state of Texas, making it one of the largest veterinary medical associations in the nation.