Lois Kolkhorst's file:

Republican from Texas

Lois Kolkhorst of Brenham represents District 13 in the Texas House. She's also chairwoman of the House Committee on Public Health. Her family runs Kolkhorst Petroleum in Navasota, according to biographical information posted online.

Recent statements involving Lois Kolkhorst

Says that according to "many reports and even our own data," the state of Texas spent more through Medicaid on orthodontia than all other states combined.

Says $500 billion in Medicare cuts are coming.

Recent stories featuring Lois Kolkhorst

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