From the Office of State Senator Rodney Ellis

For Immediate Release
February 28, 2007
Contact: Jeremy Warren, 512-463-0113

Senator Ellis comments on Texas Restaurant Association's endorsement of statewide smoking ban

"I am extremely pleased to learn the Texas Restaurant Association has announced their support of a statewide smoking ban in all public places.

"This endorsement demonstrates the importance that TRA places on protecting the health of Texas restaurant and bar employees across the state. I commend them and look forward to working with them and Representative Crownover as we work to pass this important legislation that will protect and improve the health of all Texans."

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