Senator Ellis the on Passing of Jack Blanton
Senator Rodney Ellis (D-Houston) released the following statement:
"I am saddened to learn of the passing of Jack Blanton, one of Texas' great leaders over the past half century and someone I'm proud to call my friend. He dedicated his time, effort, and knowledge to the improvement of the state and Houston, and we're all better for it. Jack provided an example of what it truly means to be a civic leader. He'll be missed dearly."