AUSTIN, TX— The Texas Association of Business is awarding Representative John Frullo with a Champion for Free Enterprise award in recognition of his support for the business community during the 83rd Legislative Session. In TAB’s “For the Record” report card for lawmakers Rep. Frullo received a 93 percent out of a possible 100 percent score.
"Supporting business initiatives in Texas is important for everyone. A good business environment helps keep our economy strong and means jobs,” said TAB President and CEO Bill Hammond. “Rep. Frullo knows that, and his support means Texas will stay on top for jobs and economic growth."
"I am honored to be recognized by the Texas Association of Business as a Champion for Free Enterprise,” said Rep. Frullo. “When I vote on legislation, I'm always thinking about how this will affect the small businesses in Lubbock and around the state. I will continue to fight for businesses, less regulation and lower taxes."
Rep. Frullo took the oath of office and began serving the 84th House District on November 22, 2010. He is the owner of Midtown Printing and Graphics, Inc., a commercial printing, design and ad specialty company.
Currently, he serves on the Committee on State Affairs, the Committee on Calendars, the Committee on Pensions, and the Committee on House Administration. He was also appointed to the Energy Council by Speaker Straus.
During the 82nd Legislative Session, he authored Alicia's Law which gives law enforcement the tools they need to go after those who harm children. During the 83rd Legislative Session he continued that work with the passage of HB 2268 to allow states to honor search warrants across state lines in order to obtain critical evidence to prosecute predators.
A long-time proponent for the protection of liberty and freedom, Rep. Frullo holds strongly the principles of a limited and small government. He has been an active member of the Republican Party, including having served as an officer for the Lubbock County Young Republicans and treasurer and executive committee member of the Lubbock County Republican Party.
Along with being a strong leader in business, Rep. Frullo is an active member of the Lubbock community. He served as a leader in Boy Scout Troop 157 and is a former board member of Communities in Schools, the Greater Southwest Lubbock Rotary Club, and the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce. Rep. Frullo is also a former chairman of the multi-state printing industry association.
Rep. Frullo and his wife, Patti, have two sons, John Michael and Braden. He has a degree in accounting from the University of Wyoming and has spent several years working as a CPA auditing governmental and business entities before purchasing Midtown Printing and Graphics.