Eric Opiela is a water expert, and is the most experienced candidate on the issue.
He has represented landowners to protect their water rights; worked with water districts to develop common sense rules; defending farmers and ranchers against onerous and illegal water takings by the federal government.
Eric Opiela is the only candidate that has a plan that will increase our water capacity, conserve our current resources, protect our private property rights, and ensure statewide resource development.
View his three step Water Pledge to learn more about Opiela's water plan.
Opiela on Reforming the School Lunch Program
As a father of two, Eric Opiela knows that no one cares about children more than their parents, and as President of the Karnes City Independent School District Foundation, he knows that communities are willing to address these problems straight on.
Eric Opiela is committed to vigorously pursuing changes to protect taxpayer dollars and reduce fraud and waste in the system.
Eric will also fight national nutritional guidelines, which discourage consumption of fresh, Texas-grown foods.