As State Representative for the 61st District, Phil King represents the people of Parker and Wise counties in the Texas Legislature. He has earned a reputation as a principle-driven conservative who consistently provides key leadership in passing some of Texas’ most sweeping public policy legislation.
King currently serves as Chair of the State and Federal Power and Responsibility Committee. He also serves on the Energy Resources Committee, Environmental Regulation Committee and the Select Committee on Federal Environmental Regulation.
King serves on the National Board of Directors for the American Legislative Exchange Council and was the 2015 National Chair. He also Chairs the ALEC Center for Innovation and Technology. King also serves on the Board of Directors of the Texas Conservative Coalition Research Institute.
As chair of the Regulated Industries Committee for three legislative sessions, he worked to promote competition in the electricity and telecommunications markets. King is a frequent speaker on public policy issues impacting Texas.
King serves as a Lt. Colonel in the Texas State Guard, one of three branches of the Military Forces of the State of Texas. The Guard assists and augments the Texas National Guard and Texas civil authorities during state emergencies and in homeland security.
He is a practicing attorney with the firm of Eggleston King, LLP. Representative King and his family are active members of Trinity Bible Church. Phil and his wife Terry are the proud parents of six children, six granddaughters and four grandsons.