U.S. Rep. Kay Granger, Texas’ most senior Republican in the state’s congressional delegation, announced Wednesday she will not seek reelection after nearly three decades in Congress.
“Serving my community has been the greatest honor, and I have always fought to improve the lives of my constituents,” Granger, of Fort Worth, said in a statement.
Granger, 80, chairs the powerful House Appropriations Committee and has represented Texas’ 12th Congressional District since 1997.
Granger has had a barrier-breaking career. When she first won her seat in 1996, she became the first Republican woman…