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July 5, 2013

Lobbying in the capital

Weatherford grad enjoys opportunity to work with lawmakers on issue of human trafficking


Baker said that while nothing was voted on or discussed, she felt good about her day and how things went overall.

“Cornyn’s office has been at the forefront of this,” Baker said. “We realized (U.S.) Sen. (Ted) Cruz was still new in Washington, so we wanted to ensure this was on his radar.”

One of the highlights of the day was getting to meet with officials with U.S. Rep. Roger Williams’ office. She said after growing up in the area and seeing his dealership, it was kind of a thrill to go to his office, even though she didn’t get to meet with him personally.

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