CHRON’S KRISTEN MACK’S EXCLUSIVE: GALLEGOS NEEDS A LIVER!

HE WILL MISS MOST OF THE LEGISLATIVE SESSION!

State Senator Mario Gallegos from Houston made it public that he is on a waiting list for a liver transplant. As a result the veteran lawmaker says he will not be available for legislative sessions until after his surgery. Gallegos revealed his physicians have ordered him to stay close to home until he gets a liver donor.

Note: Great job by Houston Chronicle Columnist Kristen Mack for breaking this story before the press release could be written.