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The Houston Chronicle reported on Governor Abbott's appointments since taking office last year, the majority of those appointed to state boards & commissions have been predominately Anglo. Three-fourths of Abbott's appointments have been Anglo, with more than 60% of them Anglo men. State Senator Kirk Watson (D-Austin), who serves on the Senate Nominations Committee that considers appointees for confirmation, praised "the respect for the process" being demonstrated by Abbott. However, Watson did say the issue of diversity needs serious attention. 72% of Abbott's appo