MIDLOTHIAN U.S. Representative Joe Barton will provide a legislative update at the August business luncheon for the Midlothian Chamber of Commerce at 11:30 Wednesday, Aug. 31, at the Midlothian Conference Center.

The luncheon is $15 with advance reservation by noon Monday, Aug. 29, or $20 at the door.

RSVP to the chamber via email at info@midlothianchamber.org or call 972-723-8600. The luncheon is sponsored in part by Ash Grove, Gerdau, Holcim (Texas) LP and TXI.

Barton has served the constituents of the Sixth Congressional District of Texas since 1984. Barton is the senior Republican and serves as chairman emeritus of the full Energy and Commerce Committee.

Barton and his wife, Terri, have six children and five grandchildren. They spend most of their time in Ennis and Arlington, Texas.