MIDLAND - An Austin man threw his hat into the ring to run for Congress.
Republican Al Cowan announced on Thursday morning in Midland that he's running for Congress.
Cowan wants to represent U.S. District 11, a seat currently held by Mike Conaway.
Cowan says fiscal responsibility and term limits are two of his biggest platforms.
District 11 stretches from Midland-Odessa all the way to Central Texas.