ODESSA - State Representative Buddy West has been moved out of the Cardiac Care Unit at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa.
West is now in the rehabilitation unit of the hospital.
The family tells us, he is opening his eyes and responding.
West is going through daily rehabilitation exercises in an effort to increase his strength.
His wife, shirley, says they are extremely grateful for the public's continued concern and support.
West has been in the hospital since suffering cardiac arrest May 29th.