On Wednesday, April 3, 2013, Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. (D-Brownsville) will welcome Mr. Ricky Phillips, bass guitar player for STYX, to the Texas Senate. Mr. Phillips will be honored on the Senate floor with a resoluation commemorating his musical career.

"Mr. Phillips' music has touched the lives of millions of people across the globe for more than forty years. Now, he calls Texas home. I am delighted to welcome Mr. Phillips to the Senate," Senator Lucio said.

Prior to joining STYX, Mr. Phillips has performed with The Babys, Bad English, Jimmy Page, David Coverdale, Ronnie Montrose, Ted Nugent and Eddie Money.