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Sen. Uresti's E-Newsletter - March 2016

March 2nd is Texas Independence Day, a day we celebrate the rugged individual spirit that makes the state we call home great. But, while we celebrate, there is an important opportunity to reaffirm our independence and our devotion to the future of Texas. We can do so by voting on March 1st, also known as Super Tuesday... [More]

This tax season, fraudsters and criminals are working overtime to steal your personal information. If you receive a call or visit from somebody claiming to be the Internal Revenue Service, call the IRS Phone Scam Hotline at (800) 829-1040 or visit treasury.gov to verify the claim before handing over any personal information. However, calls and visits are not the only way scammers try to make off with your money... [More]

In February, the United States passed an important milestone on the path to full energy independence, as the first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) exports left the Gulf Coast to be sold on the world market. This could be the beginning of a new era in America energy – one in which we are no longer dependent on expensive energy imports, but instead create jobs at home in a thriving energy export industry... [More]

There is a fine line between the kind of teasing most kids are guilty of indulging in at some point in their adolescence and bullying. The line gets increasingly blurred, when social media platforms and text messaging are used. Policing speech, even that which may be hurtful to another individual, is tricky. After all, even minors are entitled to the protections of the Constitution, and learning how to communicate with one another is an essential part of growing up... [More]

News on the petroleum front continues to be dismal as the price remains around $30 a barrel and companies in the oil industry continue to lay off workers. The number of drilling rigs working in Texas oil and gas fields dropped to 231, according to the weekly report from Baker Hughes. That's still 46 percent of all the 502 rigs working in the United States but getting close to the company's lowest recorded counts in 1999... [More]

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