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Sen. Uresti's E-Newsletter - September 2016

Last week I was proud to witness not only history, but the culmination of years of hard work in the legislature when Texas A&M San Antonio officially became a four-year institution, welcoming over 500 freshman students. It was an honor and privilege to join the first freshman class in their new tradition, the Jaguar March, which is a one-mile march across campus, beginning at the bell tower.... [More]

Last year, the Texas Legislature dedicated around $800 million of taxpayer money to support an increased law enforcement presence on the Texas-Mexico border. This included money to hire 250 additional state troopers, as well as new vehicles, technology, game wardens, as well as additional resources for prosecutors and local governments... [More]

Senate District 19 was represented well this summer by the Greater Helotes Girls Little League softball team which qualified for the Little League Softball World Series and came out victorious. The Greater Helotes team defeated a Rowan, North Carolina team by the score of 5-1... [More]

The “Lite-Up Texas” program, which provided utility rate discounts for low-income Texans who bought electricity from private providers, is being discontinued by the Public Utility Commission at the end of August... [More]

The price of crude oil continued a three-month slide in July as U.S. and worldwide inventories remained stubbornly high. But prices remained above $40 a barrel, encouraging operators to put more drilling rigs back to work. The number of rigs working in Texas continued to climb... [More]

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