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Sen. Uresti's E-Newsletter - May 2017

One month to go in the 85th Legislative Session. Both the Texas House and the Senate are sending our final bills over to the other side before taking up the bills of the opposite chamber, only to meet in the middle on the Governor’s desk by Sine Die, which falls on Monday, May 29th this year... [More]

Austin, TX—Senator Carlos Uresti passed Senate Bill 1622 unanimously today through the Texas Senate. SB 1622 creates a “Camo Alert” (short for camouflage) program for missing military members and veterans who suffer from Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or a traumatic brain injury... [More]

When it comes to making policy decisions around the Capitol, Big Data, defined as large data sets that can be analyzed for a host of patterns and trends, is driving many of the narratives. As a longtime advocate for our abused and neglected children, I pay special attention to data collected on child abuse... [More]

Saturday, April 8th, Senator Uresti attended the Poteet Strawberry Festival. This year's event was the 70th anniversary of the weekend-long celebration. With carnival rides, performers, and delicious foods, the festival exceeded all expectations... [More]

The number of drilling rigs at work in Texas rose to a count of 426, more than double the rig count at this time last year, according to an April 21st report by Baker Hughes. Nationally, there were 857 rigs at work, up from 809 at this time last month... [More]

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