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Sen. Uresti's E-Newsletter - July 2017

While we prepare for picnics, BBQ’s, fireworks, and all of the festivities that make Independence Day an iconic American holiday, we do so with heavy hearts in San Antonio.This has been a tough year for San Antonio, specifically our first responders... [More]

A 4-letter word is being whispered in hushed tones across many military communities these days: “BRAC.” No, this isn’t a new texting acronym or swear word. Instead, BRAC is “Base Realignment and Closure”, a federal process that closes military bases. The last round of BRAC was in 2005... [More]

We concluded the 85th Legislative Session on May 29th. However, on June 6th Governor Greg Abbott called for a special session to address twenty issues ranging from a slight pay raise for teachers to the use of do not resuscitate orders at hospitals. Importantly, when lawmakers return on July 18th, we will have to work on bills that reauthorize some of the State's important boards such as the Texas Medical Board... [More]

As in years past, Senator Carlos Uresti, the San Antonio Food Bank, and dozens of community organizations are working with a few generous sponsors to help our children prepare for the important school year that lies ahead. Senator Uresti participates in Back to School Fairs in communities across Senate District 19. The largest of the events is the San Antonio Back to School Fair, which draws thousands annually... [More]

The number of drilling rigs at work in Texas rose to a count of 460, significantly higher than last year but only up on last month, according to oilfield services firm Baker Hughes. Nationally, there were 941 rigs at work, up from 908 at this time last month. Overall, US crude production remains steady around 9.35 million barrels/day... [More]

Pd. Pol. Ad. Carlos Uresti Campaign  •  924 McCullough, San Antonio, Texas 78215  •  A.M. Hernandez, Treasurer