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Sen. Uresti's E-Newsletter - August 2017

The special legislative session called by Governor Greg Abbott is underway and has been a sprint in the Senate. My colleagues and I convened on the Senate floor or in committee almost every day since July 18th, including the weekends... [More]

As in years past, Senator Carlos Uresti, the San Antonio Food Bank, AT&T, Wal-Mart, Silver Eagle Distributors, HEB, 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... [More]

Summer just wouldn't be complete without lazy hours spent splashing around in front yard sprinklers, neighborhood pools, and the state’s many creeks, lakes, and rivers. When it's hot outside, a little water makes everything better. Kids get particularly excited around water, and in that excitement, they can accidentally hurt themselves or drown... [More]

They seem harmless, sitting at only a few centimeters long, but they present a huge ecologic and economic threat to Texas waters. Zebra mussels, named after the black stripes along their shells, can damage fishery production, aquatic life, and the Texas water-supply infrastructure. These little creatures can cost Texans hundreds of millions of dollars!... [More]

The number of drilling rigs at work in Texas rose to a count of 463, significantly higher than last year but only up slightly from June's count, according to oilfield services firm Baker Hughes. Nationally, there were 950 rigs at work, up from 941 at this time last month. Overall, US crude production is steady around 9.41 million barrels/day... [More]

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