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Opening day of the 85th regular session of the Texas Legislature The Legislature of the State of Texas, operates under a biennial system, and convenes its regular sessions at noon on the second Tuesday in January of odd-numbered years. The maximum duration of a regular session is 140 days. The…
Economic Stabilization Fund With its current balance nearing $9.7 billion, Texas' Economic Stabilization Fund (ESF) - commonly called the Rainy Day Fund - is the largest fund of its kind in the nation. Thanks to Texas' robust economy and sound fiscal management, the ESF has enjoyed steady growth. But recent…
Rep. Faircloth and DPS Urges Texans to Prepare for Hurricane Season Rep. Faircloth and the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) are reminding residents that hurricane season began June 1 and will continue through Nov. 30. In addition, Rep. Faircloth and DPS are urging residents to not delay in developing…
Economic and Small Business Development Committee Hearing The Economic and Small Business Development Committee and Subcommittee focusing on Small Business met April 28th. The subcommittee met to study opportunities and financial incentives for expansion and growth of small business in Texas and examined if adequate resources and capital exist for…
Coastal Barrier System Update The Coastal Barrier System interim study, sponsored by Representative Faircloth during the 84th Legislative Session to study the feasibility and desirability of creating a coastal barrier system, will soon be given a hearing in Galveston on April 11th. The committee studying this issue includes both the…
Highway 87 and Highway 124 Update First of all, let me begin by saying thank you to everyone who has contacted me and my office regarding the flooding concerns along State Highway (SH) 87 on Bolivar Peninsula and Highway 124. I truly appreciate you sharing this matter with me and…
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