Tag: Texas House of Representatives

SPI tax rebate bill passes

Special to the PRESS AUSTIN—Potential legislation that paves the way for additional dollars for South Padre Island beach cleaning and nourishment cleared the Texas House of Representatives, State Representative Rene O. Oliveira announced. House Bills 3042 and 3043 are components of a South Padre Island legislative package authored by Oliveira. H.B. 3042 allows South Padre …

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Hearing set on SpaceX legislation

Special to the PRESS A bill critical to the effort to attract SpaceX to the Brownsville area has been set for a hearing before a Texas House of Representatives’ committee. The bill will permit Cameron County and the GLO to temporarily close Boca Chica Beach for rocket launches, should SpaceX be granted permission to launch …

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