Celebrating with Community

Senator Lucio kicked off his birthday with the Brownsville-South Padre Island Board of Realtors

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The 2016 Campaign

Many thanks to the Ramirez family of Brownsville and their many friends for supporting Senator Lucio’s reelection campaign!

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New Year, New Laws

About 50 new state policies took effect in Texas on January 1, 2016.

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#EndTheStreakTX

Texas has gone 15 years straight with daily deaths on our roadways. Let’s put a stop to these preventable daily deaths.

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Lt. Gov. Creates Senate Select Committee on Texas Ports

February 9, 2016 • Office of Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick


AUSTIN – Today, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick announced the creation of a Senate Select Committee on Texas Ports and the appointment of its members. Several of our Texas ports already rank among the top in the export and import of commodities and products in the world. Our... read more

GLO South Padre Island Winter Beach Cleanup set for Feb. 12th

February 9, 2016 • General Land Office


AUSTIN — Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush is calling on volunteers in the Rio Grande Valley for the 20th Annual Winter Beach Cleanup Saturday, Feb. 12 at South Padre Island. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The cleanup will take place from 9 a.m. to noon.... read more

Produce inspections get a hand from legislators

January 31, 2016 • Brownsville Herald


A $652,500 grant is expected to decrease wait times for agricultural inspections at South Texas international bridges as state leaders anticipate the development of a Mexico superhighway expected to intensify commercial traffic. The Trade Agricultural Inspection Grant... read more

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