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Speaker Straus on the Passage of House Bill 26

Speaker Joe Straus (R-San Antonio) released the following statement following House passage of House Bill 26, which would reform some of the state’s economic development programs:

“The reforms in House Bill 26 will make our approach to economic development more effective and more accountable to taxpayers. This bill will keep Texas aggressive in its recruitment of job-creators while helping ensure that those efforts benefit our entire state. I want to thank Chairman Button for her many months of leadership on this issue.”