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2015 TBC Summer Meeting Slated for

June 24-25 at South Padre Island


On behalf of the members of the Texas Border Coalition, we hope you will plan to attend our 2015 Summer Meeting to be held June 24-25 at South Padre Island.

 

The meeting will feature a legislative panel discussion with border leaders, including state Reps. Ryan Guillen, Eddie Lucio III, Mando Martinez and Rene Oliveira, and moderated by Steve Taylor, editor of the Rio Grande Guardian. Panelists will share their insights on how the 84th legislative session affected the border region and the outlook for border issues during the 2015-16 interim and beyond. 


Paco Valentin, state director for Rural Development at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, also will provide an economic development update. 


The host hotel for the summer meeting will be the Schlitterbahn Beach Resort, 33261 State Park Road 100. Reservations are available by calling the resort at (956) 761-1160; group name is the Texas Border Coalition. Please make your reservations by Friday, June 19, to guarantee the TBC group rate.


For additional information, contact Elizabeth Lippincott at (512) 744-0044.


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TBC Praises

New Law

to Curb Fraud

in State’s

Export Sales Tax Rebate Program


TBC is hailing a new law

that will curb fraud in

Texas’ export sales tax

rebate program.


The Legislature passed the measure during the

regular session

and it became law

on June 17.



Download the TBC

News Release




New TBC Report

Sheds Light On

America’s

Border Security

Blunders






Analysis shows

lack of strategy,

investment in

border crossings

facilitates and empowers

Mexico’s drug cartels


TBC News Release

TBC Report

The Texas Border Coalition is the collective voice of border communities on issues that affect Texas-Mexico border region quality of life. TBC is comprised of mayors and city council members, county judges and other county executives, and business and community leaders. We represent more than 2.5 million people in dozens of Texas border communities from Brownsville  to El Paso.

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