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Texas Border Coalition

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TBC Announces New

Leadership Team Members

TBC is pleased to announce a slate of new officers and committee chairmen to lead our organization in its mission to help border communities grow and prosper.

The following members have been elected to two-year terms:

Laredo Mayor Pete Saenz

Chairman Elect

McAllen City Commissioner Richard Cortez

Vice Chairman

Carolyn Petty, President of TaxFree Shopping, Ltd.

Chairwoman, Economic Development Committee

Sergio Contreras, Director of External Affairs,

San Antonio & South Border Region

Chairman, Transportation Committee

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Curbing Fraud in 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.

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Shedding Light on

America’s Border Security Blunders

TBC analysis shows lack of strategy, investment in border crossings facilitates, empowers Mexico’s drug cartels

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TBC Analysis

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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