BROWNSVILLE, Texas – The Brownsville Chamber of Commerce hosting the annual update to the Texas Legislative Session.
This afternoon, state lawmakers from the Brownsville area gather with business partners to discuss the accomplishments of the 86th session.
From education, emergency preparedness, and other issues, the goal of the meeting was for community partners to meet face to face with their representatives.
State Senator Eddie Lucio Jr., “We had an incredible session quite frankly, probably one of the best I’ve ever had.”
State Representative Alex Dominguez, “It was good be there on the ground. Not just to express our concerns here for the lower Rio Grande Valley but also for people throughout the entire state.”
Laws passed in this previous session will be going into effect on September 1st .