Hurricane Season Begins

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In this week’s article I would like to remind everyone of the importance of being prepared for the upcoming storm and hurricane season. When storms and hurricanes make landfall, they can affect the lives of thousands of Texans along the coast and across the state. As storm and hurricane season continues, being prepared, being aware…

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Sale Tax Holidays for Water-Efficient and Energy Star Products

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This week I would like to remind families that they can save on the purchases of certain water and energy efficient products. This year’s sales tax holiday will begin on Saturday, May 29th thorough Monday, May 31st. The holiday was created by the Texas Legislature six years ago to help Texans update outdated water systems…

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The End of 87th Regular Session Draws Near: Final Deadlines are Upon Us

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The month of May marks the final stage of the 87th Regular Legislative Session. Every odd-numbered year, the Texas Legislature meets for 140 days to hear, review, and potentially pass various pieces of legislation. This year, the 87th Legislative Session began on January 12th, which puts the final day of session on May 31st this…

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The Month of May Serves as National Stroke Awareness Month

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In this week’s article, I want to feature National Stroke Awareness month. It is designated during the month of May. This month works to help educate the public about the important stroke signs that people can identify and understand in their own lives. There are several simple warning signs that can help be an early…

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Mental Health Awareness Month

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Each year, May is designated as National Mental Health Awareness Month. This awareness month began as a way to educate communities about mental health conditions and provide support and resources to those individuals living with mental illness. Millions across the country are affected by mental illness each year. According to the Texas Statewide Behavioral Health…

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