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Texas Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter State Capitol E-Report
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January 30, 2013:

  • Initial House and Senate Budgets Shortchange Parks, Clean Air and Weatherization
    The proposed 2014-2015 Texas budgets in both the Senate and House continue to shortchange key environmental protection, clean air and parks and wildlife, despite a healthier economy, significantly more revenue, and a “Rainy Day” fund that will approach $12 billion by the end of 2015. ...Read the full story

  • Legislative Goals
    Texas Sierra Club Legislative Priorities for 2013 Session
    Clean Energy Solutions – expansion of requirements and incentives for achieving higher levels of energy efficiency and increased reliance on renewable energy sources (especially solar power) in a manner that addresses climate change concerns, assists low-income utility customers, meets true needs for electric power generation, and promotes the development of new jobs and economic opportunities for Texans ...Read the full story

  • Meet the Legislative Lobby Team
    This is an exciting time for the Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club – and a challenging one as well! With the combined strength of new leadership and seasoned experience among the Lone Star Chapter’s environmental advocates in Austin, we have our strongest state legislative lobby corps ever. ...Read the full story


  • Water: Meeting Critical Need
    Texas faces challenges in meeting water supply needs, protecting our state’s natural heritage and maintaining the jobs and businesses dependent upon our fish and wildlife resources. ...Read the full story

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