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Governor Abbott Statement On Senate Passage Of Ethics Reform Legislation

Tuesday, April 28, 2015  •  Austin, Texas  •  Press Release
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Texas Governor Greg Abbott released the following statement after passage by the Texas Senate of Senate Bill 19 (V. Taylor), an omnibus bill that includes multiple initiatives from Governor Abbott’s emergency item on ethics reform:

“I applaud the Texas Senate for passing a meaningful ethics reform package. SB 19 reinforces the faith and trust that Texans deserve to place in their government, and it ensures that we remain focused on who we truly serve – the people of Texas. I look forward to working with the House to enact these ethics reform into law.”