Texas Senate Advances Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill

5-20-2019

May 20, 2019

AUSTIN-Today the Texas Senate passed HB 3557, the Critical Infrastructure Protection Act, moving this important legislation one step closer to becoming law. The bill, authored by State Representative Chris Paddie and sponsored in the Senate by Senator Brian Birdwell, strengthens protections of Texas’ critical infrastructure facilities from those who trespass with the intent to damage or interrupt operations, while maintaining current laws and statutes that allow for free speech and the right to protest….

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TXOGA Statement on Deal Regarding Steel Tariffs

5-20-2019

May 20, 2019

AUSTIN-The following can be attributed to Todd Staples, president of the Texas Oil and Gas Association:

“This agreement is welcome news for the Texas oil and natural gas industry, whose phenomenal growth is generating billions of dollars in state revenues to fund our schools, roads and first responders and helping to achieve a cleaner, stronger energy future for our country….

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Bill to Strengthen Protections of Critical Infrastructure Facilities Passes House

5-7-2019

May 7, 2019

 

The Texas Oil and Gas Association (TXOGA) applauds the Texas House of Representatives for its passage of HB 3557, the Critical Infrastructure Protection Act, which strengthens protections of our state’s critical infrastructure facilities while maintaining current laws and statutes that allow for free speech and the right to protest.

 

“HB 3557 strengthens protections for private property owners and businesses while preserving the right to legally and respectfully protest and express free speech,”…

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