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State Parks Funding a Win for Texas

Bohac votes for greater investment in funding for state parks system; Includes $3.75 million for local West 11th Street Park

The 80th Texas Legislature recently approved two measures which provide significant new funding for state parks and address chronic budget shortfalls that were crippling a resource that benefits all Texans. The bills now head to the Governor’s desk for his consideration.
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A Special Memorial Day Message from Rep. Dwayne Bohac

“…gather around their sacred remains and garland the passionless mounds above them with the choicest flowers of springtime….let us in this solemn presence renew our pledges to aid and assist those whom they have left among us as sacred charges upon the Nation’s gratitude–the soldier’s and sailor’s widow and orphan.”
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Bohac’s “Graffiti Accountability Act” Passes Texas Senate–Now Heads to Governor

Today, the Texas Senate passed House Bill 2151, an anti-graffiti measure aimed at discouraging would-be offenders from engaging in vandalism. The bill gives local governments a powerful tool to help clean-up property damage. Authored by State Representative Dwayne Bohac (R-Houston), the “Graffiti Accountability Act of 2007” now heads to the Governor’s desk to be signed into law.
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Bohac’s Anti-Crime Agenda Making Progress

State Representative Dwayne Bohac, R-Houston, is pleased to report that three anti-crime bills he authored or co-authored this legislative session are moving closer to becoming state law. These measures will protect homeowners who use deadly force to protect themselves, increase the penalty for burglary of an automobile, and assist police in finding stolen property.
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Bohac Coauthors Bill to Halt Trans-Texas Corridor

State Representative Dwayne Bohac, R-Houston, co-authored House Bill 2772 last week that puts a two year hold on the Trans-Texas Corridor and allows the legislature to study the way the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) handles all toll roads.
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Bohac, Anchia to Reward Hybrid Car Purchases

In an effort to impact our dependence on foreign oil imports and decrease vehicle emissions, State Representatives Dwayne Bohac (R-Houston) and Rafael Anchia (D-Dallas) filed House Bill 1335 that rewards consumers who choose to purchase more fuel efficient vehicles, including hybrid engine vehicles (HEV’s).
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Bohac Looks to Strengthen Public Schools

As the 140-day session of the Texas Legislature continues, State Representative Dwayne Bohac (R-Houston) has filed four bills that will strengthen the state’s public school system.
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