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THANK YOU for all of your letters of support!!!
YOU Made a Difference!
ARCIT's 81st Texas Legislative Priorities Accomplished!!

Rural Economic Develoment Fund Established!
New Rural Affordable Housing Programs will be developed to increase rural capacity and funding!!
Environmental Rules were protected from cumbersome environmental legislation!

Your three advisory committees listed below will be active during the interim to assure the new programs are developed, funded and administered to the benefit of Rural Texas.

Rural Economic Development Advisory Committee-will be working with both TX Dept of Agriculture and Office of Rural Community Affairs throughout the interim to ensure funding of the rural economic development fund, in addition to the development and implementation of additional economic programs to strengthen Rural Texas

Community Development Advisory Committee-Working with Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and ORCA in developing new rural affordable housing programs and capacity building

Local Official Advisory Committee- Working with TCEQ to streamline environmental rules and regs

See Finalized Rural Bill Tracking Chart by clicking here.

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Association of Rural Communities in Texas | Kara Mayer Mayfield, Executive Director
1122 Colorado Street, Suite 102 | Austin, TX 78701 | ph 512.788.1819