Tribpedia: René Oliveira

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State Representative René Oliveira (D-Brownsville) is currently serving his 15th term in the Texas House of Representatives where he serves as chairman of the Business & Industry Committee and is a member of the Redistricting (Procedural) and State Affairs committees.


He is the recent winner of Legislator of the Year awards from the Texas Association of Counties, the County Judges and ...

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The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for Nov. 5, 2013

Traffic congestion on Interstate 35 in Austin. The freeway through central Austin is among the state's most congested road segments, according to a TxDOT study.
Traffic congestion on Interstate 35 in Austin. The freeway through central Austin is among the state's most congested road segments, according to a TxDOT study.

Your evening reading: toll road swap floated for Austin; Texas Supreme Court hears same-sex divorce cases; new poll shows Abbott with commanding lead

Bill Would Limit Non-Transferable Tickets

A bill up for debate in a House committee on Tuesday would prohibit ticket brokers and live event venues from restricting how fans re-sell their tickets. Venues and sports teams say the measure protects scalpers, not consumers.