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Lawmakers pass bills to better fund Texas parks, historic sites — if voters approve

Advocates have pushed for years to put a constitutional amendment before voters to ensure Texas parks and historic sites get the maximum funding authorized from a sales tax on sporting goods. They have finally succeeded.

Sunrise over the historic Alamo in San Antonio, Texas.
State Sen. Lois Kolkhorst, R-Brenham, speaks at a press conference discussing funding for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Depar…

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