It 's hard to know which issues state legislators will wrangle amid their biennial 140 days in Austin and which bills will complete the run to section. The Legislature has only one established commitment to pass a two-year state spending plan and notwithstanding completing that is now and again sketchy. Lamentably, administrators once in a while address the state 's most squeezing needs. Contending political plans, the brief span in session and, let 's be realistic, a few officials ' aversion for complex arrangement frequently avoid authoritative activity on the basic issues of the day, unless they 're under court arrange. There’s dozens of issues facing Texas that legislatures should address.
As the United States faces many changes, every state under its regime is affected. This is why Texas always seems to be facing issue after issue. According to current college students attending different universities in the state of Texas, the problems Texas has recently been facing ranges from: high rates of accidents caused by highway constructions; influx of illegal immigrants crossing over especially here in Brownsville; to the smuggling of drugs into the country since the Gulf of Mexico is so close. However, surprisingly each of these students living in different cities within the state have expressed that the most worrisome current issue Texas has been struggling with is funding the educational system.
The saying for Texas is “everything is bigger in Texas”. Most Americans see Texas as a thriving state with large areas of land, big homes, and big incomes. This reality may be true for some Texans, but not the majority. Texas actually leads in the rankings for poverty. “As of January 22, 2015, Politifact Texas listed on their website that Texas has increased in the poverty rates from 15.1 percent to 17.5 percent.”
Laws and rules that date back to times when it made it difficult for people to stand out and have a voice. Texas based their laws on family values, school prayer, against abortion, and against gay marriage. Another negative aspect of Texas its location next to Mexico. Since Texas is bordering Mexico, there has been a lot of illegal Mexican immigrants crossing the border unto Texas seeking jobs that belong to legal Texas citizens. Though has been stricter laws put in place to prevent illegal immigrants from crossing over into Texas, there is still dispute over the issue
Due to this, we should be concerned with Mexico’s southern border. Mexico certainly wants to avoid becoming a transit country for those seeking asylum in the US. Although it may only seems like Mexico’s problem, but it is also ours. We should start to create a dialogue with Mexico on how to solve this problem. We also might look at the conditions in these countries that cause people to want to leave and parents to send their own children north.
By doing this, it would help the economy of Texas because it brings many people in search for an
The border between the United States and Mexico is nearly 2,000 miles long. Over the past few years, the United States had form a policy called Secure Fence Act to prevent drug sellers and terrorists out of America (Clifford). The act constructed fences to cover about one third of the border between Mexico and America along California, New Mexico, Texas and so on. Unfortunately, there were less environmental considerations when making the policy. The Los Angeles Times reported that in additional to build the fences, the United States government has been eluded over thirty environmental and cultural laws (Campbell).
The best accomplishment Rick Perry has made in Texas, is improve economically and environmental problems in Texas. We need to support our hometown candidate. Rick Perry has made an impact on health in Texas. He banned abortion after twenty weeks and signed the Women’s Right to Know Act, requires doctors
There have been many causes due to the United States of America and Mexico border disputes. These include its extensive history through sources such as the several past wars and the countless disputes between residents. With the strong issue of territorial claims that contradict each other, treaties have been seen as useless with an even more inadequate attempt of fence construction as seen in Image 1. With many bandits and thieves in this area, drug trafficking and illegal immigration is an impending dilemma.
Rick Perry has had experience as a state representative, state agriculture commissioner, and was the lieutenant governor during George W. Bush’s time as governor. Many did not approve of Rick Perry because he “once questioned Bush’s fiscal-conservative credentials”, according to Mark Halperin in “Time”. However, he was one of the longest serving governor in the state of Texas. Rick Perry had a goal to improve the way of transportation because of the traffic that occurs in urban and suburban areas. He also wanted to redistrict so that there would be more Republicans, cut local school property taxes, and increase the state cigarette tax for his first term.
In case you haven’t heard, Lupe Valdez will be running for Texas Governor in 2018. She announced this five days before the candidate filing deadline for the 2018 primaries (Pollock). Valdez has called for “a “new Texas” that would put residents ahead of controversial policies like the sanctuary cities law, proposed bathroom bills other issues she said are on the fringe [sic]” (Jeffers). She has said that she knows it’s tough to decide whether to set aside money for college, food, or a place to live (Svitek). She has also said “Opportunity in Texas ought to be as big as this great state. . .”(Svitek), which is why she is running for Governor.
Another reason is, Mexico City is too far away to govern Texas. The U.S can do a better job governing Texas and we will protect our people living there. A befit from Texas going the Union would be the excellent enonomic potential that is has. Texas' land is rich in minerials,
Also, the bill would bolster border security a little further, by adding 20,000 Border Patrol agents. It required completing 700 new miles of new fence along the United States-Mexico line and using $3.2 billion in additional security technology. Texas had taken a more aggressive approach. “The Texas legislature, with the support of state leaders, has dedicated substantial funding over the last several years, and the Department of Public Safety has dedicated a significant amount of resources, technology, equipment and personnel for border security,” Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw stated in an email interview. The staff for the state legislative board had estimated a total spending on the border security of about $452 million from 2008-2013.