Bills intended to keep the state’s horse and greyhound racing industry afloat failed to pass in the waning days of this session of the Texas Legislature — leaving the Texas Racing Commission in the red.
The two most important bills — Sen. Lois Kolkhorst’s Senate Bill 1971 and Senate Bill 1972— received approval from the Senate but were not funded. In a tight budget session where almost every piece of legislation had to return with no fiscal impact, neither bill got a hearing in the House…
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