Bills to revive horse-racing industry to gain traction at Texas Legislature

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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