Thank you for all the well wishes after my first “Capital Highlights” column last week. I also appreciate the emails suggesting topics of high interest.
Regardless of the arrangements for the upcoming school year some things will stay the same. Making sure students eat a healthy breakfast, either at home or school will always be important. Amy Valdez, Extension Program Specialist with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, shares that, “A healthy breakfast can help optimize learning, help children maintain a healthy weight and include foods such as fruits, vegetables, and protein that contain immune supporting nutrients!”
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today said state sales tax revenue totaled $2.98 billion in July, 4.3 percent more than in July 2019.
On July 23, the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) approved a request from the City of Corpus Christi (City) for $222,475,000 in multi-year financing from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for a desalination plant in the Port of Corpus Christi’s Inner Harbor Ship Channel near Port Aransas.