Recovery ‘need for speed’

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott talked about the “need for speed” in regard to recovery efforts after meeting with local and state officials at Aransas Pass City Hall. Officials also in attendance are, from left, State Rep. J.M. Lozano, Aransas Pass Mayor Ram Gomez, and State Rep. Todd Hunter. In speaking to members of the media after the private session, Abbott said, it was a great meeting, adding, “It’s good to be hear in Aransas Pass and learn what the challenges are.” He credited the mayor for having specific items of needs that must be addressed, explaining he brought an entire team who are able to respond to the needs articulated by the mayor such as housing, the water tower, rebuilding issues in the harbor and downtown, and debris removal. He said, “We have a need for speed, we have the entire region to get cleaned up.”


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