From the Office of State Senator Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 7, 2011
CONTACT: (512) 463-0120

NOW: BILL CALLING FOR LEGISLATIVE STUDY ON CRUISE SHIPS GETS HEARING THIS MORNING

(Austin, TX) — The Senate Committee on International Relations and Trade will hear SCR 5, which calls for a Legislative Study to help bring cruise ships to Corpus Christi. Senator Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa will be available for comment shortly after.

"If this region is successful in luring a cruise line to one of the three ports, it could see $2 billion in new revenue," said Senator Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa. "Conducting the study will be the first step in achieving the vision that Corpus Christi and nearby communities have of growing new industries and a vibrant economy in the coastal region."

WHO:

Senate Committee on International Relations and Trade

WHAT:

Hearing on SCR 5; Legislative Study to Help Bring Cruise Ships to Corpus Christi.

WHEN:

Monday, March 7, 2011, 10:00 a.m.

WHERE:

Texas Capitol: Capweb Live Feed

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