PRESS RELEASE from the office of Senator Carlos Uresti

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: February 5, 2007
CONTACT: Ryan Sullivan at (512) 463-0119

URESTI FILES FIRST SENATE BILLS

AUSTIN -- Senator Carlos Uresti continued nearly a decade of legislative focus on Texas children and families with the filing of his first Senate bills today.

"From protecting the health and rights of children in foster care to continuing our State's efforts to minimize the damage caused to young people by tobacco products, these bills represent my ongoing commitment to improving the safety and quality of life for future generations of Texans," Uresti said.

The following bills were filed by Uresti this afternoon:

"The legislation I filed today emphasizes prevention, accountability, and openness in our efforts to deal with child maltreatment, foster care safety, and threats to the health and safety of young adults. These bills will yield long-term savings in lives and dollars," Uresti said.

For more information, please contact Ryan Sullivan at 512-463-0119.

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