TACA Legislative Objectives 2017

TRANSPORTATION FUNDING

Promote sustainable and fiscally responsible funding levels for state transportation infrastructure that positively affect economic development, job creation, and the aggregate, concrete, cement, and related industries.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND GROWTH

Support legislation to promote economic development by prohibiting or restricting unreasonable state, county, or local regulation of aggregate, concrete, cement, and related industries.

REGULATORY PERMITTING

Promote, maintain, and obtain uniform and predictable statewide permitting application processes and water management practices related to aggregate, concrete, cement, and industries.

TRANSPORTATION OF GOODS AND SERVICES

Support and advocate for practical, reasonable, and safe regulations for the transportation of aggregates, concrete, cement, and related products.

WATER FUNDING AND MANAGEMENT

Promote sustainable and fiscally responsible funding levels for statewide water infrastructure projects, management systems, and regulatory controls that allow for long term availability and consumption by private citizens and commercial enterprises.

SUSTAINABILITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP

Actively support and promote sustainable operational practices that come from practical environmental stewardship of Texas natural resources and within the communities in which we operate.

For further information regarding governmental relations, testimony or support,
please contact the TACA office at 512-451-5100.