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When last I wrote for the magazine, we found ourselves at the start of a nation-wide pandemic. Six months later, we are still there. However, the chapter and our industry have not only survived, but in many ways, we have thrived.
And then suddenly, it's December. It seems like every January we begin the year at break-neck speed, with the expectation that activity will soon shift to a more reasonable pace. And then, suddenly, it’s December. That has certainly been the case in 2019, without any indication our priorities will take a break for the Christmas Season and patiently wait until 2020.
It is hard to believe that 2019 is believe that 2019 is entering the fourth quarter and we are close to wrapping up another successful year for the chapter. The first half of 2019 was consumed by the legislative session and all the important work that AGC must do when legislators are in Austin and considering new laws.
The 86th session of the Texas Legislature adjourned “Sine Die” Monday, May 27, 2019. The final weeks were marked by speculation that the House and Senate would not be able to come to an agreement on the budget, school finance reform, or property tax relief legislation.