Toureilles honors Bee County at State Capitol
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Pictured from left to right are Bee County Chief Deputy Alden Southmayd, Bee County Commissioner Eloy Rodriguez, State Rep. Yvonne Gonzalez Toureilles, and Bee County Sheriff Carlos Carrizales Jr., who were visiting the State Capitol for Bee County Day on Feb. 11.
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Austin – On Wednesday, Feb. 11, Rep. Yvonne Gonzalez Toureilles recognized the unique culture and history of Bee County.

Elected officials from Bee County were honored on the House floor with House Resolution 356. Bee County officials who were present included: Sheriff Carlos Carrizales Jr., Deputy Sheriff Alden Southmayd and Commissioner Eloy Rodriguez. The Bee County delegation also met with Sen. Judith Zaffirini and were recognized on the Senate floor.

While at the Capitol, the Bee County delegation and Rep. Toureilles discussed bills which addressed the needs of Bee County. One such bill, House Bill 454, allows the use of proceeds from the auction of abandoned vehicles to be used to compensate real property owners for damage caused from a fleeing criminal’s vehicle.

Toureilles encourages her constituents to contact her and her staff by calling toll-free at 1-800-240-2294.
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