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Carlos Uresti

State senator, D-San Antonio


Carlos Uresti, D-San Antonio, represents Senate District 19 and serves on the Finance, Education, and Veteran Affairs & Border Security Committees, and as vice chair of the Health & Human Services Committee.

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Outdated sales tax system thwarts Texas businesses

Ten percent of retail transactions are now online, and this proportion increases every year, while sales tax collection for the state of Texas has increased anemically. As our sales tax collections stagnate, lost revenue will be made up with higher taxes elsewhere, most likely through property taxes and additional cuts.