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Press Release
March 13, 2013
Contact: Daniel Collins
General Counsel & Press Secretary
Bill to Create New Valley University to Be Heard in Texas Senate Today

AUSTIN — Today, March 13, 2013, the full Texas Senate will consider Senate Bill 24, the bill which will create a new Valley-spanning university comprised of the University of Texas at Brownsville, the University of Texas - Pan American, and the UT Health Science Center San Antonio Regional Academic Health Center in Harlingen.

The Senate Convenes at 11 a.m. today. Senate Bill 24 will be among several other bills considered. Bills will be considered after the conclusion of Senate resolutions and introductions of guests.

Beginning at about 11 a.m., video from the Texas Senate may be streamed via RealPlayer at by clicking on a link under "Senate Chamber (2E.8)."

WHO: Texas Senate
WHAT: Consideration of Senate Bill 24
WHEN: Today, March 13, 2013
WHERE: Texas State Capitol, Austin, Texas;