Some may argue we don’t need to do anything, but it is not fiscally conservative or realistic to ignore the challenges caused by population growth. Burying our heads in the sand is not an option. Without addressing such basic needs as transportation, water, and education, our economy may stumble. To protect our bright future, we must take action to ensure our infrastructure can accommodate future population and economic growth. SJR 1 is not a silver bullet that will solve all our state’s problems, but it is an important step to take at this crucial moment. Things are going well right now in Texas, and SJR 1 will help make sure it stays that way.
Estes serves nearly 820,000 constituents across Senate District 30 which includes all of Archer, Clay, Cooke, Erath, Grayson, Jack, Montague, Palo Pinto, Parker, Wichita, Wise, and Young counties and parts of Collin and Denton counties.