House Committee on Urban Needs, House Joint - 66th R.S. (1979)

Committee Members

Public members

  • Richard Armendariz
  • June Bratcher
  • James P. Christon
  • Lloyd Moss
  • L. Wayne Odom
  • Alexander Pratt


  • Investigate developments in Texas in the next decade and corresponding needs which the Legislature could address.
  • Investigate developments in Texas for the rest of the 20th century, including: the needs of Texas cities; energy needs; human services; transportation; the effect of growth on labor availability; and crime prevention. *
  • Consider the effects of population growth on the demand for government services, and review possible sources of additional revenue.*
  • Study the economics of Texas' cities, including such issues as revenue projections, expenditure levels, grants, etc.
  • Study Texas' energy needs for industrial, commercial and residential purposes.
  • Study the need for expanded human resources, such as mental and physical heath services, social service availability and related issues. Forecast future needs.
  • Study the future of transportation in urban areas.
  • Determine crime prevention needs in terms of law enforcement, neighborhood efforts and other related matters.
  • Study industrial and commercial growth and its effect on labor availability.

* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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