Defining Rural Texas

Monday, August 28, 2023

Rural pride is part of the cultural fabric of Texas, a land of vast open spaces, farms, ranches, cattle and the home of Lonesome Dove. Take a road trip across the U.S., especially Texas, and you’ll spend most of that ride passing through small towns and countryside, which would easily be described as “rural.”

State and local lawmakers work hard to advocate for rural residents, ensuring they have access to the same economic opportunities and support as their urban counterparts. Comptroller Glenn Hegar, who grew up on a family farm in rural Texas and has served in the Legislature, is well acquainted with rural residents’ challenges and is committed to addressing them. “As a senator and representative, I focused on the same issues I continue to support and explore today: things like a reliable water supply and broadband connectivity.”

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