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Filemon Vela

Representing the 34 District of Texas

PRESS RELEASE: Vela Applauds Investment in San Patricio County

April 20, 2017
Press Release

PRESS RELEASE: Vela Applauds Investment in San Patricio County

San Patricio County, TX—Yesterday, ExxonMobil and SABIC announced the selection of San Patricio County as a site for the potential development of a jointly-owned petrochemical complex. Representative Filemon Vela (D-TX) released the following statement regarding the selection:

“Today’s announcement highlights San Patricio County as a hub for innovation and ingenuity. I worked with local leaders to help secure this investment, which will generate thousands of new jobs in the region, and I applaud the cooperative work by our communities to support this and other initiatives to expand economic opportunities in South Texas.”

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