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May 22.14

May 2014 E-Newsletter

2014 Primary Runoff Elections

Early voting has begun for the 2014 primary runoff elections. If you voted in the March 4th  primary you are required to vote in the same party election you voted in previously. You may not switch parties. If you did not vote in the March 4th primary, you may vote in the Republican or Democrat Primary Runoff Election.

Election Day is Tuesday, May 27th.

For more information on polling locations and hours please visit:

Memorial Day Sales Tax Holiday for Energy Star Products

Texans will once again have the opportunity to save energy, water, and money over the Memorial Day weekend.  Certain Energy Star approved items will be exempt from sales tax Saturday, May 24, through Monday, May 26.

The products qualifying for the exemption are:

  • Ÿair conditioners priced under $6,000
  • Ÿclothes washers
  • Ÿceiling fans
  • Ÿdehumidifiers
  • Ÿdishwashers
  • Ÿincandescent and fluorescent light bulbs
  • Ÿrefrigerators priced under $2,000

Qualifying products display the ENERGY STAR logo on the appliance, the packaging or the Energy Guide label.  Significant annual savings can be realized by replacing old appliances with ENERGY STAR products.  For instance, an ENERGY STAR clothes washer can result in an annual energy savings of 20% and water savings of 35%.  Compact fluorescent light bulbs can lower annual energy costs by 75%.

More information about the tax holiday is available at:

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