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Proclamations by Governor Miriam Ferguson

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10/08/1934 Calling a special session of the 43rd Legislature to be convened on Friday, October 12th, 1934, to consider remission of penalty and interest on delinquent taxes, authority for completion of what is known as Buchanan Dam or dams on the Colorado River as now proposed, and necessary funds therefor, authority for the Brazos River project for construction of dams to impound and conserve the waters thereof and the reclamation of overflowed lands on said Brazos River and its tributaries, and necessary funds therefor, the Texas Centennial and the provision for adequate funds therefore, additional and necessary relief for indigent and unemployed people of Texas as now required...
08/20/1934 Calling a special session of the 43rd Legislature to be convened on August 27, 1934, to pass such law or laws as may be necessary...for the purpose of affording relief to the unemployed and indigent persons of the State...
01/25/1934 Calling a Special Session of the 43rd Legislature to begin on January 29, 1934 to pass such law or laws as may be necessary to issue and sell the remaining bonds proposed and permitted under the constitutional amendment of the State...for the purpose of affording relief to the unemployed and indigent persons of the State, to grant relief in certain cases during the present emergency and depression from inequitable foreclosure of mortgages on real estate...
09/07/1933 Calling a special session of the 43rd Legislature to be convened on September 14, 1933, to pass such law or laws as may be necessary to issue twenty million dollars of bonds proposed in SJR 30 (43rd Regular Session), to consider and pass such legislation as may be deemed necessary to amend, change, or repeal existing laws affecting and controlling trusts, conspiracies against trade, and monopolies, and to make needed appropriations for refrigeration at the Governor's Mansion and needed work on the grounds
07/26/1926 Calling a special session of the 39th Legislature to begin on September 13, 1926, to pass necessary and proper legislation that will validate and legalize State, County, Commissioners' Precinct and Special Road District Bonds and Securities whose validity has been brought into question by the decision of any State or Federal court, or otherwise; to make such investigation of any Department of the State Government that the Legislature may desire to make