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Is it time to invest in state parks around the state of Texas? Texas lawmakers say it is and voters will have the final say an whether or not a "new golden age" is coming for the park system in Texas.

On Tuesday the Texas House approved two bills that would create a Centennial Parks Conservation Fund that would invest $1 billion to purchase more land for the Texas state parks system. But first, the issue has to go to the voters. Senate Bill 1648 and Senate Joint Resolution 74, would create the fund if voters approve the fund in an election. Of course all of this must be signed off on by Texas Governor Greg Abbott, which according to the Texas Tribune, Abbott has before been in favor of increased funding.

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