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Lessons learned: Texas City’s past economic development failures - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

November 21, 2014

Lessons learned: Texas City’s past economic development failures

Posted: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 11:15 pm | Updated: 10:53 pm, Tue Aug 5, 2014.

TEXAS CITY — In his 27 years as the president of the Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce, Jimmy Hayley has been part of several big economic projects announcements.

If all of them had come to fruition, he’d be head of a chamber that had a megaport, copper smelter, Schillterbahn-built water park, minor league professional hockey team, a Lee Trevino golf course and a major home improvement store near a robust Mall of the Mainland as members.

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