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May 5, 2016
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Texas Health and Human Services Posted Meetings

The following meetings have been posted: May 5, 2016 1:30 p.m. — Austin Hospital Payment Advisory Committee May 10, 2016 3 p.m. — Austin Proposed amendment to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programs Eligibility Requirements May 17, 2016 1 p.m. — Austin […]
April 25, 2016
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Texas Health and Human Services Meetings

The following meetings have been posted: May 2, 2016 10:30 a.m. — Austin Perinatal Advisory Council May 4, 2016 10 a.m. — Austin Texas Office for Prevention of Developmental Disabilities Executive Committee Meeting June 6, 2016 1 p.m. — Austin […]
April 3, 2016
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Texas Health and Human Services Meetings

The following meetings have been posted: April 7, 2016 1 p.m. — Austin Intellectual and Developmental Disability System Redesign Advisory Committee Day Habilitation and Employment Subcommittee April 11, 2016 9:30 a.m. — Austin Proposed New Rules Related to Texas Healthcare […]
March 8, 2016
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Privatizing the San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau Long Overdue

A question has been raised as to whether the proposed public/private partnership for the San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau would affect the “transparency” of its operations. For example, Express-News editorial columnist Josh Brodesky suggested that such a partnership would lead to […]
March 3, 2016
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Super Tuesday in Texas

Super Tuesday has come and gone but the vote tallies of last night’s races will have a lasting effect on the upcoming legislative session. Ted Cruz secured a Texas-sized presidential primary win at 43.76%. Governor Greg Abbott, Lt. Governor Dan […]
March 2, 2016
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Texas Health and Human Services Posted Meetings

The following meetings have been posted:  April 11, 2016 10 a.m. — Austin Intellectual and Developmental Disability System Redesign Advisory Committee Quality Subcommittee 1 p.m. — Austin Employment First Task Force April 12, 2016 9 a.m. — Austin Proposed Payment […]
March 1, 2016
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Texas Health and Human Services Posted Meetings

The following meetings have been posted: March 9, 2016 10 a.m. — Austin Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Stakeholder Forum 2 p.m. — Austin Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response March 18, 2016 10 a.m. — Austin Advisory Committee on […]
February 17, 2016
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UT regents poised to spend millions on telemedicine, other initiatives

GALVESTON — University of Texas System regents are expected on Thursday to tap the system’s endowment for $45.8 million to underwrite three high-priority initiatives, including creating a statewide telemedicine network that would allow patients in rural areas to get specialty […]
February 17, 2016
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Insperity shows it has heart in support for the American Heart Association

It was all about the heart health at Insperity’s corporate headquarters in Kingwood Feb. 13. A day before Valentine’s Day and in an effort to raise awareness about heart disease, around 600 Insperity employees formed a large heart outside of […]
February 15, 2016
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Texas Health and Human Services Posted Meetings

The following meetings have been posted:  Feb. 17, 2016 9 a.m. — Belton STAR Kids – Client Information Session 1 p.m. — Belton STAR Kids – Provider Information Session Feb. 19, 2016 9:45 a.m. — Austin Proposed new Local Government and Community Input […]
February 5, 2016
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Health and Human Services Posted Meetings

The following meetings have been posted:  Feb. 12, 2016 10 a.m. — Austin Advisory Committee on Qualifications for Health Care Translators and Interpreters Feb. 18, 2016 9 a.m. — Austin Medical Care Advisory Committee Feb. 19, 2016 11 a.m. — Houston STAR Kids […]
January 29, 2016
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The Primary Election Registration Deadline is February 1

Monday, Feb. 1, is the deadline to make sure you are registered to vote in the March 1 primary election. If you are not registered, it’s easy to sign up. Please visit this website for more information. If you aren’t […]