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November 13, 2015

Texas Health and Human Services Posted Meetings

The following meetings have been posted: November 20, 2015 10 a.m. — Austin Health and Human Services Commission Council 12 p.m. — Austin Texas Office for Prevention of Developmental Disabilities Executive Committee Meeting November 23, 2015 8:45 a.m. — Austin Proposed Medicaid Fee-For-Service […]
November 9, 2015

Joe Straus Releases Interim Charges for House Committees

This week, Speaker of the House, Joe Straus, released his set of interim charges for all House standing and select committees. Interim charges give a snapshot of the issues leadership will focus on in the upcoming legislative session.  Some highlights […]
November 4, 2015

Election Night Recap

It was a somewhat predictable election night with a few surprises and a couple of runoffs to come. All 7 proposed constitutional amendments (aimed at cutting property taxes, boosting funding for road projects and reiterating Texans’ right to hunt and […]
October 19, 2015

Proposed Amendments to the Texas Constitution for the November Elec

Early voting starts today for the Nov. 3 Election. This election, there are seven proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution on the ballot for voter approval. Below is a list of the seven proposed constitutional amendments and a short description.  […]
October 14, 2015

Lt. Governor Dan Patrick releases more interim charges

Today, Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick announced interim charges for the Health and Human Services (HHS) and Transportation Committees. Today’s announcement covers charges for the Senate Health and Human Services Committee and Transportation. The charges can be found here. Interim charges for the […]
October 8, 2015
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Lt. Governor Dan Patrick releases first set of interim charges

This afternoon Lt. Governor Dan Patrick released the first set of interim charges for the following Senate committees: State Affairs, Agriculture, Water and Rural Affairs, and Natural Resources and Economic Development. Interim charges give a snapshot of the issues leadership will focus […]
September 10, 2015

Governor Abbott Appoints Three Public Members to Health and Human Service Transition Oversight Committee

Wednesday, September 2, 2015, Governor Greg Abbott announced the appointment of Heather Griffith Peterson, Billy Hamilton and John Colyandro to the newly created Health and Human Service Transition Legislative Oversight Committee. The Committee, created by Senate Bill 200 during the […]
July 6, 2015

Texas Health and Human Services Posted Meetings:

The following meetings have been posted: July 10, 2015 9 a.m. — Austin Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Council July 14, 2015 10 a.m. — Austin Task Force on Domestic Violence 1 p.m. — Austin The Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD) System Redesign Advisory Committee July 20, […]
May 11, 2015

Lobbyist News: Texas Still Tops in Business

Despite the state of Texas’ recent decline in job creation, the Lone Star state appears to still be the country’s top destination for doing business and creating business opportunity. CEO Magazine’s 11th annual survey of the “Best States to do […]
April 22, 2015

Texas Lobbyist News: Health and Human Services Meetings

The following meetings have been posted: April 27, 2015 1:30 p.m. — Austin Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program Regional Advisory Committee April 28, 2015 10 a.m. — Austin Texas System of Care Consortium 10 a.m. — Fort Worth Medicaid and Children’s Health […]
February 16, 2015

2015 Capitol Inside Top Lobbyist Rankings

Capitol Inside has again placed the Texas Lobby Group in the top spots of their Top Hired Gun Lobbyist rankings. Mike Toomey and Bill Messer are ranked as the No. 2 and No. 4 Hired Gun Lobbyists in the State […]
February 13, 2015

Texas Health and Human Services Posted Meetings

The following meetings have been posted: February 16, 2015  8 a.m. — San Antonio Medicaid Electronic Visit Verification Provider Training February 17, 2015 8 a.m. — San Antonio  Medicaid Electronic Visit Verification Provider Training February 19, 2015 8 a.m. — Lubbock  Medicaid Electronic […]