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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 […]
January 21, 2015

Texas Lobbyist News: Health and Human Services Commission Meetings

The following meetings have been posted: January 23, 2015  10 a.m. — Austin Advisory Committee on Qualifications for Health Care Translators and Interpreters January 27, 2015 10 a.m. — Austin Texas System of Care Consortium January 29, 2015 9 a.m. — Austin Drug […]
January 10, 2015

January 5 Special Legislative Elections Results

As state legislators seek higher office, three special legislative elections held January 5 have headed for runoffs. None of the three races had a candidate meet the 50% threshold needed to avoid a runoff, but each race has a clear […]
January 6, 2015

Texas Health and Human Services Commission Posted Meetings

The following meetings have been posted: January 15, 2015 9 a.m. — Austin Promoting Independence Advisory Committee 10:30 p.m. — Austin Intellectual and Developmental Disability System Redesign Advisory Committee – Transition to Managed Care Sub-Committee Meeting January 20, 2015 8:45 a.m. — Austin […]
December 9, 2014

Governor-elect Abbott Announces Staff, Outlines Priorities For Session

AUSTIN – Texas Governor-elect Greg Abbott today announced personnel to fill key staff positions in his incoming administration, in addition to outlining his priorities for the upcoming legislative session, which include education, border security, economic expansion and tax reduction. “On Election Night, I made a promise to […]