Texas Lobbyist News

September 10, 2015
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 […]
November 5, 2014
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2014 Election Update

November 5, 2014 Republicans Continue to Dominate Texas For all of the talk of “Turning Texas Blue,” it turned increasingly even more red last night. For the first time in the 21st Century, without Governor Perry running for Governor, a […]
November 4, 2014
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Texans for Lawsuit Reform Political Action Committee Endorsed Candidates

Below is the list of candidates TLRPAC endorses in contested races in the November 4th election. They deserve your support and we hope you will vote for them and encourage your family and friends to do so as well. Please remember to […]