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 84th Legislative Session, is tasked with aiding the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services…

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, 2015 9 a.m. — Austin Proposed Medicaid Payment Rates for Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy provided by…

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 Business” was released Friday and Texas topped the rankings for the 11th year in a…