Texas Political News

March 8, 2016

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 […]
February 15, 2016

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 […]
January 20, 2016

Texas Health and Human Services Posted Meetings

The following meetings have been posted: Jan. 21, 2016 1 p.m. — Austin Intellectual and Developmental Disability System Redesign Advisory Committee Quality Subcommittee Jan. 22, 2016 9 a.m. — San Antonio STAR Kids – Client Information Session 2 p.m. — San Antonio STAR […]
January 7, 2016

House Economic and Small Business Development Committee Meeting

House Economic and Small Business Development (PUBLIC HEARING) THURSDAY – 01/07/16 12:00 p.m., E2.010 The Committee will meet to hear invited testimony regarding the following Interim Charges: #4 Oversee implementation of HB 26 (84R). Review best practices for measuring success […]
December 7, 2015

Senate Education (PUBLIC HEARING)

Senate Education (PUBLIC HEARING) MONDAY – 12/7/15 10:00 a.m., E1.028 (Hearing Room) The Senate Committee on Education will meet to take up the following Interim Charges: ·Study the approval, expansion, and revocation of public charter schools in Texas, including the implementation […]
December 4, 2015
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Texas Health and Human Services Posted Meetings

December 8, 2015 1:30 p.m. — Abilene Texas Health and Human Services System Transformation December 10, 2015 1:30 p.m. — Amarillo Texas Health and Human Services System Transformation
November 25, 2015
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Texas Health and Human Services Posted Meetings

December 1, 2015  1 p.m. — Austin Intellectual and Developmental Disability System Redesign Advisory Committee Transition to Managed Care Subcommittee Meeting 2 p.m. — Austin Proposed amendment to Personal Care Services Provider Participation Requirements
September 14, 2015

Texas Health and Human Services Commission Meetings

The following meetings have been posted by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission September 18, 2015 – 9 a.m. — Austin Proposed Medicaid Payment Rates for Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy provided by Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facilities/Outpatient Rehabilitation Facilities, Home Health Agencies […]
March 5, 2014

Election Night Results

Last night was the long-awaited Primary of 2014. For the first time in over 20 years, Texas Governor Rick Perry was not on the statewide ballot. The result of that was numerous Republicans running in hotly contested statewide primaries – […]
December 13, 2013
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2014 March Primary Election Candidate Filings by County

The filing deadline has come and gone.  See who has filed for elected office in your county at the Secretary of State website (https://webservices.sos.state.tx.us/candidate-filing/cf-report.aspx). A more detailed breakdown will soon follow. The candidate filing information displayed here is collected pursuant […]
October 21, 2013

Texas Political News: Early Voting Starts Today

Early voting starts TODAY for the state’s constitutional propositions election, as well as various local issue elections. Early voting continues through Friday, Nov. 1. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 5. To view the Constitutional Amendments you can go to: http://votetexas.gov/voting/what […]
October 4, 2013

Texas Lobby Group Legislative Update: Sen. Tommy Williams Resigns

As we reported yesterday, it was likely that more legislative retirements or resignations would be coming… but this one was a real shock. Senator Tommy Williams (R-The Woodlands) and the Chair of the Senate Finance Committee has confirmed he will […]