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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 […]
July 9, 2013

Texas Political News: Rick Perry Announces He Will Not Seek Re-election

Texas Political News: Rick Perry Announces He Will Not Seek Re-election Today, Rick Perry, the longest serving Governor of Texas announced that he will not seek re-election.  Surrounded by his family and numerous former staffers, Governor Perry made the announcement […]
October 30, 2012
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Texas Lobbyist News: Texas Wins National Cybersecurity Award

Texas Wins National Cybersecurity Award For Immediate Release October 24, 2012 CONTACT: Thomas Johnson Department of Information Resources 512-936-6592 State of Texas Wins National Cybersecurity Award Texas Department of Information Resources Named Tops in Cybersecurity Leadership & Innovation Las Vegas—The winners […]
October 24, 2012
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Texas Lobbyist News: Texas Supreme Court Upholds Franchise Tax

Texas Lobbyist News: Texas Supreme Court Upholds Franchise Tax The Texas Supreme Court has upheld the state’s franchise tax, which has been greatly contested and is the second largest source of general revenue for the state. The challenge came from […]
October 19, 2012
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Texas Political News: November 1, 2012 Changes to ACR Requirements

Beginning November 1, 2012, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (ACR) contractor license applicants are required to have at least 48 months of practical experience in air conditioning and refrigeration-related work under the supervision of a licensed ACR contractor in the preceding […]
October 4, 2012
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Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst Announces Senate Committee Chairs

Texas Lobby Group News: Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst Announces Senate Committee Chairs Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst announced the appointment of Committee Chairs today. The Lieutenant Governor had to replace five committee chairs that will not return to the Senate next session (Senators Mike […]
October 4, 2012
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Important Dates for the November Elections

Texas Lobby Group News: Important Dates for the November Elections The deadline to register to vote for this election is October 9th. For details, you can go here: http://www.votetexas.gov/ Other key election dates in Texas include: – October 22 – Early […]