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February 10, 2017
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Speaker Straus Announces House Committee Assignments

Full listings linked below: AUSTIN – Speaker Joe Straus on Thursday announced Texas House committee assignments for the 85th Legislature. “We want to utilize Members’ strengths and allow them to work on issues that matter to their districts,” said Speaker […]
May 12, 2016
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Health & Human Services Master Meetings Calendar through June 2016

All meetings are in Austin, Texas unless otherwise indicated. Information compiled from agency websites. Subcommittees may not be included in this calendar but full board and council meetings are listed. Legislative Committee hearings are included if related to health and […]
January 11, 2016
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Texas Health and Human Services Posted Meetings

  Jan. 12, 2016 9 a.m. — Austin STAR Kids – Client Information Session 1 p.m. — Austin STAR Kids – Provider Information Session 6 p.m. — Austin STAR Kids – Client Information Session Jan. 14, 2016 9 a.m. — Lubbock STAR Kids – […]
September 29, 2015
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Texans at the Tesla Factory

This past week, the Innovation and Technology Caucus of the Texas House took a trip out to San Francisco, California to see how some of the United States’ biggest tech companies are innovating the world. One of the most anticipated […]
May 15, 2015
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Texas 84th Legislature Dates of Interest

We are reaching that part of the Session – with two and a half weeks left – where major deadlines hit and bills either live, die, or (in some cases) find another vehicle to cross the finish line! The first […]
January 21, 2015
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Texas Lobbyist News: Tesla Poised for Lobbying Blitz in 2015

Tesla Motors (TSLA) Gears Up To Overturn Sales Ban In Texas Tesla is readying another move to overturn the sales ban in Texas by recruiting more high profile lobbyists to push the matter in Texas courts. Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) […]
June 19, 2013
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Texas 83rd Legislative Session Update: Report for Monday, June 17th, 2013

Texas 83rd Legislative Session Update: Report for Monday, June 17th, 2013 The House adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Thursday, June 20, 2013. The Senate recessed until 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 18, 2013. Bills Vetoed Official veto proclamations and line item vetoes […]
May 24, 2013
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Texas 83rd Legislative Session Update: Report for Thursday, May 23rd

Texas 83rd Legislative Session Update: Report for Thursday, May 23rd The House adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Friday, May 24, 2013. Friday Items Eligible (TLS)The Senate recessed until 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 24, 2013. Thursday Items Eligible Calendar SB 1 – […]
May 17, 2013
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Texas 83rd Legislative Session Update: Report for Thursday, May 16th

Texas 83rd Legislative Session Update: Report for thursday, May 16th The House recessed until 9:00 a.m., Friday, May 17, 2013. House Local Calendar for Friday House Congratuatory and Memorial Calendar for Friday Today’s Item’s Eligible Calendars #1 and #2 (TLS) House […]
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 […]
August 24, 2012
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Texas Issues Texas Tax Revenue Anticipation Notes

Texas Lobbyist News. The Texas Tax Revenue Anticipation Notes Texas flexed its economic muscle once again announcing the sale of $9.8 billion in one year notes at the lowest interest rate in State history.  The Texas Tax Revenue Anticipation Notes have […]
July 4, 2012
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Texas Political News: Governor Rick Perry on Immigration, Economics, and why Hispanics Should Become Republicans

Governor Rick Perry discusses the pragmatic issues surrounding illegal immigration in Texas, in particular the issue of high school children brought to Texas as infants illegally, but then graduating from high school and wanting to go to college. However their […]