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Higher Education – 5/22/2018
Time: 9:00 AM, Location: […]
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Governor Greg Abbott today announced he will host a series of roundtable sessions, beginning tomorrow, to generate solutions that improve safety and security at Texas schools and in our communities. The roundtables will include voices from across Texas, including parents, teachers, students, legislators, and interest groups that advocate for and […]
Beginning June 1, 2018, former State Senator Tommy Williams – who currently serves as a Senior Advisor in the Office of the Governor – will lead Health and Human Services on an interim basis. A search for a permanent replacement will begin immediately. Executive Commissioner Charles Smith announced his […]
The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) met and authorized $27,743,911 in flood mitigation assistance grants for thirteen projects. The grants provided through this assistance are funded through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and will be used to mitigate flood damages and prevent future losses. Thirteen applications were approved by […]
The House Select Committee on Cybersecurity met on May 16 to hear invited and public testimony regarding the state of cybersecurity at all levels of government and cybersecurity education and curricula.
This report is intended to give you an overview and highlight of the discussions on the various topics the committee […]
The House Select Committee on Opioids and Substance Abuse met on May 15 to hear invited testimony on Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) legislation, prescribing practices, and overutilization and diversion of addictive prescriptions.
This report is intended to give you an overview and highlight of the discussions on the various topics the […]
The joint committee met to hear invited and public testimony on the following charge:
Study the economic impact of the aviation, aerospace, & defense manufacturing industry in Texas and the state’s ability to facilitate industry job growth and investment. Review the relationship between the economic vitality of industry and military veterans […]
The committee met on May 15 to hear invited testimony regarding interim charges relating to the implementation of SB 1004.
This report is intended to give you an overview and highlight of the discussions on the various topics the committee took up. This report is not a verbatim transcript of the […]
The House Committee on Economic and Small Business Development met on May 15 to hear invited testimony on Hurricane Harvey economic and workforce impact; and to monitor agencies and programs under the Committee’s jurisdiction.
This report is intended to give you an overview and highlight of the discussions on the various […]