The Senate Select Committee on Violence in Schools and School Security heard invited and public testimony related to providing school districts and charter schools with more robust security options.
This report is intended to give you an overview and highlight of the discussions on the various topics the committee took up. […]
As part of a series of surveys on health care in the US, The Kaiser Family Foundation has surveyed Texas residents on state and national health policy priorities and produced a report on the findings. Overall, the survey found over half of all Texans saying the state legislature should […]
The Public Utility Commission of Texas met on June 14 to consider the agenda found here. The PUCT did not discuss all agenda items, the report lists only agenda items discussed at this meeting.
This report is intended to give you an overview and highlight of the discussions on the […]
The Pension Review Board met on June 14 to discuss actuarial reviews of several pension systems across the state, retirement plan design, recent legislative action, and the upcoming LAR. The full agenda and agenda item tabs can be found here. The report below follows the structure of the meeting, […]
For the latest updates on all legislative committee hearings, visit “Legislative News from Texas” frequently to confirm hearings since dates and times can and do change. Standing committee hearings held at the Capitol, live and archived, can be listened to at the following links: House | Senate.
Upcoming House Committee Meetings
Human Services – 6/20/2018
Time: 9:00 AM, […]
Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Shelly Botkin to the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC) for a term set to expire on September 1, 2019. PUC regulates the state’s electric, telecommunication, and water and sewer utilities, implements respective legislation, and offers customer assistance in resolving consumer complaints.
Shelly Botkin of Austin is […]
The Senate Select Committee on Violence in Schools and School Safety held the first of four hearings on campus safety and violence prevention Monday, June 11. Committee Chair Senator Larry Taylor of Friendswood, who represents the Santa Fe school district, said that improving school safety is a complex problem involving […]
The Senate Select Committee on Violence in Schools and School Security heard invited and public testimony related to school hardening and security.
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 […]
The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) met on June 11th, 2018 and heard invited testimony on several issues as well as approved financial assistance totaling $7,709,900 for water projects. Of this funding, $1.5 million was approved for rural water projects. Details are below on agenda items taken up by the […]
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today, June 6, he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $710.4 million in local sales tax allocations for June, 11 percent more than in June 2017. These allocations are based on sales made in April by businesses that report tax […]