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Upcoming Legislative Hearings

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 Senate Committee Meetings

Higher Education – 5/22/2018
Time: 9:00 AM, Location: […]

May 21st, 2018|0 Comments

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May 21st, 2018|0 Comments

Abbott Roundtable Sessions – Safety & Security

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 […]

May 21st, 2018|0 Comments

Texas Water Development Board – May 17, 2018

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 […]

May 17th, 2018|Tags: , |0 Comments

House Select Opioids & Substance Abuse – May 15, 2018

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 […]

May 15th, 2018|Tags: , |0 Comments

Joint Economic & Small Business Dev/Veterans Affairs – May 15, 2018

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 […]

May 15th, 2018|Tags: , , |0 Comments