Category: Texas Legislature

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Jan2021
A school finance bill in 2019 boosted funding for districts, but the pandemic has since added layers of financial uncertainty. Read more.

12

Jan2021
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar released the Biennial Revenue Estimate (BRE) today, showing the state is projected to have $112.5 billion in revenue available for general-purpose spending during the 2022-23 biennium. Read more.

10

Jan2021
n considering whether to expand the demand for care, Texas policymakers may wish to consider how to expand the supply of care. This can mean increasing the number of doctors, nurses, hospital beds, pills, lab tests and machines; or, it can mean finding ways to use current resources ... Read More

12

Dec2020
Chapter 313 is up for reauthorization in the upcoming state legislative session. The Partnership, along with businesses, chambers of commerce and economic development organizations across the state are working diligently with our elected officials to ensure that the program continues. Read more.

25

Nov2020
That’s why economic development strategies tops the list of priorities in support of high paying jobs in high-poverty areas and support for retraining displaced workers using a combination of community colleges, workforce boards and private employers. Read more.

19

Nov2020
The state will use $420 million in CARES Act funding to reimburse Texas school districts for laptops and mobile wifi hotspots they purchased to help students with remote learning, Gov. Greg Abbott announced Wednesday. Read more.

12

Sep2020
A bipartisan group of 88 state lawmakers said in a letter that a statewide broadband plan is well overdue. Read more.

10

Sep2020
State agencies say the proposed cuts are a work in progress, as advocates and some legislators call for greater transparency. Read more.

28

Jun2020
Time is running out to make sure Texas is prepared for what Texans know is coming. Read more.

18

May2020
Governor Greg Abbott today announced the second phase of the State of Texas' ongoing plan to safely and strategically open Texas while minimizing the spread of COVID-19. Under Phase II, restaurants may increase their occupancy to 50% and additional services and activities that remained closed under Phase I ... Read More

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