Category: Texas Legislature

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Feb2020
Raise Your Hand Texas officials say they are expanding its presence beyond Austin to keep focus on education. Read more.

14

Feb2020
Governor Greg Abbott today charged the Tri-Agency Workforce Initiative, consisting of the Commissioners of the Texas Education Agency (TEA), the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB), and the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), to marshal the combined resources of the three agencies to carry forward the reforms adopted by ... Read More

16

Jun2019
"House Bill 3511 is redundant of the Tri-Agency Workforce Initiative, which is comprised of the Texas Workforce Commission, the Texas Education Agency, and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board." Read more.

12

Jun2019
The high-priority bill boosts per-student funding and reduces property taxes across the state. Read more.

08

Jun2019
A 2018 report from the Texas Tribune found more than 4,200 people in the state — including security guards, cosmetologists and pharmacists – were at risk of losing their license because of student loan default in 2017. Read more.

06

Jun2019
DeVos told reporters that the U.S. needs to take a new approach to apprenticeship programs for both blue collar and white collar jobs. Read more.

27

May2019
Texas’ top political leaders will wrap up the 2019 session of the Texas Legislature on Monday with an air of accomplishment. Read more.

26

May2019
Completing negotiations that have taken place over the last few months, Texas House and Senate lawmakers approved a compromise on a state spending plan for 2020-21. Read more.

04

May2019
Lawmakers moved to apply the state's sales tax to goods sold by remote vendors who don't have physical operations in Texas. Read More.

02

May2019
The health of our Texas economy depends on the strength of our education system. Business leaders rely on an efficient and effective college and career pipeline that can generate a qualified and prepared workforce, and that begins with high-quality early childhood education. Read more.

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