15 July 2022


AUSTIN – Earlier this week, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar issued an updated Certification Revenue Estimate for the current state budget. Due to steady economic growth and significant increases in sales and severance tax revenue, the Comptroller projects that Texas lawmakers will enter the 88th Legislative Session with a record-breaking $27 billion in surplus revenue, an...
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13 June 2022

Capitol Update: Addressing Uvalde and Interim Charges

The Texas House Speaker recently established the Investigative Committee on the Robb Elementary Shooting to conduct a thorough examination into the circumstances surrounding the tragic school shooting in Uvalde. This investigative committee has been tasked with collecting and analyzing evidence from law enforcement, making comprehensive findings, and reporting the conclusions as soon as possible to...
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31 May 2022

Capitol Update: Securing Our Elections

The tragedy and senseless act of violence that took the precious lives of 19 children and two teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas leaves us all with heavy hearts. As Texans grieve over this unspeakable loss, we grapple with the unfortunate reality that something this catastrophic can take place in our own backyard....
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21 March 2022

Capitol Update: House Interim Charge on Agriculture & Livestock

Following each legislative session, the Texas Lieutenant Governor and Speaker of the House assign interim charges for corresponding committees to study topics and develop strategic plans to guide future policymaking in the Texas Legislature. Recently, the Texas House received interim charges and committees will soon begin holding hearings to monitor the implementation of legislation passed...
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