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During the session, we provide regular updates on what’s happening at the Capitol. These weekly updates include important testimony, hearings to watch, legislative-related resources, and more. To get this information first, subscribe to TCDD eNews.

 

  • Texas Legislative News: May 29 - The 86th Texas Legislature adjourned on Monday. In this week’s Texas Legislative News, learn about many of the disability-related bills that passed the Legislature and will now be considered by the Governor.
  • Texas Legislative News: May 21 - This week, we look at what to expect in the closing days of session and note some bills that have recently advanced at the Capitol.
  • Texas Legislative News: May 13 - This week, we look at the Budget Conference Committee, advancing bills, and a list of important hearings to watch.
  • Texas Legislative News: May 6 - This week, we look at TCDD testimony, legislative deadlines, advancing bills, and a list of important hearings to watch.
  • Texas Legislative News: April 29 - This week, we look at TCDD testimony, advancing legislation, and a list of important hearings to watch.
  • Texas Legislative News: April 23 - This week, we cover TCDD testimony, the Partners in Policymaking graduation ceremony, bills on the move, and a list of important hearings to watch.
  • Texas Legislative News: April 15 - This week, we look at TCDD testimony, Special Ed funding, and a list of important hearings to watch.
  • Texas Legislative News: April 8 - This week, we highlight dockless scooter regulations and provide a robust list of important hearings to watch.
  • Texas Legislative News: April 1 - This week, we provide a quiz on the Texas Legislature, highlight testimony from TCDD, and recap the recent debate on the Appropriations Bill. The update also includes important hearings to watch.
  • Texas Legislative News: March 25 - This week, the House will consider the Appropriations Bill that could determine the State’s budget. Also, get updates on other bills and check-out the hearings we’ll be watching this week.
  • Texas Legislative News: March 18 - This week, we highlight testimony from Ashley Ford related to competitive wages, and from Linda Logan related to preventing guardianship abuse. The update also includes important hearings to watch.
  • Texas Legislative News: March 12 - In this week’s update, we highlight testimony from Lauren Gerken related to ECI funding, and also from Scott Daigle related to changing stations. The update also includes some important hearings to watch.
  • Texas Legislative News: March 5 - In this weekly update about what’s happening at the Capitol, we highlight Ashley Ford’s testimony to the Senate State Affairs Committee on SB 71, HHSC’s IDD Strategic Plan, and more.