Surging mental health care capacity for our highest needs children

Originally published in TribTalk here.

By Judge John Specia Jr., Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute,  April 13, 2017

As someone whose career often focused on neglected children and troubled families, I am deeply grateful that this […]

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Proper funding of AP program fosters year-round innovation in Texas

Originally appeared in Trib Talk at

Each year, I’m amazed by the innovation and creativity on display at SXSW. For one month, Austin becomes a collaborative incubator, fostering technological advancement at every turn. It’s […]

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The Capitol Inside 2017 Texas Lobby Power Rankings came out last week and at the top of almost every category is Texas Star Alliance.

No stranger to the rankings, Texas Star Alliance once again found itself […]

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Texas Star Alliance’s Mia Hutchens joins in the discussion, “Voices of Peace: A Conversation with Peacebuilders in Afghanistan and Pakistan.”

Recently, a member of the Texas Star Alliance team had the opportunity to attend the panel discussion “Voices of Peace: A Conversation with Peacebuilders in Afghanistan and Pakistan” hosted by the Women’s Democracy Network […]

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Texas Star Alliance (TSA) announced today the addition of one of Texas’ most respected leaders, Judge John J. Specia, to its ranks as a principal.

Fresh from his role as Commissioner of the Texas Department […]

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