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Texas Senate Finance Committee evaluates the TERP

The Senate Finance Committee met January 30, 2018 to consider the following interim charge:

Review the Texas Emission Reduction Plan (TERP) and its economic benefits to the state. Examine whether the state’s investment in TERP, […]

By |February 5th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

VW Settlement funds headed to Texas

Texas is poised to receive $209 million as its share of the Volkswagen (VW) State Environmental Mitigation Trust for violations of the Clean Air Act.

The VW Trust specifies that monies must be spent on […]

By |January 31st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Taking Care of Texas’ Kids

Texas has on average 30,000 children in foster care at any given time.  These vulnerable children are at the center of continued controversy between the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services and U.S. […]

By |January 30th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Texas Commission on Public School Finance Kicks Off Hearings

The Texas Commission on Public School Finance (Commission), created by HB 21 during the regular 85th Legislative Session, met for its first meeting on January 23, 2018. Former Texas Supreme Court Justice, Craig Enoch […]

By |January 26th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Communication and Cooperation: State Agency Leadership During a Natural Disaster

Last Monday, Texas Star Alliance Principals Marshall Coover and Chris Hosek had the pleasure of hosting a policy forum with Chairman Bech Bruun of the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB), Chairman Christi Craddick of […]

By |November 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments