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Updates from the Capitol

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During legislative sessions, TCTA's top-ranked lobby team is at the Texas Capitol every day, working on behalf of Texas teachers and other classroom professionals. Our lobbyists carefully monitor and testify on legislation that could affect TCTA members and provide daily reports on legislative action. These updates are provided below and compiled and emailed weekly via the TCTA eUpdate newsletter.

Legislative session opens, Phelan elected House speaker

Jan 12, 2021

The 87th Texas Legislature convened in Austin Tuesday, with the House and Senate gaveling in at noon in their respective chambers.

Budget outlook better than anticipated heading into 87th session

Jan 11, 2021

The 87th Legislature convenes Tuesday, January 12, 2021. On Monday, Texas State Comptroller Glenn Hegar released the biennial revenue estimate for…