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.
Jun 7, 2023
The following are summaries of the education-related bills we followed that passed both the House and Senate and were sent to the governor in 2023.…
Apr 28, 2023
As noted in other updates, floor action in the House and Senate is ramping up as committees are in their final weeks of hearing their own chambers’…
Apr 20, 2023
The House Pension, Investments and Financial Services Committee and the Senate Education Committee both held hearings Wednesday.
Apr 13, 2023
We are starting to see progress on proposals designed to help ease the burdens on teachers.
May 5, 2022
TCTA testified before lawmakers about the need to invest in public school teachers by increasing pay and state contributions to health insurance.