TCTA | Updates from the Capitol
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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.

Education funding issues firm up in House committee

May 22, 2021

Subcommittees of the House Appropriations Committee are meeting this week to consider revisions to the base budget bill, to be presented to the full…

House Pub Ed hears bill regarding teacher resignations

Mar 23, 2021

The House Public Education Committee met Tuesday to hear 10 bills, including one that would help prevent excessive sanctions against teachers who…

Pensions Committee hears bills on TRS-Care study, return-to-work bus drivers

Mar 17, 2021

The House Pensions, Investments and Financial Services Committee heard three bills related to TRS issues on Wednesday.