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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.

Bills of concern enter final stages of the process this week

May 17, 2023

Several education bills of concern are headed either to the governor's desk for approval or into House/Senate negotiations.

House floor action includes standards for student electronics use

May 1, 2023

The House and Senate daily calendars are increasing in length at this point in the session, with a variety of education bills passing every day.

Pub Ed Committee considers bills on salaries, school start dates, and more

Apr 5, 2023

Two of the House priority education bills were heard in the House Public Education Committee hearing Tuesday, along with a number of other bills…

House committee holds hearings on teacher issues

Jul 28, 2022

The House Public Education Committee met this week for two long days of invited and public testimony on a variety of topics, ranging from House Bill…