About the Texas AFT Legislative Hotline
The Texas AFT Legislative Hotline is published by e-mail and to this site each business weekday (and some holidays and weekends when important news justifies a post) by the staff at the Texas American Federation of Teachers.
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Hotlines from August 20, 2010 to present may be found on the main site through the month links on the right navigation bar, or by using the search field.
Hotlines before that day may be found here.
Texas children cannot be left standing outside a courtroom waiting for their future. We need fair funding, … (read more…)
Louis Malfaro, Texas AFT president, summed up the day in a news release:
Lawmakers today spent a lot of time today pushing … (read more…)
The labels chosen for these bills disguise their content. Thus, SB 895 by Sen. Larry Taylor (R-Friendswood) and SB 669 by … (read more…)
This “all hands on deck” approach is a proven, cost-effective … (read more…)
The best thing about SB 6 as it passed … (read more…)