Topic: Hotline

February 25, 2021: #TxLege committees discuss education funding, TRS finances; Fed decision on STAAR; Unions step up in storm relief

  Legislative committees explore public education funding, hear financial health of pension and healthcare funds Education Commissioner Mike Morath testifies before the Senate Finance Committee. Two key committees for the Texas state budget—the Senate Finance Committee and the House Appropriations Committee—met this week, and while lawmakers continued to express support for investment in public education and the gains made last...

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January 15, 2020: Civil Rights Conference for MLK; New House speaker for Texas Legislature; TRS healthcare will cover vaccine; Ted Cruz needs to resign

  Remembering MLK and Labor: Register for the virtual Civil and Human Rights Conference For more than 25 years, the AFL-CIO’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday observance has brought together union members annually to honor the life and legacy of Dr. King, perform community service, and examine current civil and human rights issues. This year’s virtual conference reinforces the...

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