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Posted on 8/19/2017
Both the House and Senate bills stalled in the House, largely due to the work of current and former TPEA board members who made numerous visits to the Capitol to express their concerns about the legislation.
Posted on 7/27/2017
Although the bill's supporters say the bill is anti-union, SB 7 as written exempts first-responder groups with national labor union affiliations while negatively affecting TPEA, a nonunion, nonpartisan, Texas-only membership association.
Posted on 7/19/2017
On the opening day of the special session, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick took a step to fast-track two bills reauthorizing the Texas Medical Board and four other state agencies jeopardized by inaction during the regular session.