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Attend an Airrosti Webinar for a chance to win a $50 Gift Card!

May 25, 2021| Health and Benefits News

What is causing your back pain? Join Airrosti for a 30-minute webinar on Wednesday, May 26 at 11 a.m. CST to learn about common causes of low back pain and discover how Airrosti can help you get out of pain.

Score a bragging-rights bounty in County vs County!

May 25, 2021| Health and Benefits News

The third Healthy County Contest of 2021, County vs County, runs June 7 through Aug. 1. To earn $15 in Boomer Bucks, achieve at least 40 days of 7,000 steps or 60 minutes of activity. Band with your local buddies in this team-based contest—the county or district with the highest average daily steps wins!

WW Insider’s Box Promotion and Men's Health Month

May 25, 2021| Health and Benefits News

June is Men’s Health Month, and what better way to celebrate then focusing on your health and wellness? TAC has partnered with WW (Weight Watchers re-imagined) to help you reach your wellness goals. TAC even offers special discounted rates!

BCBSTX Fitness Program Enrollment Fee Waived in June

May 25, 2021| Health and Benefits News

BCBSTX is waiving the fitness program enrollment fee in the month of June. Members can use the coupon code “JUNESTART” when signing up for the program.

Check out Livongo’s Healthy May Resources

May 25, 2021| Health and Benefits News

We are excited to share Livongo’s May resources for healthier living. May’s theme is Mental Health Awareness month and below are a few resources to help you learn more about coping with stress and lowering blood pressure.

Ready to Lose Weight with the Support of a Coach?

May 25, 2021| Health and Benefits News

Have you considered applying for Omada but aren’t quite sure what it’s all about? Check out this Welcome to Omada video to learn more about this innovate weight management program.

Attend an Airrosti Webinar for a chance to win a $50 Gift Card!

May 25, 2021|

What is causing your back pain? Join Airrosti for a 30-minute webinar on Wednesday, May 26 at 11 a.m. CST to learn about common causes of low back pain and discover how Airrosti can help you get out of pain.

Score a bragging-rights bounty in County vs County!

May 25, 2021|

The third Healthy County Contest of 2021, County vs County, runs June 7 through Aug. 1. To earn $15 in Boomer Bucks, achieve at least 40 days of 7,000 steps or 60 minutes of activity. Band with your local buddies in this team-based contest—the county or district with the highest average daily steps wins!

WW Insider’s Box Promotion and Men's Health Month

May 25, 2021|

June is Men’s Health Month, and what better way to celebrate then focusing on your health and wellness? TAC has partnered with WW (Weight Watchers re-imagined) to help you reach your wellness goals. TAC even offers special discounted rates!

BCBSTX Fitness Program Enrollment Fee Waived in June

May 25, 2021|

BCBSTX is waiving the fitness program enrollment fee in the month of June. Members can use the coupon code “JUNESTART” when signing up for the program.

Check out Livongo’s Healthy May Resources

May 25, 2021|

We are excited to share Livongo’s May resources for healthier living. May’s theme is Mental Health Awareness month and below are a few resources to help you learn more about coping with stress and lowering blood pressure.

Ready to Lose Weight with the Support of a Coach?

May 25, 2021|

Have you considered applying for Omada but aren’t quite sure what it’s all about? Check out this Welcome to Omada video to learn more about this innovate weight management program.

Week in Review: A Digest of What Happened This Week at the Capitol

May 21, 2021| Legislative News

With the top half of the hourglass emptying on the legislative clock, the House and Senate have settled into a familiar pattern where work slows and accelerates in the chambers in large part according to the action or inaction of the other.

Bills on the Move

May 21, 2021| Legislative News

TAC Legislative Services staff will highlight important county-related bills on the move that have had either committee or floor activity in the House and Senate during the week. While this list does not include every county-related bill, it does provide an overview of some recent significant legislative actions.

SB 1 Conferees Reach Consensus, Adopt Budget Decisions

May 21, 2021| Legislative News

Senate Bill 1 conferees put the final touches on the state budget for the 2022-23 biennium on Wednesday, May 19, bringing the budget process that began nearly two years ago closer to conclusion.

TAC Legislative Conference Goes Hybrid

May 21, 2021| Legislative News

In response to your feedback, we have transformed the TAC Legislative Conference, scheduled for Sept. 1-3, into a hybrid event. We hear you and understand the demand to expand our services and offer multiple ways for you to connect with us. 

Unable to Attend This Week's Tuesday Morning Breakfast? Here's What Happened

May 21, 2021| Legislative News

The final, do-or-die days of the 87th Texas Legislature have arrived. Here are a few highlights from this week's penultimate Tuesday Morning Breakfast.

What We're Reading

May 21, 2021| Legislative News

This week, the activities of the 87th Texas Legislature continued with committee hearings and both chambers convening. Here are a few news articles on the week’s happenings.

Week in Review: A Digest of What Happened This Week at the Capitol

May 14, 2021| Legislative News

May is the neck of the funnel, where demand outstrips supply for space on daily calendars and far more legislation quietly dies than goes to the governor’s desk for action. To date, and with only 30 days remaining, just a half dozen bills have been sent to the governor for his signature or veto. None have yet been acted on.

Bills on the Move

May 14, 2021| Legislative News

TAC Legislative Services staff will highlight important county-related bills on the move that have had either committee or floor activity in the House and Senate during the week. While this list does not include every county-related bill, it does provide an overview of some recent significant legislative actions.

TAC Legislative Conference Goes Hybrid

May 14, 2021| Legislative News

In response to your feedback, we have transformed the TAC Legislative Conference, scheduled for Sept. 1-3, into a hybrid event. We hear you and understand the demand to expand our services and offer multiple ways for you to connect with us. 

Unable to Attend This Week's Tuesday Morning Breakfast? Here's What Happened

May 14, 2021| Legislative News

As we enter the last couple of weeks of the 87th Texas Legislature, things will move quickly — and sometimes mysteriously, as Jim Allison, General Counsel for the County Judges and Commissioners Association of Texas, joked during Tuesday's virtual breakfast meeting. Several key deadlines for action by the Texas House on its own bills passed this week, but the lower chamber can still take initial votes on Senate bills until May 25. Nothing is over until it's over on May 31.

What We're Reading

May 14, 2021| Legislative News

This week, the activities of the 87th Texas Legislature continued with committee hearings and both chambers convening. Here are a few news articles on the week’s happenings.

Week in Review: A Digest of What Happened This Week at the Capitol

May 07, 2021| Legislative News

The Senate broke the seal on weekend work early this session with committee work on redistricting, but neither full chamber has yet convened on a day beginning with “S.” The House has tentative plans to meet tomorrow, although with future weekend work all but definite, that may well change as members look to a last repose this Mother’s Day weekend.

Bills on the Move

May 07, 2021| Legislative News

TAC Legislative Services staff will highlight important county-related bills on the move that have had either committee or floor activity in the House and Senate during the week. While this list does not include every county-related bill, it does provide an overview of some recent significant legislative actions.


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