Focused on the Future: TAC's Legislative Conference is September 4-6

July 26, 2019| Legislative News

The Texas Association of Counties 2019 Legislative Conference, Sept. 4-6 in Austin, will offer county officials and staff an overview of the 86th legislative session.

Transportation Infrastructure Fund Grant Program

July 26, 2019| Legislative News

The 86th Legislature allocated $250 million to provide grants to counties for transportation infrastructure projects in areas affected by oil and gas development and production.

Border Security Grants

July 26, 2019| Legislative News

The federal government provided $15 million in federal Operation Stonegarden Grant Program (OPSG) funding to our state. The funding is meant to increase the operational capabilities of federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies along the border.

Preparing for the 2020 Census

July 26, 2019| Legislative News

We are less than a year from the 2020 U.S. Census and the fallout could be either very beneficial or very problematic for individual counties. Much will depend on how thoroughly the U.S. Census Bureau manages to count the people in each area because that count will have a huge impact.

AG Opinions and Requests

July 26, 2019| Legislative News

TAC has highlighted recent Attorney General Opinions and Requests for Opinions of interest to counties.

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