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Counties at the Capitol Day Is Next Week

February 03, 2023| Legislative News

Join us on Tuesday, Feb. 7, for TAC's Counties at the Capitol Day. We’ll dig into the top issues facing county government in the 88th Legislature.

Bills of Interest

February 03, 2023| Legislative News

TAC Legislative Services staff has highlighted some recently filed bills of interest to county officials.

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

February 03, 2023| Legislative News

Icy weather put the Legislature's work on hold for a few days, but not before the Senate Finance Committee held its first hearing on the 2024-25 state budget.

Registration Open for 2023 Legislative Conference

February 03, 2023| Legislative News

The annual gathering will offer county officials and staff a retrospective look at the 88th Legislature. Early-bird rates are available through Aug. 7.

Listen to TAC's Podcast, Texas County Voice

February 03, 2023| Legislative News

In the podcast’s latest episode, Travis County Constable Carlos Lopez and Schleicher County Treasurer Jennifer Henderson share their experiences with TAC's Core Legislative Group, a top resource for county officials interested in the legislative process.

Tuesday Morning Breakfast, in Brief

February 03, 2023| Legislative News

This week's legislative breakfast meeting was held virtually because of the icy weather. Of note: a funding cut for courthouse preservation grants and another bill targeting "rogue prosecutors." Here's a recap.

Texas Broadband Development Office Now Accepting Map Challenges

February 03, 2023| Legislative News

Counties, broadband service providers and others have until Feb. 27 to challenge the accuracy of the state map marking areas served by high-speed internet.

County, District Clerks Hold Midwinter Conference

February 03, 2023| Legislative News

The County and District Clerks' Association of Texas held its midwinter conference in Round Rock in Williamson County Jan. 23-26. About 450 clerks and staff attended the four-day event.

What We're Reading

February 03, 2023| Legislative News

A selected list of recent county-relevant news articles.

Counties at the Capitol Day Set for Feb. 7

January 26, 2023| Legislative News

Join us next month for TAC's Counties at the Capitol day. We'll dig into the top issues facing county government in the 88th Legislature. Here's how to sign up.

Registration Open for 2023 Legislative Conference

January 26, 2023| Legislative News

The annual gathering will offer a retrospective look at the 88th Legislature. Early-bird rates are available through Aug. 7.

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

January 26, 2023| Legislative News

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced Senate committee assignments this week. House assignments remain pending.

State Budget Bills: County Highlights

January 26, 2023| Legislative News

Last week, the Texas House and Senate filed their proposed budgets for the 2024-25 biennium, marking the beginning of the budget process for both chambers. We’ve underlined some funding important to counties.

Bills of Interest

January 26, 2023| Legislative News

TAC Legislative Services staff has highlighted some recently filed bills of interest to county officials.

Join Our Weekly Legislative Breakfast Meeting

January 26, 2023| Legislative News

Did you miss this week's Tuesday Morning Breakfast? Here’s a recap and how you can attend the next one.

Selected Grant Opportunities for Texas Counties

January 26, 2023| Legislative News

Many state and federal grant opportunities are available to Texas counties. Here is a select number open to applicants.

AG Opinions and Requests

January 26, 2023| Legislative News

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

What We're Reading

January 26, 2023| Legislative News

A selected list of recent county-relevant news articles.

Weight Watchers Subsidy Ending Jan. 31, 2023

January 25, 2023|

TAC Healthy County will no longer offer a Weight Watchers subsidy, effective Jan. 31, 2023. Members will be able to take advantage of the discounted rate of $12.72 through Jan. 31 before the new monthly rate changes to $22.95 in February. All members who are currently enrolled will also receive notification directly from WW.

Weight Watchers Subsidy Ending Jan. 31, 2023

January 25, 2023| Health and Benefits News

TAC Healthy County will no longer offer a Weight Watchers subsidy, effective Jan. 31, 2023. Members will be able to take advantage of the discounted rate of $12.72 through Jan. 31 before the new monthly rate changes to $22.95 in February. All members who are currently enrolled will also receive notification directly from WW.

Heart to Heart Healthy County Contest Started Jan. 9!

January 25, 2023| Health and Benefits News

The first contest of 2023, Heart to Heart, started Jan. 9 and runs through Feb. 19. Participants can earn $15 in Boomin' Bucks by logging 30 days of 6,000 steps or 30 minutes of activity.

Heart to Heart Healthy County Contest Started Jan. 9!

January 25, 2023|

The first contest of 2023, Heart to Heart, started Jan. 9 and runs through Feb. 19. Participants can earn $15 in Boomin' Bucks by logging 30 days of 6,000 steps or 30 minutes of activity.

Tips From Livongo on Annual Medical Screenings, Drawing on Personal Strengths, and Nonalcoholic Swaps for Going "Dry"

January 25, 2023| Health and Benefits News

Stay healthy this winter with resources from Livongo on annual medical screenings, drawing on personal strengths, and nonalcoholic swaps for going "dry."

Tips From Livongo on Annual Medical Screenings, Drawing on Personal Strengths, and Nonalcoholic Swaps for Going "Dry"

January 25, 2023|

Stay healthy this winter with resources from Livongo on annual medical screenings, drawing on personal strengths, and nonalcoholic swaps for going "dry."

Get Ongoing Support for Your Health, Head to Toe with Omada

January 25, 2023|

Omada provides everything you need to experience better health, both physically and mentally. Get one-on-one support from a dedicated health coach, personalized guidance and mindfulness techniques to calm your mind.


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