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Senate Committee Considers Ban on Taxpayer-Funded Lobbying

September 16, 2022| Legislative News

The Senate Committee on Local Government met Tuesday to hear testimony on four of its assigned interim charges.

County Officials Prepare for 2023 Session

September 16, 2022| Legislative News

More than 700 county officials and staff from across Texas attended TAC's Legislative Conference in August to explore issues important to local government.

Reminder: UFM Survey Due by Nov. 15

September 16, 2022| Legislative News

The Unfunded Mandates (UFM) Survey is important to all Texas counties.

House Appropriations Committee Focuses on Juvenile Justice Department Halt on Intakes and its Effect on County Probation Departments

September 16, 2022| Legislative News

In a June 29 letter, the interim Executive Director of the Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD) told county juvenile probation departments that the intake of youth committed to state facilities was temporarily suspended due to staffing shortages.

Brazoria County Sheriff, State Representatives Host Countywide School Safety Summit

September 16, 2022| Legislative News

Discussion highlighted individual school district policies and programs used to secure local campuses. Several school officials asked for the Legislature to appropriate direct funding for school security.

U.S. Census Bureau Seeks Input for 2030 Census

September 16, 2022| Legislative News

The bureau is looking for public recommendations to help it better reach historically undercounted people and encourage everyone to respond to the next census.

Broadband Development Office to Host Monthly Local Government Roundtable

September 16, 2022| Legislative News

Virtual meetings will give participants the chance to engage with members of broadband office staff and other communities focused on expanding access to high-speed internet.

D.C. Watch

September 16, 2022| Legislative News

Joint Budget Hearings for 2024-25 Legislative Appropriations Requests Begin

September 16, 2022| Legislative News

Staff from the Office of the Governor and the Legislative Budget Board recently began public hearings on the 2024-25 Legislative Appropriations Requests (LARs) of state agencies, higher education agencies and institutions, state courts and judicial agencies.

Selected Grant Opportunities for Texas Counties

September 16, 2022| Legislative News

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

On the Horizon

September 16, 2022| Legislative News

Selected upcoming events and deadlines.

AG Opinions and Requests

September 16, 2022| Legislative News

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

Bridging the Future

September 16, 2022| Legislative News

County treasurers from across the state met in Waco this month for the 74th Annual County Treasurers' Association of Texas Conference.

Register Now to Attend Healthy County Boot Camp – Join Us in Denton or Online!

August 26, 2022|

It's not too early to save your seat for Healthy County Boot Camp, set for Feb. 8-10 at the Embassy Suites Denton Convention Center in Denton.

Smiles for Miles Contest Starts Aug. 29!

August 26, 2022|

The Sonic Boom contest Smiles for Miles starts Aug. 29 and runs through Oct. 23.

Get a Fresh Start on Your Weight-Loss Goals

August 26, 2022|

Now is the perfect time to take advantage of your wellness program! Refocus on your health with support from our partner, WeightWatchers.

Tips for Easy Weeknight Meals, an Exercise Guide and a Flu Shopping List

August 26, 2022|

Stay healthy this fall with resources from Livongo on easy weeknight meals, an exercise guide and a flu shopping list.

Nutrition 101 Webinar Recording

August 26, 2022|

Rethinking what makes it onto our plates is often our first step toward overall health improvement. Let's get down to the fundamentals of nutrition and uncover effective ways to make a positive impact on our bodies, today and in the long run.

Connect With a Real Coach Through Omada

August 26, 2022|

Omada helps you take control of your health and lose weight with simple changes and a health coach on your side.

Smiles for Miles Contest Starts Aug. 29!

August 26, 2022| Health and Benefits News

The Sonic Boom contest Smiles for Miles starts Aug. 29 and runs through Oct. 23.

Get a Fresh Start on Your Weight-Loss Goals

August 26, 2022| Health and Benefits News

Now is the perfect time to take advantage of your wellness program! Refocus on your health with support from our partner, WeightWatchers.

Tips for Easy Weeknight Meals, an Exercise Guide and a Flu Shopping List

August 26, 2022| Health and Benefits News

Stay healthy this fall with resources from Livongo on easy weeknight meals, an exercise guide and a flu shopping list.

Nutrition 101 Webinar Recording

August 26, 2022| Health and Benefits News

Rethinking what makes it onto our plates is often our first step toward overall health improvement. Let's get down to the fundamentals of nutrition and uncover effective ways to make a positive impact on our bodies, today and in the long run.

Connect With a Real Coach Through Omada

August 26, 2022| Health and Benefits News

Omada helps you take control of your health and lose weight with simple changes and a health coach on your side.

’It's not if but when’ is resounding message at County Technology Workshop

July 29, 2022| TAC CIRA News

While speaking in Nacogdoches County during May, state cybersecurity officer Tony Sauerhoff asked attendees to guess how many malicious connection attempts the state blocks in a 24-hour period. The guesses: 50,000 … over a million. The answer: 900 million.


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