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AG Opinions and Requests

May 27, 2022| Legislative News

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

On the Horizon

May 27, 2022| Legislative News

Selected upcoming events and deadlines.

Latest TAC Salary Survey Almost Complete

April 28, 2022| Legislative News

Data containing base salaries for the offices in each responding county will be available online.

Register Today for 2022 Legislative Conference

April 28, 2022| Legislative News

Prepare for next year’s legislative session with TAC; early bird registration ends Aug. 8.

Texas Senate Committee on Border Security Holds Hearings to Discuss Funding, Results

April 28, 2022| Legislative News

Senators seek to assess the value of the nearly $3 billion the Legislature appropriated for border security over the next two years.

Texas Senate Interim Charges Issued

April 28, 2022| Legislative News

Committees are holding hearings to develop policy recommendations for next Legislature.

Selected Grant Opportunities for Texas Counties

April 28, 2022| Legislative News

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

New Podcast Episode Available

April 28, 2022| Legislative News

Latest episode of Texas County Voice discusses one of the state’s most pressing problems: mental health.

D.C. Watch

April 28, 2022| Legislative News

Share your county’s ARPA story with members of Congress; Broadband Development Office seeks feedback.

West Texas Judges, Commissioners Meet

April 28, 2022| Legislative News

Almost 300 officials attend annual conference; new board elected.

Treasurers Hold Spring Education Seminar

April 28, 2022| Legislative News

With “Inspire Trust” as a theme, treasurers explore issues and information to help them perform their duties.

AG Opinions and Requests

April 28, 2022| Legislative News

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

What We're Reading

April 28, 2022| Legislative News

Here's a look at some of the Texas stories media outlets have covered recently.

On the Horizon

April 28, 2022| Legislative News

Selected upcoming events and deadlines.

Bail Reform Reporting System to Launch April 1

March 24, 2022| Legislative News

Passed in the second special session of the 87th Legislature, Senate Bill 6 made significant changes to the bail bond system in Texas.

House Interim Charges Issued

March 24, 2022| Legislative News

As Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, Rep. Dade Phelan (R-Beaumont) has sole authority to task the various standing, interim and select committees with study topics to inform their report to the 88th Legislature.

TAC Salary Survey Continues

March 24, 2022| Legislative News

The Texas Association of Counties is collecting information on county officials’ salaries for one of the most requested reports TAC produces.

Register Today for 2022 Legislative Conference

March 24, 2022| Legislative News

Early registration is available for the Texas Association of Counties' 2022 Legislative Conference, set for Aug. 24-26 in Austin.

Listen to TAC's Texas County Voice Podcast

March 24, 2022| Legislative News

On the latest episode of the Texas Association of Counties' podcast, Texas County Voice, TAC County Relations Officer and former Lavaca County Judge Tramer Woytek looks at the key issues and questions associated with the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).

Primary Election Results In, Runoffs Set

March 24, 2022| Legislative News

With primary elections completed on March 1, the May 24 runoff is next for intraparty competitors who fell short of a simple majority.

Judicial Commission on Mental Health Creates County Innovations in Mental Health Map

March 24, 2022| Legislative News

The Judicial Commission on Mental Health (JCMH) unveiled a new tool for counties to use in their efforts to implement new mental health programs or augment existing programs.

Selected Grant Opportunities for Texas Counties

March 24, 2022| Legislative News

Many state and federal grants are available to Texas counties.

D.C. Watch

March 24, 2022| Legislative News

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law: How Counties Can Access Transportation Funds

AG Opinions and Requests

March 24, 2022| Legislative News

TAC has highlighted recent attorney general opinions and requests for opinions of interest to counties.

What We're Reading

March 24, 2022| Legislative News

Here's a look at some of the Texas stories media outlets have covered recently.


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