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    Access a variety of TAC news and information tools to keep on top of local, state and federal issues.

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    Stay Healthy With Livongo Resources

    January 31, 2022

     Health & Employee Benefits Pool Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, so what better time to take care of your heart than February, which is American Heart Month.

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    2022 TAC Salary Survey Started

    January 27, 2022

     Legislative Services We mailed survey forms for the 2022 TAC Salary Survey to all 254 counties this month.

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    AG Opinions and Requests

    January 27, 2022

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

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    Broadband Development Office Planning Statewide Listening Tour

    January 27, 2022

     Legislative Services The Texas Broadband Development Office (BDO) is recommending counties begin to assess the broadband needs of their community.

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    County officials discuss mass gathering permits at meeting of concert safety task force

    January 27, 2022

     Legislative Services On Jan. 6, Gov. Greg Abbott’s Texas Task Force on Concert Safety convened for the fifth time, at the Alamodome in San Antonio.

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    D.C. Watch

    January 27, 2022

     Legislative Services TAC's federal outreach team attended a NACo forum this month to discuss shared legislative priorities with TAC's peers.

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    New Reporting Deadline Approaches for Counties With Hotel Occupancy Tax Revenue

    January 27, 2022

     Legislative Services Counties are accustomed to providing the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts with annual data on local ad valorem tax collections and indigent health care costs.

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    Primary Elections Fast Approach

    January 27, 2022

     Legislative Services Millions of dollars in political advertisements canvas Texas’ highway billboards and fill our airwaves and mailboxes, heralding the biennial return of a sport as competitive as any: campaign season.

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    Registration Open for TAC Legislative Conference

    January 27, 2022

     Legislative Services Registration for the Texas Association of Counties' 2022 Legislative Conference, set for Aug. 24-26 in Austin, is now open.

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    TAC Debuts 'Texas County Voice' Podcast

    January 27, 2022

     Legislative Services The Texas Association of Counties has joined the world of podcasting, launching "Texas County Voice" this month to highlight the people and issues important to Texas counties.

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    Texas Bond Review Board: Counties hold 5.8% of total local debt

    January 27, 2022

     Legislative Services The Texas population boom continues and local governments are building the infrastructure required for sustainable economic and community development.

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    U.S. Treasury Issues Final ARPA Rules

    January 27, 2022

     Legislative Services On Jan. 6, the U.S. Department of the Treasury released the final rules for the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds, which also cover the $65.1 billion in federal funds sent to counties nationwide under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).

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