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Future of Texas - Unscripted: Final Days of Regular Legislative Session

In this episode of Future of Texas – Unscripted, we discuss legislative deadlines that have come and gone, and what is on the horizon as we enter the final days of session. Partnership Vice President…

One Month Remains in Session, Legislature Acts on Coastal Barrier and Economic Development

Week In Review With only 31 days until the end of the 87th Legislative Session, the Legislature acted on several bills impacting the Houston region this week. House Committees heard legislation…

Future of Texas - Unscripted: Creating a Brain Institute of Texas

In this episode of Future of Texas – Unscripted, we discuss the legislation creating the Brain Institute of Texas (BITx). Partnership Vice President of Public Policy and Advocacy, Lindsay Munoz,…

House Passes Budget, Legislature Moves Broadband and Energy Issues

Week In Review This week, the House amended and passed Senate Bill 1, the state biennial budget. It now heads back to the Senate and conference committee to iron out differences between the two…

What Carbon Capture Needs in Texas

Advancing energy competitiveness within Texas and our region is a top priority of the Partnership. Key to those efforts is supporting policies that will help Texas maintain its competitive advantage…

Houston Legislators Lead on Building Skilled Texas Workforce

Senator Paul Bettencourt (R-Houston) and Representative Jim Murphy (R-Houston) have introduced critical workforce legislation to align the work of the state’s three major education and workforce…
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