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Lawmakers Respond to Winter Storm Uri, Governor Prioritizes ERCOT Reform and Winterization

2/26/21
Week In Review Legislators' attention was focused squarely on the response to last week's severe winter weather. Legislative hearings are expected to continue with legislation to follow. Governor…
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Future of Texas – Unscripted: The Winter Storm Legislative Response Unfolds and Committee Meetings Begin

2/26/21
In this episode of Future of Texas – Unscripted, we discuss the legislature’s reaction during and after the winter storm – what went wrong and where do we go from here. Partnership Vice President of…
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Texas Lawmakers Move Economic Development and Flood Mitigation Efforts Forward

2/12/21
State lawmakers in both the Texas House and Senate were in session this week, including the Senate Finance Committee, which started hearings focused primarily on the budgets for statewide office…
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Future of Texas – Unscripted: Committees are Set, Broadband Access Takes Center Stage in Policy Discussions

2/12/21
In this episode of Future of Texas – Unscripted, we discuss broadband access – what was done during 2020 to make improvements and how the issue of statewide expansion is likely to play out this…
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How Houston-Area Lawmakers Can Influence Legislation This Session

2/5/21
After weeks of anticipation, Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan announced legislative committee assignments on Thursday. Now committee appointments are known for both the House and Senate, and activity…
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Gov. Abbott Outlines Key Legislative Priorities in Address

2/2/21
Monday evening Governor Greg Abbott delivered his biannual State of the State address, laying out his priorities for the 87th Texas Legislative Session. The Governor focused on four themes: health,…
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