County Issues

Wise County Hosts TAC Legislative Exchange

June 23, 2022| Legislative News

Regional county officials meet with state Rep. Lynn Stucky to discuss legislative issues important to their counties.

Attend TAC's 2022 Legislative Conference

June 23, 2022| Legislative News

The event helps county officials and staff prepare for the 88th Legislature. Register to attend in person or online.

TAC Invites Counties to Submit Unfunded Mandate Data

June 23, 2022| Legislative News

Survey helps determine trends in the costs to counties of state and federal mandates requiring counties to spend local dollars.

Comptroller Releases State Broadband Plan

June 23, 2022| Legislative News

The blueprint will serve as a roadmap for expanding high-speed internet access in Texas and closing the state’s digital divide.

Budget and Tax Rate Meeting Held

June 23, 2022| Legislative News

Attendees reviewed statutory requirements that guide the preparation and adoption of a county budget.

Listen to Texas County Voice

June 23, 2022| Legislative News

New podcast episode offers an overview of one of TAC's premier training programs for county officials, Leadership 254.

CLG Training Opportunity a Success!

June 23, 2022| Legislative News

Core Legislative Group members kick off series of training sessions.

Selected Grant Opportunities for Texas Counties

June 23, 2022| Legislative News

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

South Texas Judges and Commissioners Hold Annual Conference, Swear in New Board

June 23, 2022| Legislative News

Gathering keeps auditors up to date on a variety of current and relevant topics.

D.C. Watch

June 23, 2022| Legislative News

New national mental health hotline — 988 — launches July 16. But most states, including Texas, have not appropriated funds for the service.

Are You Disaster Ready?

June 23, 2022| Legislative News

Chambers County, TDEM conferences offer preparation guidance.

Tax Assessor-Collectors Hold Annual Conference

June 23, 2022| Legislative News

Highlights include a lookahead to next year’s legislative session and the swearing-in of a new Board of Directors.

AG Opinions and Requests

June 23, 2022| Legislative News

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

What We're Reading

June 23, 2022| Legislative News

A look at some recent Texas news.

On the Horizon

June 23, 2022| Legislative News

Selected upcoming events and deadlines.

Session Topics Set for 2022 Legislative Conference

May 27, 2022| Legislative News

Elections, property taxes, and federal and state grant opportunities are among numerous subjects to be discussed. Reduced registration rates remain available through Aug. 8.

TAC Publishes County Officials’ Salaries

May 27, 2022| Legislative News

2022 Salary Survey, showing salaries for all elected officials and county auditors, is now available online.

Most State Incumbents Win Runoff Races

May 27, 2022| Legislative News

With primary contests decided, the ballot for November’s general election is now set.

Joint Committee on Access and Forensic Services to Submit Report

May 27, 2022| Legislative News

The committee's report contains recommendations for a mental health bed allocation methodology and will be sent to the Legislature before next year’s session begins.

Listen to Texas County Voice

May 27, 2022| Legislative News

New podcast episode explores the issue of rural health care.

D.C. Watch

May 27, 2022| Legislative News

TAC Staff Visits Capitol Hill; Agency Releases Broadband Funding Notice.

Selected Grant Opportunities for Texas Counties

May 27, 2022| Legislative News

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

Voters Approve Texas Constitutional Amendments

May 27, 2022| Legislative News

Two changes to the state constitution reduce school property taxes.

County Auditors Complete Annual Institute

May 27, 2022| Legislative News

Gathering keeps auditors up to date on a variety of current and relevant topics.

What We're Reading

May 27, 2022| Legislative News

A look at some recent Texas news.


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