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Registration is Open! Healthy County Boot Camp – Feb. 9-11

October 27, 2021|

It’s not too early to save your seat for the Healthy County Boot Camp, Feb. 9-11, 2022, at the Kalahari Resort in Round Rock. Join us Feb. 9-11 for Healthy County Boot Camp where wellness industry experts and your peers will share powerful tips, strategies and resources you can use to help county officials and employees lead healthier lives.

Take Advantage of the 24/7 NurseLine

October 27, 2021|

The 24/7 Nurseline is staffed by registered nurses who are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Join WW by Dec. 31 for FREE Friends & Family Kit

October 27, 2021|

‘Tis the season for reconnecting with loved ones—whether in-person or virtually. WW’s livable weight-loss plan lets you enjoy every delicious, festive moment and still reach your weight-loss goals.

Stay Healthy this Fall with Livongo Resources

October 27, 2021|

As the holidays approach, we can all look forward to the gratitude and kindness that the season brings. November is also Diabetes Awareness Month, which brings an opportunity to learn more about this condition that affects 10% of the U.S. population.

“Talking to Your Kids About Internet Safety & Cyberbullying” Webinar Recording

October 27, 2021|

View the recording for the “Talking to Your Kids About Internet Safety & Cyberbullying” webinar, provided by Alliance Work Partners this past month.

Take Advantage of the 24/7 NurseLine

October 27, 2021| Health and Benefits News

The 24/7 Nurseline is staffed by registered nurses who are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Join WW by Dec. 31 for FREE Friends & Family Kit

October 27, 2021| Health and Benefits News

‘Tis the season for reconnecting with loved ones—whether in-person or virtually. WW’s livable weight-loss plan lets you enjoy every delicious, festive moment and still reach your weight-loss goals.

Stay Healthy this Fall with Livongo Resources

October 27, 2021| Health and Benefits News

As the holidays approach, we can all look forward to the gratitude and kindness that the season brings. November is also Diabetes Awareness Month, which brings an opportunity to learn more about this condition that affects 10% of the U.S. population.

“Talking to Your Kids About Internet Safety & Cyberbullying” Webinar Recording

October 27, 2021| Health and Benefits News

View the recording for the “Talking to Your Kids About Internet Safety & Cyberbullying” webinar, provided by Alliance Work Partners this past month.

Mary Cunningham to retire this year

October 26, 2021| TAC News

Welcome Stephanie Moreno to the judicial education team

Mary Cunningham to retire this year

October 26, 2021| TAC News

Welcome Stephanie Moreno to the judicial education team

New TAC interactive tool shows population-bracketed statutes by county

October 26, 2021| TAC News

2020 population shifts affect applicability of Texas statutes

Four Texas counties expected to complete courthouse restorations amid challenging year

October 26, 2021| TAC News

Pandemic, weather increased costs, created delays

Changes are afoot at County magazine

October 26, 2021| TAC News

Magazine website to get an upgrade; print edition to come out quarterly

2022 Healthy County Boot Camp registration is open

October 26, 2021| TAC News

Annual health and wellness conference will be in Round Rock

Fall Judicial Session to be held in Boerne

October 26, 2021| TAC News

Learn in depth about programs that worked in other jurisdictions

Healthy County spotlight on King County

October 26, 2021| TAC News

Wellness coordinator takes extra steps to improve wellness in the small Texas county

President's Report

October 26, 2021| TAC News

It's been an incredible honor to serve as TAC president. 

Executive Director's Report

October 26, 2021| TAC News

Board President Renee Couch’s optimism, teamwork helped steer TAC through the pandemic

Election Dates Set to Shift Contingent on Redistricting

September 30, 2021| Legislative News

After efforts to change Texas election law failed during the first special session, lawmakers reconvened in Austin for a second special session and passed the governor’s requested priority legislation.

New Voting Law Takes Effect Dec. 2

September 30, 2021| Legislative News

After two previous attempts, the Election Integrity Protection Act of 2021 will soon become law. Senate Bill 1 by Sen. Bryan Hughes (R-Mineola), passed during the second special session of the 87th Legislature and will take effect Dec. 2.

Grant Funding Available Through Operation Lone Star

September 30, 2021| Legislative News

To enhance border security operations supporting Operation Lone Star (OLS), Gov. Greg Abbott has announced that $100 million in grant funding is available as part of appropriations passed under House Bill 9 during the second special session of the 87th Legislature.

Governor Signs Bail Reform Legislation

September 30, 2021| Legislative News

After five attempts, the Legislature passed a bill taking aim at addressing problems within the state’s bail system.

County Officials Share Interests, Concerns at TAC Legislative Conference

September 30, 2021| Legislative News

More than 500 county officials and staff from across Texas gathered in Austin Sept. 1-3 for TAC’s 2021 Legislative Conference.

D.C. Watch

September 30, 2021| Legislative News

The U.S. Treasury Department did not issue its “Final Rule” on acceptable uses for the American Rescue Plan Act at the end of September as expected because of the thousands of public comments it has yet to review.


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