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Selected Grant Opportunities for Texas Counties

September 16, 2022| Legislative News

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

On the Horizon

September 16, 2022| Legislative News

Selected upcoming events and deadlines.

AG Opinions and Requests

September 16, 2022| Legislative News

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

Bridging the Future

September 16, 2022| Legislative News

County treasurers from across the state met in Waco this month for the 74th Annual County Treasurers' Association of Texas Conference.

County Officials Testify Before Senate Finance Committee Hearing on State Mental Health Services

July 28, 2022| Legislative News

Panel examines state hospital capacity, the impact of mental health issues on county jails and other related matters as it prepares for next year's legislative session.

Comptroller Projects $27 Billion Surplus

July 28, 2022| Legislative News

Revised estimate for 2023 fiscal year follows unprecedented growth in tax revenues.

Texas House Committee Releases Report on Uvalde Shooting

July 28, 2022| Legislative News

The panel is one of two tasked by Gov. Abbott to investigate the May 24 shooting at Robb Elementary School.

Registration Still Open for Legislative Conference

July 28, 2022| Legislative News

The three-day event helps county officials and staff prepare for the 88th Legislature. Early-bird rates remain available through Aug. 8.

Senate Finance Committee Holds Interim Hearing on Operation Lone Star, Bail Bond Reform

July 28, 2022| Legislative News

Several county officials were on hand to discuss resource needs and the impact of the issues on local government.

Senate Committee on Finance Holds Hearing to Discuss Federal Funding

July 28, 2022| Legislative News

Senators evaluated the fiscal impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on state agencies, including costs incurred due to federal mandates, the use of 'one-time' federal funding sources and where federal funding will likely be significantly reduced in the future.

Selected Grant Opportunities for Texas Counties

July 28, 2022| Legislative News

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

Listen to Texas County Voice

July 28, 2022| Legislative News

The Texas Association of Counties' Texas County Voice is a podcast about the people, issues and all things important to Texans and Texas counties. The latest episode, available today, features an interview with Hemphill County Judge Lisa Johnson.

North and East Texas County Judges, Commissioners Hold Annual Conference

July 28, 2022| Legislative News

More than 165 officials join gathering; new board members sworn in.

With ‘Onward Together’ as Their Theme, JPs and Constables Gather for Annual Conference

July 28, 2022| Legislative News

Tarrant County Justice of the Peace Sergio De Leon is sworn in as association's new president; annual awards also presented.

County, District Clerks Attend Annual Conference

July 28, 2022| Legislative News

Chambers County District Clerk Patti Henry is sworn in as association's new president; top clerks of the year honored.

CLG Hosts Lunch Training Opportunity

July 28, 2022| Legislative News

The gathering was the first of several meetings that will take place before next year’s legislative session.

D.C. Watch

July 28, 2022| Legislative News

The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act expands funding for mental health grants and services.

AG Opinions and Requests

July 28, 2022| Legislative News

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

What We're Reading

July 28, 2022| Legislative News

A look at some recent Texas news.

On the Horizon

July 28, 2022| Legislative News

Selected upcoming events and deadlines.

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.


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