Appropriations Vows to Fund Teacher Retirement System

(AUSTIN,TEXAS) House Appropriations Committee Chairman John Otto announced on the House floor that the House will fully fund TRS-Care, the health insurance program for retired public school employees of Texas. “I want to reassure every member in the House and every retired teacher that the House will fully fund TRS-Care,” said Appropriations Chairman, Rep. John […]

Speaker Appoints Raney to Prominent Committees

Austin, TX – Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, Joe Straus (R-San Antonio), has released the full list of House Committee appointments for the 84th Legislative Session. State Representative John Raney (R-Bryan/College Station) was pleased to once again be placed on the House Committees on Appropriations, Higher Education, and House Administration. This will be […]

The 84th Legislative Session Begins

Austin, TX – Tuesday, January 13th, marked the opening day of the 84th Texas Legislative Session. Today, the 150 members of the Texas House of Representatives and 31 State Senators were sworn-in as duly-elected representatives of their House and Senate districts, respectively. The Texas Legislature meets in regular session on the second Tuesday in January […]