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Send the Message to #FundTxEdRecovery

The federal government is providing billions in COVID-19 relief funding to public schools across the country. Texas initially received $1.3 billion in federal stimulus funding intended for schools in spring 2020. However, Texas schools did not see any additional money...

Speaker Releases House Committee Assignments

On February 4, 2021, Speaker of the House Dade Phelan announced committee assignments for the 87th legislative session. House Public Education Committee Chair:  Harold Dutton Vice Chair: J.M. Lozano Alma Allen Steve Allison Keith Bell Diego Bernal Brad Buckley Mary...

Senate Committees Announced for 87th Legislature

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced Senate committee assignments for the 87th Legislature on Friday, January 15. They include: Senate Committee on Education Larry Taylor, Chair Eddie Lucio, Jr., Vice Chair Paul Bettencourt Bob Hall Bryan Hughes José Menéndez Angela...

Day 1 of the 87th Legislative Session

The 87th Texas Legislature convened at noon January 12, 2021, with Department of Public Safety troopers in heavy attendance and full gear outside and throughout the Capitol and rapid COVID-19 testing tents set up at the north (the only public) entrance. After working...