New Faces This Session


New Chairs in Both the House and the Senate


For the first time in memory, the Senate House and Senate Higher Education Committees both have new chairs this session.


House Higher Education Committee

Chair: Rep. Chris Turner


Vice Chair: Rep. Lynn Stucky


Members:

Rep. Angie Chen Button

Rep. John Frullo

Rep. Donna Howard

Rep. Eric Johnson

Rep. Leo Pacheco

Rep. Matt Schaefer

Rep. John T. Smithee

Rep. Armando Walle

Rep. Terry M. Wilson


Senate Higher Education Committee

Chair: Sen. Brandon Creighton


Vice Chair: Sen. Royce West


Members:

Sen. Paul Bettencourt

Sen. Dawn Buckingham

Sen. Beverly Powell

Sen. Larry Taylor

Sen. Kirk Watson


Also, Higher Education Coordinating Board Commissioner Raymund Paredes has announced that he will step down August 31 after 15 years in the position.


Come meet with staff members from these committees at the TACT Legislative Day.

TACT Legislative Day - February 15

FREE Event....RSVP Needed


Funding...Funding...Funding. There's not much talk around the Capitol yet during this Legislative Session, but the buzz so far is about the budget. Join your fellow Texas faculty and talk with law makers about Higher Education Funding and more hot issues. Click here for more information and to register....


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