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HHSC Wants Your Input on What Services & Programs they Should Spend Money

The Texas Health & Human Services Commission (HHSC) is asking for the public to make recommendations on their request for funding they will soon send to the Texas Legislature. If you want the agency to know what services and programs are important to you and your family, this is a great chance to let your voice be heard!

DEADLINE: This Thursday, May 19, 2016 @ 5:00 pm CST

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Call to Action: Please submit your comments to the Sunset Commission by 5:00 PM CST today!! Tell them you OPPOSE ISSUE 13!!

DEADLINE TODAY!! Tell Sunset that YOUTH & FAMILIES MATTER!! Earlier this week I posted about the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission staff report on HHSC, and specifically Issue 13. The recommendations of Issue 13 include dissolving state advisory boards that are critical to families in Texas having a voice in the legislative process. It took years of… Continue reading Call to Action: Please submit your comments to the Sunset Commission by 5:00 PM CST today!! Tell them you OPPOSE ISSUE 13!!

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HHSC Sunset Staff report published: Texas Youth and Family Call to Action – Oppose Issue 13!

On Friday, October 3rd, 2014, the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission staff published their report of recommendation to Sunset on the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC).  While many of the recommendations have merit, there is one issue of vital importance to Texas families with children with mental health challenges.  If you or someone you love… Continue reading HHSC Sunset Staff report published: Texas Youth and Family Call to Action – Oppose Issue 13!

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The Texas Sunset Advisory Commission

https://www.sunset.texas.gov/ The Texas Sunset Advisory Commission began in 1977 as a process to streamline state government.  The operative number for Sunset is 12: 12 members Reviews each state agency every 12 years The members of Sunset change with each session.  Of course, they can’t review every agency each session, so there is a scheduled rotation… Continue reading The Texas Sunset Advisory Commission

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