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Online resources - legislative agenda

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  • Texas Ethics Commission – campaign finance, meeting dates, ethics publications & guides
  • Texas Legislative Budget Board – committee to develop budget & policy recommendations for legislative appropriations and complete fiscal analyses for proposed legislation
  • Texas Comptroller – sales & use tax, franchise tax, property tax, etc.
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  • Texas Sunset Commission – legislative commission to identify & eliminate waste, duplication, and inefficiency for Texas state agencies
  • Texas Attorney General – legal council to the state on issues of consumer protection, open government, senior Texans, etc.
  • Texas Department of Insurance – protects insurance consumers by regulating the industry and promoting a stable & competitive market
  • Texas Department of Transportation – works to provide safe and reliable transportation solutions in the State of Texas
  • Texas Railroad Commission – state agency that regulates the oil and gas industry, natural gas utilities, pipeline safety, the natural gas and hazardous liquid pipeline industry and surface coal and uranium mining in Texas
  • Texas Commission on Environmental Quality –  assistance with air regulatory compliance, water supply, waste management, petroleum storage, etc.
  • Worker’s Compensation – responsible for rate guide, employer information, claims information, etc.
  • Texas General Land Office – responsible for administration & stewardship of state lands & resources, focused on oil & natural gas, renewable energy, leasing & easements, etc.
  • Texas Pharmacy Board – responsible for licensing & registration of Texas pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacies, establishing regulations for pharmacy practice, etc.
  • Texas Medical Board – responsible for licensing, proposed rule changes, prescriptive authority, etc.
  • Texas Health & Human Services Commission – oversees Health & Human Services Commission, Department of Aging & Disability Services, Department of State Health Services, Department of Assistive & Rehabilitative Services, Department of Family & Protective Services