The Partnership for a Healthy Texas is proud to announce the release of the ‘State of Obesity in Texas Report,’ which paints a picture of the obesity crisis in Texas to serve as background to our Legislative Priorities for the 87th Session.
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Learn more about child beverage consumption in Texas with our one-pager! Every day 31.6% of 2nd graders drink 1 or more regular sodas. Learn more:

Thank you @electcharles & @RepWalle for your leadership during the #87th Session and support of #SB224 which will help our seniors fight hunger! Your leadership and support of healthy initiatives is greatly appreciated! @txlegeobesity #txlege #wellintothefuture

Thank you @GovAbbott, @electcharles, and @RepWalle for helping our seniors fight hunger with the passage of SB224! The law simplifies the #SNAP certification and recertification requirements for households comprised of senior citizens or individuals with disabilities.