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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Work with leading research institutions, state agencies, and a wide range of non-profit organizations to identify policies and best practices that will yield the greatest impact on obesity in Texas.

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Collaborate with advocacy groups to set specific legislative priorities, and do the legwork to get legislators and the public informed and in support.

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After policies make their way into law, the Partnership ensures they are enacted as intended and monitored and evaluated for efficacy.
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On 6/22, @NASEM_Health is hosting a virtual workshop that will be the second in a series to explore sustainable systems-wide changes to reduce the prevalence of obesity. Register now: https://bit.ly/3vNjrzE #ObesitySolutionsRT

.@msdcenter has launched the Child Nutrition Toolkit, part of the Texas Child Health Status Report Project. Learn ways you can improve child nutrition as an individual, at school, or in the state at http://go.uth.edu/NutritionToolkit #HealthyChildrenHealthyState #txlege

Watch the recording from our @SXSWEDU panel to hear from retired generals and @strongnationusa President & CEO @bdford95 on the importance of reducing childhood #obesity to strengthen our national security. https://bit.ly/2RmWUe7

ICYMI: Yesterday, @TexasHouse passed #SB224 to simplify the SNAP certification and recertification processes for seniors and persons with disabilities! Thank you @RepWalle and @electcharles! #txlege